Spelling variation of Ariel
"lion of God"

Ariella Origin and Meaning

The name Ariella is a girl's name meaning "lion of God".

This variation of Ariel, with the extra-feminine suffix, has been on the rise in recent years and has now surpassed the original. The similarity to the name of the Little Mermaid gives Ariella a princessy flair. Ariella entered the charts in 2008, and has now risen into the Top 200. The cute nickname Ari is on trend as seen with the popularity of Ariana and Arianna, as are any girl names ending in "-ella", making Ariella a natural hit. Arabella is another name with the best of both of these trends.

# 185 in the US

Ariella Rank in US Top 1000

# 910 on Nameberry

Ariella Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Ariella Popularity

Famous People Named Ariella

  • Ariella Maree "Aria" Rush (born Mary Marie Stoehr)American ballroom dancer
  • Ariella VaccarinoAmerican singer,songwriter
  • Ariella "Ara" Hernandez AridaFilipina actress
  • Ariella KäslinSwiss gymnast
  • Ariella Mae "Aria" Browndaughter of TV personalities Kody and Robyn Brown of "Sister Wives'"

Ariella in Pop Culture

  • Ariella Festila Nimura FurstánaFestila, character in the Deryni series by Katherine Kurtz
  • Ariella Kent aka Supergirl of the 853rd centurycharacter in DC Comics
  • Ariella Thirdolder sister of Ingrid Third in animated series "Fillmore"