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Gender: Female Origin of Ari: Hebrew, diminutive variation of Ariel Meaning of Ariel: Hebrew, "lion of God" Ari's Popularity in 2017: #801

The name Ari is a girl's name of Hebrew origin. Ari is ranked #801 on our popularity charts and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents BNG".

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Still mostly a boys’ name, but works well for girls too. It entered the US Top 1000 for girls in 2016.

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Famous People Named Ari

Ariana "Ari" Grande, American singer and actress
Ariel Geltman "Ari" Graynor, American actress
Ariadne "Ari" Meyers, American actress
Ariane "Ari" Bellamar, American reality TV personality ("Beverly Hills Nannies")
Ari Jennings, American reality TV personality ("I Am Jazz")
Aiyana Ari Spears, daughter of actor Aaron D. Spears

Pop Culture References for the name Ari

Ari, ape character in 2001 film "Planet of the Apes"
Ari, nickname of Arya Stark in the "Game of Thrones" series
Ari Hauntington, daughter of ghosts in "Monster High" show and series

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