What does Arie mean?
Arie /arie/ as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Arie). Arie's roots are Hebrew and Greek, and Arie means "lion, eagle; lion of God; the best of all". Arie is an alternate form, with the suffix -e, of Ari (Hebrew, Scandinavian): a short variation of Aristides. Arie is also a form of Ariel (Hebrew): biblical place name for Jerusalem. Arie is also used as a variant of Aristotle (Greek).
How popular is Arie?
Arie is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#66476 out of 150436, Top 44%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Prominent varying forms of Arie (unlisted) are Ari (#441 2 years ago) and Ariel (#738). These forms of Arie reached the peak of their popularity in the year 2007 (usage of 0.4695%) and are almost as popular today (usage 0.4105%, ▼12.6%), but with the form Ariel becoming less stylish. Ariel has been the most popular, though Ari is now the top form. Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Arie and associated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Arie is pronounced similarly to Ara, Ario, Arrio, Arry, Aryeh, Aryo, Eri, Erie, Uri and Uria. Other suggested similar baby names are Abie, Acie, Ardie, Aric▼, Arien, Aries, Arin, Aris, Arlie▼, Arne▼, Arnie, Arte, Artie▼ and Arvie. These names tend to be more frequently used than Arie.