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What does Araceli mean?

Araceli Pronunciation of Araceli [araceli] as a girls' name is pronounced ar-ah-SAY-lee. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Araceli is "altar of heaven; heavenly homemaker". Spanish name.

Associated with: heaven.


Araceli has 8 variants: Aracelia, Aracelis, Aracely, Arcelia, Arcilla, Aricela, Ariceli and Aricelly.

Creative forms:
(female) Araceal, Arceli, ..


Middle name pairings:
Araceli Kyla (A.K.), ..

How popular is Araceli?

Araceli is a very popular first name for females (#881 out of 4276, Top 21%) but a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Araceli entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its highest rank of #487 in the U.S. in 2002, and is at #1060 presently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Araceli name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Araceli outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Aracely (#1495 in 2015) is the only other popular alternative form of Araceli (#1060 in 2015). Adoption of these forms of Araceli was common 12 years ago and is now significantly less.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Araceli, Aracely in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Araceli and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Araceli is alike in pronunciation to Aricella. Other recommended names are Adali, Agace, Amabel, Anabel, Anakela, Angeli, Arabel, Arabela, Arabella, Arabelle, Arachne, Arbela, Arbell, Arcenia, Ardelia, Ardelis, Ardell, Arela, Areli, Arelie, Arely, Argelia, Ariel, Ariela, Ariele, Ariell, Arthelia, Auralei, Brandeli (see Brandy), Ceceli, Chabeli, Kaeli, Orali and Racheli. These names tend to be less frequently used than Araceli.

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