What does Ari mean?
Ari [ari] as a girls' name (also used more commonly as boys' name Ari). Ari's name origin is Persian, and Ari means "brings rain". Ari is a version, with the suffix -i, of Ara (Persian): also variant of Arabella.
Associated with: rain (water).
Ari has 1 masculine form: Ary.Kreatif forms:
(female) Aar, Arbi, ..
(male) Aar, Ati, ..
How popular is Ari?
Ari is an unusual first name for women but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#93006 out of 150436, Top 62%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name statistics of Ari for girls. Ari was first listed in 2007 and reached its apex rank of #1089 in the U.S. in 2013, and is at #1118 presently. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)
Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of Ari and affiliated names. Prominent related forms of Ari (#1118 from recent data) are Aria (#31 from recent data) and Ara. Adoption of these relations of Ari is at its highest today (average #1049), except for the version Ara which have become somewhat dated. Aria is the most trendy baby name here.
Ari is pronounced similarly to Airi, Ariah▲, Arie, Ariya▲, Ariyah▲, Arrie, Arya▲, Aura, Aurea, Auria, Eira, Eiry, Iara, Ira, Ora▼, Orah, Oria, Orra, Orya, Uira, Uriya and Yara. Other suggested similar names are Abi, Abri, Adi, Agi, Aki, Ali, Ami▼, Arin and Bri. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ari.