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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ariadne

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  1. Beautiful daughter of Minos and Pasiphae; she fell in love with Theseus and gave him the thread with which he found his way out of the Minotaur's labyrinth
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From Ancient Greek Ἀριάδνη (Ariádnē).

  1. (Greek mythology) The daughter of King Minos of Crete and his queen, Pasiphae.
  2. (rare) A female given name.

Ariadne was also found in the following language(s): Portuguese

Notable Persons Named Ariadne

Ari was given the name Ariadne Meyer on April 6th, 1969 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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Ariadne Oliver is a fictional character.

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Ariadne Díaz is an actress and former model. Her ongoing career started in 2006. Ariadne was given the name Ariadne Rosales Diaz on August 16th, 1986 in Puerto Vallarta.

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She holds the title Byzantine Empress. She left this life in 515.

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Arleta is a greek new wave and music of greece musician. She plays Vocals, guitar, and Human voice. She has been prominent since 1960. Arleta was given the name Ariadne Nicoleta Tsapra on March 3rd, 1945 in Athens, Greece.

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Ariadne Welter was an actress. She was most prominent from 1949 to 1997. Ariadne was given the name Ariadna Rosa Welter Vorhauer on June 29th, 1930 in Mexico City. Ariadne is also known as Ariadna Welter, Welter, and Ariadna Gloria. She died on December 13th, 1998.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Ariadne

She holds the title Byzantine Empress. She left this life in 515.

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She died in 130.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1960 8 8 0
1962 7 7 0
1964 7 7 0
1965 13 13 0
1966 8 8 0
1967 7 7 0
1968 9 9 0
1969 11 11 0
1970 9 9 0
1972 9 9 0
1973 6 6 0
1975 8 8 0
1976 11 11 0
1977 6 6 0
1978 7 7 0
1979 6 6 0
1980 12 12 0
1981 8 8 0
1982 9 9 0
1983 10 10 0
1984 8 8 0
1985 6 6 0
1986 13 13 0
1987 9 9 0
1988 10 10 0
1989 15 15 0
1990 17 17 0
1991 22 22 0
1992 23 23 0
1993 19 19 0
1994 25 25 0
1995 25 25 0
1996 23 23 0
1997 32 32 0
1998 49 49 0
1999 20 20 0
2000 52 52 0
2001 63 63 0
2002 60 60 0
2003 58 58 0
2004 52 52 0
2005 46 46 0
2006 54 54 0
2007 51 51 0
2008 83 83 0
2009 101 101 0
2010 97 97 0
2011 175 175 0
2012 116 116 0
2013 197 197 0
2014 350 350 0
2015 367 367 0
2016 389 389 0
2017 353 353 0

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Fun Facts about the name Ariadne

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  • How Popular is the name Ariadne? Ariadne is the 5,074th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Ariadne have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,151 babies born with the first name Ariadne in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ariadne to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ariadne? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1960 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Ariadne first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ariadne is Wednesday, January 20th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Ariadne born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ariadne was in 2016 with a total of 389 babies.
  • Random Ariadne Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ariadne is not a popular baby girl's name in Maryland. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Maryland have the same name as you in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Ariadne: Your name in reverse order is Endaira. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Daeianr. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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