What does Arianna mean?
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).
(female) Amianna, Arianha, ..
(male) Arianai, Arianel, ..
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)
Shown below is the baby name history of Arianna for girls. 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)
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.
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.See names in meaning and etymology.