[ 3 syll. a-rian, ar-i-an ] The baby boy name Arian is sometimes used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is AAR-iy-aeN †. Arian is used predominantly in the Albanian and English languages, and its origin is Albanian and Old Greek. From Albanian roots, its meaning is golden life. It is derived from the elements 'ar' meaning gold ; 'jetë' life.
In addition, Arian is a variant of the name Arion (English).
The name Arjeta (Albanian) is the female version of Arian.
Arian is fairly popular as a baby name for boys. The name's popularity has been increasing since the 2010s; before that, it was of irregular use only. At the modest height of its usage in 2012, 0.018% of baby boys were given the name Arian. Its ranking then was #649. Within all boy names in its group, Arian was the most popular in 2012. Arian was more commonly used than the subsequent ranked name, Aryan, by 3.429% in that year. Arian has in the past century been predominantly given to baby boys.
Baby names that sound like Arian include Arianne, Aareon, Achiram, Aharon, Ahriman, Aramis, Arana, Ariane, Ariann, Arien, Arion, Arjen, Armanee, Armaney, Armani, Armanie, Armanii, Armanno, Armano, and Armany.
† Pronunciation for Arian: AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"