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Ariella is a modern English girl’s name that comes from the Hebrew name Ariel. Ariella means “lioness of God”. With such a powerful meaning and a beautifully musical sound to it, Ariella is a great choice for any little girl.

Meaning of the name Ariella:

Hebrew: lioness of God

Origin of the name Ariella:

Ariella is a feminine form of the unisex Hebrew name Ariel. Ariella is a modern English spelling of the name, likely a variation on the French name Arielle.

Symbolism of the name Ariella:

Lionesses are powerful symbolic figures. Lionesses stand for intuition, courage, intelligence, and the power of feminine strength.

Style of the name Ariella:


Gender of the name Ariella:

Ariella is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Ariella:

ar-ee-EHL-ə, ehr-ee-EHL-ə

Number of syllables in the name Ariella:


Emotion evoked from the name Ariella:

Ariella evokes feelings of imagination and wonder.

Alternative spellings for the name Ariella:


Nicknames for the name Ariella:

Popularity of the name Ariella:

According to the Social Security Administration, Ariella first appeared on the top 1000 baby girl names in 2008 and it climbed in popularity rapidly to hit #152 in 2020.

Related names for the name Ariella:

Great middle names for the name Ariella and their meanings:

  • Layne (a small roadway or path)
  • Macie (hill)
  • Emery (industrious)
  • Quinn (descendent of Conn)
  • Willow (willow tree)
  • Autumn (the season)
  • Blythe (happy, carefree, white)
  • Constance (steadfastness)
  • Winifred (blessed peacemaking)
  • Edith (prosperous in war)
  • Theodora (gift of God)

Famous people with the name Ariella:

  • Ariella Kaeslin (Swiss artistic gymnast)
  • Ariela Massotti (Brazilian actress)
  • Ariella Rush (American professional ballroom dancer)
  • Ariella Vaccarino (American singer-songwriter)
  • Ariella “Ana” Hernandez Arida (Filipina actress)

Ariellas in popular culture:

  • Ariella Kent (comics, Supergirl franchise)
  • Ariella Third (television, “Fillmore”)
  • Ariella Festila Nimura Furstana Festila (literature, Deryni series by Katherine Kurtz)
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