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Ari (girl)

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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 2 variants: Aria and Arria.

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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

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)

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

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

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.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ari, Ara, Aria in U.S.

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

Similar Names


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.