What does Ari mean?
Ari /ari/ [2 sylls.] 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 last year) and Ara. Adoption of these girl names is at its highest today (usage of 0.4845%), except for the version Ara which has become less trendy. Aria (#31) is the most trendy baby name here. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Ari is pronounced similarly to Airi, Ariah▲, Arie▼, Ariya, Arrie▼, Arya▲, Aura, Auria, Ira▼, Ora▼ and Oria. Other suggested similar baby names are Abi, Abri, Adi, Agi, Aki, Ali▼, Ami▼, Arin, Aure and Bri. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ari.