What does Ariana mean?
Ariana /ar-i-ana/ as a girls' 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.
Associated with: silver.
(female) Abiana, Arianai, ..
(male) Arana, Ariney, ..
How popular is Ariana?
Ariana is a very popular first name for females (#1389 out of 4276, Top 32%) but a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Shown below is the birth name statistics of Ariana for girls. Ariana entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its apex position of #37 in the U.S. in 2014. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Prominent alternative forms of Ariana (#37 a year ago) appearing in the Top 2000 are Aria (#31 a year ago), Ariadna (#1724), Ariadne (#801), Ariane (#1497), Arianna (#40), Arianne, Arionna (#1877), Arriana, Aryana (#715) and Aryanna (#546). Other variants, like Aryanie, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Ariana was at its peak in 2014 (average #1024). The more fashionable baby names in this list are Aria, Ariadne, Ariana, Arianna, Aryana and Aryanna.
Ariana▲ is alike in pronunciation to Airina, Arena, Arina, Aruna, Auriana, Erina, Erinna, Erwina, Euriona, Irayna, Irena, Iriana, Irina, Irwina, Iryna, Orania, Oreana, Oriana, Orianna, Orina, Oryna, Uranya, Urena, Urina and Yerina. Other recommended names are Abina, Adana, Adrian▼, Adriana, Adriane, Airin, Aivana, Aiyana, Aldana, Alianna▲, Alina▲, Allana, Amina▲, Aram, Arava, Archna, Ardena, Ariah▲, Arica, Ariela, Arin, Ariza, Arizona, Arjane, Armanda, Armina, Armona, Aviana▲, Avianna▲, Aydana, Brana, Briana▼, Briann, Brinna, Ciana, Diana▼, Doriana, Drina, Eliana▲, Gaiana, Giana▲, Idiana, Miriana, Oliana, Rhiana, Riana, Siana, Siriana, Teriana and Urbana. These names tend to be less frequently used than Ariana.