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What does Arianna mean?

Arianna Pronunciation of Arianna [ar-i-an-na] as a girls' name is a Greek and Welsh name, and the name Arianna means "most holy; silver". Arianna is a variant form of Ariadne (Greek). Mythology: Ariadne. Arianna is also a variant of Ariana (Welsh).

Associated with: greek, silver.


Arianna has 8 variants: Arianie, Arieana, Arionna, Arriana, Aryana, Aryanie, Aryanna and Aryonna.

6 more relations via Ariadne, Ariana: Aria, Ariadna, Ariane, Arianne, Aryane and Aryanne.

Creative forms:
(female) Amianna, Arianha, ..

(male) Arianai, Arianel, ..

Middle name pairings:
Arianna Annabeth (A.A.), ..

How popular is Arianna?

Arianna is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2495 out of 4276, Top 58%) but a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Arianna entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its highest position of #40 in the U.S. in 2014, and is at #56 presently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Arianna name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular related forms of Arianna (#56 the previous year) rated in the Top 2000 are Aria (#29 the previous year), Ariana (#46), Aryanna (#717), Ariadne (#765), Aryana (#835), Ariane (#1641), Ariadna (#1650), Arianne, Arionna and Arriana. Other forms, like Aryonna, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Arianna reached its apex in the year 2014 (average #1024) and has remained as conventional to this day (#1067, down 10.9%). Ariana has historically been preferred by parents, though Aria is currently ranked higher.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Arianna, Aria, Ariadna, Ariadne, Ariana in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ariane, Arianne, Arionna, Arriana, Aryana, Aryanna in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Arianna, Aria, Ariana outside U.S.

Similar Names

Arianna is pronounced similarly to Airina, Arena, Arina, Arona, Aruna, Auriana, Erina, Erinna, Irayna, Iriana, Irina, Orania, Oreana, Oriana, Orianna, Orina, Urania, Uranya and Urina. Other recommended names are Abrianna, Adanna, Adreanna, Adrianna, Adriannah, Adrienna, Aivanna, Aiyanna, Alanna, Aliana, Alianna, Andrianna, Aninna, Arinne, Arlana, Arlenna (see Arlinda), Armanda, Arna, Arsania, Asianne, Aviana, Avianna, Breanna, Briahna, Briana, Brianda, Briann, Brianna, Briannah, Brianne, Brianni, Briauna, Briaunna, Brieanna, Brinna, Brionna, Chianna, Cianna, Crisanna, Darianna, Dianna, Dorianna, Elianna, Gerianna, Gianna, Jianna, Karianna, Kerianna, Kianna, Lianna, Marianna, Olianna, Quianna, Tianna, Urbanna and Vianna. These names tend to be less commonly used than Arianna.

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