Meaning and Origin of: Ariana

Meaning and Origin of Ariana

Girl name origins & meanings

  • Hebrew : Like a beautiful melody
  • Old English : Silver
  • Greek : Holy

What does Ariana mean and stand for?

The name Ariana is of Hebrew, Greek, and Old English origin and means "most holy." It derives from the Italian variation of Ariadne, meaning "holy."

Syllables: 4


According to Social Security Administration data, Ariana has been consistently popular, breaking the top 100 in 2001 and maintaining a spot between the top 100 and top 50 since.

However, it is the 16th most popular name on

According to Google search data analysis, in the last five years Ariana was at its peak popularity in May 2017.

Ariana has recently gained popularity over its twin spelling Arianna. The most notable carrier of the name is Ariana Grande, but other notable Arianas include Ariana DeBose, Ariana Richards, Ariana Rockefeller, and Ariana Savalas. The name has also been chosen for characters in Harry Potter, Tangled: The Series, and Days of Our Lives.

Where is it Popular?

Ariana was searched for most often in the following states:

Nicknames for Ariana

  • Ana
  • Ari
  • RiRi

Pairs well with these middle names