Meaning and name origin
Arianna \a-rianna, ari(an)-na\ as a girl's name is of Greek and Welsh origin, and the meaning of Arianna is "most holy; silver". Arianna is a variant of Ariadne (Greek); mythology: Ariadne, daughter of Cretan king Minos, helped Theseus escape from the Cretan labyrinth. Also a variant of Ariana (Welsh): also the simplified Italian variant of Ariadne.
Arianna is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2495 out of 4276, Top 58%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Arianna for girls. Arianna reached its highest rank of #40 in the U.S. in 2014. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Arianna 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).
Arianna▲ is also pronounced similarly to Arina, Auriana, Erinna, Iriana, Oriana and Orianna. Other suggested similar baby names are Abrianna, Adrianna▲, Ariadna, Ariane, Arianne, Arinne, Aryanne, Avianna and Brianna▲. These names tend to be less commonly used than Arianna.