Despite its distinguished pedigree and popularity in Israel, Disney's Little Mermaid feminized Ariel in this country forever--though short form Ari has come into prominence via the less than admirable character in Entourage.
ArielSharon (born 1928), former Israeli prime minister
Ariel Ticona, Chilean miner who was trapped in the San Jose mine
Ariel Donida, male model
Ariel Camacho, Mexican singer
Ariel Rechtshaid, American record producer
Ariel "Rel" Schulman, American actor, director and producer
Ariel Vromen, Israeli-born film director