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Ari

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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

Fun Facts about the name Ari

  • How many people with the first name Ari have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 14,320 babies born with the first name Ari in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ari to occupy the territory of Wallis and Futuna (France) with an estimated population of 13,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ari? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1958 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Ari first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ari is Monday, December 8th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Ari born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ari was in 2015 with a total of 762 babies.
  • Random Ari Factoid: According to the 1992 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ari is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1992.
  • Weird things about the name Ari: Your name in reverse order is Ira. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ari. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ari? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 291 people with the last name Ari.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ari? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ari as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.0m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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Popularity of Ari as a first name

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Popularity of Ari as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ari U.S.
  White 56.70% 64.26%
  African American 9.97% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 21.65% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.09% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 8.59% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ari

People with the last name Ari are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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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.

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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.

  1. A Latin script language of Papua New Guinea.

Ari was also found in the following language(s): Faroese, Finnish, and Icelandic

Notable Persons With the Name Ari

Ari Emanuel

Ari Emanuel is a co-ceo, william morris endeavor, and talent agent. Ari was given the name Ariel Zev Emanuel on March 29th, 1961 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

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Ari Graynor

Ari Graynor is an actress. She has had major accomplishments since 2001. Ari was given the name Ariel Geltman Graynor on April 27th, 1983 in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.

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Ari Fleischer

Ari Fleischer is a White House Press Secretary. Ari was born on October 13th, 1960 in Pound Ridge, New York, U.S.

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Ari Gold

Ari Gold is a fictional character.

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Ari Up

Ari Up was a punk rock, reggae, dub music, techno, and dancehall musician. She was most prominent from 1976 to 2010. Ari was given the name Ariane Daniele Forster on January 17th, 1962 in Munich. Ari is also known as Baby Ari and Madussa. She left this life on October 20th, 2010.

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Ari Shapiro

Ari Shapiro is a broadcast journalism and radio journalist. His most notable accomplishments were from 2001 to present. Ari was born on September 30th, 1978 in Fargo, North Dakota.

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  • Ari Millen
    (actor)
  • Ari Melber
    (pundit)
  • Ari Behn
    (author)
  • Ari Skúlason
    (soccer player)
  • Ari Folman
    (film director)
  • Ari
    (soccer player)
  • Ari Gold
    (chief executive officer)
  • Ari Hoenig
    (drummer)
  • Ari Hest
    (singer-songwriter)
  • Ari Herstand
    (music industry blogger)
  • Ari Schwartz
    (famed person)
  • Ari Jabotinsky
    (famed somebody)
  • Ari Wallach
    (founder)
  • Ari Ahonen
    (hockey player)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Ari

Ari

Ari was a soccer player for the FC Krasnodar, Fortaleza Esporte Clube, Kalmar FF, AZ Alkmaar, and FC Spartak Moscow. Ari was born on December 11th, 1985 in Fortaleza. They breathed their last breath on December 8th, 2012.

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Taner Ari

Taner Ari is a soccer player for the FC Blau-Weiß Linz, UD Fuerteventura, SC Schwanenstadt, SC Wiener Neustadt, Orduspor, TKİ Tavşanlı Linyitspor, Ünyespor, Denizlispor, FC DAC 1904 Dunajská Streda, Sivas Belediye Spor, and Batman Petrolspor. Taner was born on May 29th, 1987 in Erzincan.

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Ahmet Arı

Ahmet Arı is a soccer player for the Şanlıurfaspor, Gaziantepspor, Gaziantep Büyükşehir Belediyespor, Bursaspor, Samsunspor, Denizlispor, and Karşıyaka S.K. Ahmet was born on January 13th, 1989 in Batman, Turkey.

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Arjen Arî

Arjen Arî was a famous person. Arjen was born in 1956 in Nusaybin. He died on October 30th, 2012.

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Elijah Ari

Elijah Ari is a soccer player for the Bowsher Club, FC Dordoi Bishkek, Vakhsh Qurghonteppa, Regar-TadAZ Tursunzoda, Barki Tajik Dushanbe, and Kyrgyzstan national football team. Elijah was born on November 6th, 1987 in Ghana.

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Kadir Ari

Kadir Ari is a soccer player for the Beşiktaş J.K., Turgutluspor, FBM Yaşamspor, and Turkey national under-17 football team. Kadir was born on November 27th, 1994 in Nazilli, Turkey.

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What does the name Ari mean?

Ais for admirable, you certainly are!

Ris for rich, in the love from others

Iis for impressive, your list of qualities.

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