Arye - Meaning of Arye
[ syll. a-rye, ar-ye ] The baby boy name Arye is pronounced as EHRAY- †. Arye is of Hebrew origin and it is also used mainly in the Hebrew language. The meaning of the name is 'lion'. The name has been associated with the Yiddish name Leib of the same meaning, and with Judah, a name traditionally associated with the lion. It was popular in medieval Europe when 'animal' names were in vogue.
In addition, Arye is a variant form of the English, Spanish, Hebrew, Bengali, Indian, and Greek Ari.
Arye is rare as a baby boy name. It is not ranked within the top 1000. Among the family of boy names directly linked to Arye, Judah was the most commonly used in 2011.
† approx English pronunciation for Arye: EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; AY as in "side (S.AY.D)"