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.
Ari has 1 masculine form: Ary.Kreatif forms: Ariae, Aribi, Arivi. [more]
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 a comparison of the usage of Ari and affiliated names. Prominent related forms of Ari (not in Top 1000) are Aria (#31 from recent data) and Ara. Adoption of these relations of Ari is at its highest today (average #515), except for the version Ara which has become less trendy. Aria is the most trendy baby name here. (Top Birth Names, 2014)
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 baby names are Abi, Abri, Adi, Agi, Aki, Ali▼, Ami▼, Arin and Bri. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ari.