Gender: Female Pronunciation: ah-RYE-ah or ahr-yah Meaning of Ariyah: "lion" Origin of Ariyah: Spelling variation of Aria or feminine variation of Aryeh, Hebrew Ariyah's Popularity in 2018: #348

Ariyah Origin and Meaning

The name Ariyah is a girl's name meaning "lion".

Ariyah jumped into the Top 1000 for the first time in 2013, probably because some American parents see it as a creative spelling of the popular Aria or Arya. But it's also an authentic Hebrew name in its own right, a feminine form of the Biblical Aryeh, heard in modern Israel..

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Rank in US: #348

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mellohorn20 Says:


I know someone named Ariyah but it is pronounced Ar-ee-uh. People call her Ari.

Ariyah Says:


I agree, ho_hey. "Ariyah" is a feminine form of the Hebrew names "Aryeh" and "Ariye." In the US, it's pronounced "uh-RYE-uh" and means lioness of God. "Ariyah" shouldn't be confused with "aria," which is a song.

ho_hey Says:


Why not use the brilliant Aria instead?