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Girl Names Starting with Ar-

Ar- baby names and what they mean, with 68 results. Ar- names are used more often as masculine names. These girl names were at the apex of their popularity in the year 2014 (adoption of 2.18%) and have remained as popular to this day (adoption 2.04%, 7%), but with names like Ardith becoming somewhat dated. The trendier baby names among these are Aria (#29), Ariana (#46), Arya (#201), Arabella (#194) and Ariella (#401), while Arceo (top 6%) and Arp (6%) are common Ar- last names. Here is the list of Ar- names for boys.

Ar- names

Ara - Ardith | Arella - Arlea | Arleigh - Artemisia | Artha - Arza

Ara - Ardith

Ara and variantsAra1, var. Ari, Aria, Arria
Stems fr. Persian language. "Brings rain." Ara and variants became more trendy in 2015, gaining +113 rankings as birth names with Ari gaining the most.

Arabella and variantsArabella, var. Ara2, Arabel, Arabela, Arabelle, Arbell, Arbela, Arbella, Arbelle
From Latin. "Prayerful." Aribella is also a slightly prominent birth name.

Araceli and variantsAraceli, var. Aracelia, Aracely, Aracelis, Arcelia1, Aricela, Arcilla, Ariceli, Aricelly1
Derived fr. Latin element. "Altar of heaven; heavenly homemaker." Popular. Compare Araceli, Ariceli and common -li surnames Arcangeli (top 53%), Apicelli (69%).

Arachne, var. Arakne, Archna
Origin fr. Greek word. .. a young maiden who challenged the .. Arachen and Arachna are creative variations.

Derived fr. Tamil word. "Righteous woman." Aram is an unconventional women's name, occurring regularly (top 55%) as a surname. Cross-gender use.

.. Invented by an 18th century English .. Less popular today. Araminta last appeared in the 1880s in the Top 2000. See also Arminda.

Aurelia and variantsAranka, Arela, Areli, Arelie, Arely, Arella
Forms of Aurelia. Based on Latin. "Golden." Areli and Arely were among 2015's Top names.

Aranrhod, var. Arianrhod
Stems fr. Welsh element. "Huge or round wheel." Not in popularity charts.

Aranza and variantsAranza, var. Arancha, Arantxa, Arantza
Based on Basque language. "Thorn-bush." Common, with usage of 0.019% for Aranza and variants as girls' names in 2015, but lower than 0.03% the previous year.

Arava, var. Aravah
Based on Hebrew element. "Willow; arid land." Arava and Aravah are unusual as children's names.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ar- names: Ara, Arabella, Arabelle, Araceli, Aracely

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ar- names: Araminta, Arantza, Aranza, Arda, Ardath

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ar- names: Ardelia, Ardell, Ardella, Ardelle, Arden

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ar- names: Ardis, Ardith, Ardyce, Ardys, Areli

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ar- names: Arely, Ari, Aria

Derivative of Armenian word. "River that inspires poetic talent." Uncommon. Araxie, like Adrie, Audie, uses the -ie ending.

Arcadia, var. Arcadie
Stems fr. Greek language. Feminine of Arcadius (see Arcadio), the .. Arcadia and Arcadie are not Top 2000 names.

Arcangela, var. Arcangel, Archangela, Archangelia
From Greek word. "High-ranking angel." Arcangela, Archangela, etc. are not Top 2000 names.

Arcelia2, var. Aricella, Aricelly2
Stems fr. Spanish word. "Treasure chest." Rare, with the feminine -ia ending for Arcelia, like Acadia.

Arda and variantsArda1, var. Ardah, Ardath1
Based on Hebrew word. "Bronze." Ardah is novel as a girls' name among the variations of Arda.

From Greek. "Fire." Arden (upper 9%), Ardra (81%) are conventional surnames. See also Ardia.

Ardelle and variantsArdelle, var. Arda2, Ardeen1, Ardelia1, Ardelis1, Ardell1, Ardelis2, Ardella1, Ardene1, Ardia, Ardis1, Ardine, Ardra
Variant of Ardith .. Ardelia (top 100%), Ardell (69%), Ardella (53%), Ardelle (91%) and Ardis (38%) are conventional as female names.

Arden and variantsArden, var. Ardeen2, Ardena, Ardene2, Ardenia, Ardis2, Ardin
Root fr. Latin word. "Great forest." Ardis is a frequently occurring (top 38%) women's name.

Ardis and variantsArdis3, var. Ardiss, Ardyce, Ardys, Ardyss
Origin fr. Scottish, Irish elements. Variant of Ardith. Ardis, Ardyce and Ardys are more widely used as girls' names among these variations.

Ardith and variantsArdith, var. Ardath2, Ardelia2, Ardell2, Ardella2, Ardis4
Derived fr. Hebrew. "Blooming meadow." Ardis (upper 12%) and Ardell (46%) appear commonly as last names.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Ar- names for girls.

1. Ara - Ardith
Ara [Ari, Aria, Arria], Arabella [Arbela, Arbell, Arbella, Arbelle, ..], Araceli [Arcilla, Aricela, Ariceli, Aricelly, ..], Arachne [Arakne, Archna], Aram, Araminta, Aurelia [Arely, Areli, Arella, Arelie, ..], Aranrhod [Arianrhod], Aranza [Arancha, Arantxa, Arantza], Arava [Aravah], Araxie, Arcadia [Arcadie], Arcangela [Arcangel, Archangela, Archangelia], Arcelia [Aricella, Aricelly], Arda [Ardah, Ardath], Ardea, Ardelle [Ardia, Ardis, Ardra, Ardine, ..], Arden [Ardis, Ardin, Ardene, Ardenia, ..], Ardis [Ardys, Ardiss, Ardyce, Ardyss], Ardith [Ardis, Ardell, Ardelia, Ardella, ..]

Arella [Arela, Arelle], Erin [Arin, Aryn, Aren, Arinne], Arena, Aretha [Aretta, Arette, Aretina, Arletha, ..], Arethusa, Argene [Arjane, Arjean], Argenta [Argelia, Argentia, Argentina], Argia, Aria [Ariah, Ariya, Ariyah], Ariadne [Aryane, Aryanie, Aryanna, Aryanne, ..], Ariana [Aryana, Arriana, Aryanna, Aryonna, ..], Arianwen [Arianwyn], Erica [Arica, Arika], Ariel [Ariella, Arielle, Ariellel, Ariellia, ..], Arin [Aren], Irene [Arina], Arisje, Arista [Aristella, Aristelle], Arizona, Harley [Arlee, Arley, Arlea, Arleigh]

Arleigh, Arlene [Arly, Arlyn, Arlyne, Arlynn, ..], Arlette [Arlet, Arleta, Arleth, Arletta], Arlinda [Arlyn, Arlenna, Arlenne], Arlise [Arlys, Arlyse, Arlyss, Arlissa, ..], Armande [Armonde, Armanda, Armandina], Armani, Armen, Armida [Arminda], Armina [Armine, Armyne, Armeena, Arminie, ..], Arminta, Armona [Armonit], Arnalda [Arnolda], Arnelle [Arnisha, Arnessa, Arniesha], Arnette [Arnett, Arnita, Arvilla, Arnetta], Arnina [Arna, Arona, Arnit, Arnice], Arrie, Arsenia [Arcenia, Arsania, Arsemia], Artemis [Artemesia, Artemisia], Artemisia [Artemesia]

Artha, Arthuretta [Artis, Artina, Artrice, Artlette, ..], Aruna, Arunika [Arunima], Arwen [Arwyn], Arya [Aria], Aryana, Arza [Arzit, Ariza, Arzice]

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