Italian form of Ariadne, Greek
"most holy"

Arianna Origin and Meaning

The name Arianna is a girl's name of Italian, Greek origin meaning "most holy".

A smooth, attractive choice, Arianna's on the rise with both single and double 'r's and 'n's. Single 'r' double 'n' Arianna — the second most popular version of the name — is these days associated with Greek-born blog queen Arianna Huffington.

Arianna has been steadily climbing in popularity for twenty years; it's also a popular choice in Italy.

There are no less than four Arianna-named operas, including Handel's Arianna in Creta.

Cousins Ariana is most closely associated with pop star Ariana Grande while Ariane is represented by a young Dutch princess, sister of Amalia and Alexia.

# 188 in the US

Arianna Rank in US Top 1000

# 1373 on Nameberry

Arianna Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Arianna Popularity

Famous People Named Arianna

  • Arianna HuffingtonGreek,American journalist; creator of The Huffington Post
  • Arianna Martina BergamaschiItalian singer, actress and TV presenter
  • Rose Arianna McGowanAmerican actress
  • Arianna ErrigoItalian Olympic foil fencer
  • Arianna PuelloDominican,Spanish rapper
  • Arianna Ayesha AfsarAmerican singer and beauty queen; Miss California 2010
  • Arianna FontanaItalian Olympic speed skater
  • Arianna Fernanda FollisItalian Olympic cross country skier
  • Arianna SavallSwiss,Spanish classical singer, harpist, and composer
  • Arianna VanderpoolWallace, Bahamian Olympic swimmer
  • Arianna ZukermanAmerican operatic soprano
  • Arianna Rae Slomski (b. 2013)daughter of Instagram star Caitlin Fladager

Arianna in Pop Culture

  • Arianna Maria Hernandezcharacter on American soap "Days of Our Lives"
  • Arianna Rosebook series by Jennifer Martucci
  • Arianna the Bearcharacter on TV's "The Cleveland Show"
  • Arianna Gasparinicharacter in Mary Hoffman's Stravaganza series