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Ari

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4k Ara (American)

How popular is the baby name Ari in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1958 9 0 9
1959 13 0 13
1960 32 0 32
1961 57 5 52
1962 42 7 35
1963 32 0 32
1964 35 0 35
1965 46 0 46
1966 41 0 41
1967 47 0 47
1968 55 0 55
1969 97 5 92
1970 129 6 123
1971 173 7 166
1972 116 6 110
1973 124 7 117
1974 135 7 128
1975 117 12 105
1976 111 10 101
1977 135 12 123
1978 139 10 129
1979 168 11 157
1980 161 14 147
1981 127 11 116
1982 154 15 139
1983 156 5 151
1984 114 9 105
1985 139 14 125
1986 140 15 125
1987 143 28 115
1988 132 13 119
1989 145 24 121
1990 162 22 140
1991 179 23 156
1992 180 24 156
1993 174 21 153
1994 202 32 170
1995 184 18 166
1996 212 28 184
1997 205 24 181
1998 186 20 166
1999 211 18 193
2000 232 25 207
2001 297 49 248
2002 305 57 248
2003 373 75 298
2004 369 72 297
2005 349 64 285
2006 453 78 375
2007 566 103 463
2008 601 106 495
2009 646 130 516
2010 650 134 516
2011 644 135 509
2012 810 176 634
2013 928 226 702
2014 912 227 685
2015 1,026 264 762

Want to know about the popularity of the Ari baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 14,320 babies born with the name Ari in the United States. That's more than enough Aris to occupy the territory of Wallis and Futuna (France) with an estimated population of 13,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1958 when it was given to 9 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Ari" was in 2015 with a total of 762 babies.

According to the 1972 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Ari" is not a popular baby boy's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 1972. Across the entire United States a total of only 116 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Ari popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Ari" mean? The list below shows the origins of Ari as well as things modernly associated with the name Ari such as celebrities named Ari.

Origin and Meaning of Ari

The name "Ari" is of Hebrew origin, and it means "Lion". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Ari Graynor

Ari Graynor is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Ari was born in 1983 as Ariel Geltman Graynor in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.

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Ari Meyers

Ari was born in 1969 as Ariadne Meyer in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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Ari Boyland

Ari Boyland is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1999 to present. Ari was born in 1987 in Lower Hutt, New Zealand.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Ari

Ari Emanuel
Ari Fleischer
Ari Melber
Ari Millen
Ari Shaffir
Ari Shavit
Ari Gold
Ari Shapiro

Alternative Meanings

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

I is for impressive, your list of qualities.

Your name in reverse order is "Ira". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ria". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Ari born Dec 23, 1928

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Hungary approximately on 1125. Your profession was preacher, publisher, and scribbler of ancient inscriptions.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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