What does Ari mean?
Ari [ari] as a girls' name (also used more commonly as boys' name Ari) is a Persian name, 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.Creative forms:
(female) Arbi, Arra, ..
(male) Aar, Ati, .. Middle name pairings:
Ari Harlee (A.H.), ..
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 #1007 in the U.S. in 2015. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Displayed below is a study of the ranking of Ari and affiliated names. Prominent related forms of Ari (#1007 from recent data) are Aria (#29 from recent data) and Ara. Adoption of these relations of Ari is at its highest today (average #1012), except for the version Ara which have become somewhat dated. Aria and Ari are two of the more trendy baby names 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.See names in meaning and etymology.