[ 4 syll. a-ria-na, ar-i-ana ] The baby girl name Ariana is also used as a boy name, though the use for girls is far more popular. It is pronounced aa-Riy-AEN-aa- †. Ariana's language of origin is Latin, Old Greek, and Welsh. It is predominantly used in Dutch, German, Albanian, English, French, Italian, and Welsh. From Welsh roots, its meaning is 'silver' - in this context, Ariana can be used in the English and Welsh languages.
In addition, Ariana is a Dutch and German form of Adriana.
Ariana is also an Albanian, English, French, and Italian form of the English, German, and Greek Ariadne.
Ariana is also an English form of the Italian, English, and Greek Arianna.
The name Ariana is widely used; it has 29 forms that are used in English and foreign languages. English forms of the name include Aerian, Aeriana, Aerianna, Aerion, Aerionna, Ahreanna, Ahriana, Ahrianna, Airiana, Airianna, Ari, Arianah, Ariane (used in French too), Arianell, Arianie, Ariann, Arianna, Arianne, Arieanna, Ariena, Arienna, Arieon, Arihana, Ariona, Arriana, and Aryana (used in Italian too). Other English forms include the spelling variants Arieana and Aryonna. The French Arian is a form of Ariana that is used in foreign languages.
Ariana is a popular baby girl name, and it is also perceived as rather trendy. The name has been rising in popularity since the 1970s. At the modest peak of its usage in 2014, 0.281% of baby girls were named Ariana. It had a ranking of #37 then. In 2018, it ranked at #68 with a usage of 0.201%, and it was the most popular out of all girl names in its family. Ariana was 26% more frequently used than the 2nd most popular name, Arianna, in 2018. In the last century Ariana has mainly been a baby girl name.
Baby names that sound like Ariana include Arianna, Aryana, Arianwen, Arianwyn, Armenouhi, Armenouhie, Oriana, Orianna, Aramoana, Arunima, Aeronwen, Airini, Arán, Arian, Ariane, Arianne, Ariene, Arin, Arinne, and Armagan.
† Pronunciation for Ariana: 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)"