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Updated March 27, 2024

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Girl name origins & meanings

  • Hebrew : Lion of God

What does Ariella mean and stand for?

The name Ariella is of Hebrew origin and means "lion of God." It is a spelling variation of Ariel, with the popular -a suffix.

Syllables: 4

Girl name variations

How Popular Is The Name Ariella


According to Social Security Administration data, Ariella has been dramatically increasing in popularity, breaking the top 200 for the first time in 2020. It has made quite the jump from rank 913 in 2008.

However, it is the 1st most popular name on

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

Ariella is most noticeable as the name of Supergirl. Another notable namesake is singer Ariella Vaccarino. Though the name isn't in the spotlight too much, it's still managed to rise dramatically in popularity.

Where is it Popular?

Ariella was searched for most often in the following states:

Nicknames for Ariella

  • Ari
  • Aria
  • Ella
  • Elle
  • Ellie
  • LaLa

Pairs well with these middle names


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