Gender: Female Origin of Ari: Hebrew, diminutive variation of Ariel Meaning of Ariel: Hebrew, "lion of God" Ari's Popularity in 2018: #719

Ari Origin and Meaning

The name Ari is a girl's name of Hebrew origin.

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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Rank in US: #719

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MaryKathryn Says:


This is growing on me!