Girl Baby Name

Ariella

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Quick Facts on Ariella

  • Gender:
  • Girl
  • Origin:
  • American, English
  • Number of syllables:
  • 4
  • Ranking popularity:
  • 432
Pronunciation:
ar-ee-EL-ə
Simple meaning:
Lion of God

Characteristics of Ariella

  • Dependable
  • Solid
  • Practical
  • Hard-working
  • Industrious
  • Studious
  • Conservative

Etymology & Historical Origin - Ariella

Ariella is a fanciful and feminized elaboration of the unisex name Ariel. The name Ariel is borne from the Bible as a place name [Isaiah 29:1-2]. “Ah, Ariel, Ariel, / the city where David encamped! / Add year to year; / let the feasts run there round. / Yet I will distress Ariel, / and there shall be moaning and lamentation, / and she shall be to me like an Ariel.” Most etymological sources translate Ariel into the Hebrew word for “Lion of God” or “hero.” It is also sometimes said to mean “alter hearth” which would make sense given the Biblical importance of this place name. Ariel originated as a male given name in the Jewish community, with Arielle and Ariella being strictly feminine forms of the name.

Popularity of the Name Ariella

Ariella just joined the club of American female names in 2008 yet has already risen to respectable levels of usage in a few short years. Both Ariel and Arielle are still more popular than the fancy-pants four-syllable Ariella, though. Brielle and Briella are similar sounding names that most likely attract the same type of parents. The names are serenely breezy if not a little wistful. Ariella is especially feminine, flowery and girly-girl when it comes to naming styles. A lot of people associate this name with a princess and not by mistake. Ariel was the name of Hans Christian Andersen’s “Little Mermaid” (later popularized by Disney). A red haired, blue eyed and green tailed enchantress, Ariel is a role model for little girls the world over, who see her kindness, adventurous nature and her sense of curiosity as highly positive traits. Ariella is just another spin on this charming mermaid name. There are three possible choices when it comes to naming your daughter “lion of God”. Ariel is unisex and therefore a little more tom-boyish. Arielle is French and therefore a little more sophisticated and elegant. Ariella is the frilly version. Ari and Ella are obvious nicknames, although Ariella is a name you hardly want to truncate. Much of her beauty lies in that flowing, fluid and effortless pronunciation. It’s a name with “pretty girl” written all over it.
Popularity of the Girl Name Ariella
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Cultural References to the Baby Name - Ariella

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    Literary Characters of the Baby Name Ariella

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    Popular Songs on Ariella

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  • Children's Books on the Baby Name Ariella

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  • Famous People Named Ariella

    Famous People Named Ariella

    Famous People Named Ariella - Ariella Kaeslin (Swedish Olympic gymnast)

  • Children of Famous People Named Ariella

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    Ariella - Girl Baby Name - Historic Figures

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Personality of the Girl Name Ariella

The number Four personality is marked by stability and discipline. This is the personality that follows the rules and is conservative by nature.  They have an earth-bound energy that prefers to build things methodically on top of firm foundations; they don't cut corners. Fours take their time and don't like to be hurried. But the outcome of their endeavors is likely to result in some strong and useful structure, which makes them great engineers and inventors. Fours are anything but frivolous or controversial. This is a trustworthy, straight-forward personality that embodies dedication and organization. They are the backbone and anchor in their relationships, careers and communities. They are tidy, punctual, and full of integrity. Hard-work comes naturally to a Four and they are immensely reliable. This is the personality you can always count on.

Variations of the Baby Name - Ariella

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