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Meaning and name origin

Ari \a-ri\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Ari), is of Persian origin, and the meaning of Ari is "brings rain". Ari is a variant of Ara (Persian): also nickname of Arabella.

There is 1 masculine form of Ari: Ary.

Ari has 2 variant forms: Aria, Arria.


Ari is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Ari and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Aria (#31) and Ara. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Aria, Ara in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Ari is also pronounced similarly to Airi, Arie, Aura, Auria, Ira, Ora and Oria. Other suggested similar baby names are Abri, Adi, Agi, Aki, Ali, Ami, Arin, Aure and Bri. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ari.