The name Arianna is a girl's name of Italian, Greek origin meaning "most holy". Arianna is ranked #87 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Girly Girl Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Generation CAF #31 (celebrity edition)".
From the experts:
A smooth, exotic 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.