Meaning and name origin
Ariana \a-ria-na\ as a girl's name is pronounced ar-ee-AH-nah. It is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Ariana is "silver". Also the simplified Italian variant of Ariadne. Political commentator Arianna Stassinopolous.
Ariana is a very popular first name for females (#1389 out of 4276, Top 32%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Ariana for girls. Ariana reached its highest rank of #37 in the U.S. in 2014. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Ariana and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Ariana (#37), Arianna (#40), Aryanna (#546), Aryana (#715) and Ariadne (#801). (2014 statistics).
Ariana▲ is also pronounced similarly to Airina, Arena, Arianie, Arina, Arona, Aruna, Auriana, Erina, Erinna, Iriana, Irina, Oreana, Oriana, Orianna, Orina and Urina. Other suggested similar baby names are Abriana, Adriana▲, Ariadna, Arin, Arinne, Arlana, Arna, Aryane, Aviana and Briana▼. These names tend to be less commonly used than Ariana.