Ariah

First Name
6k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ariah

User Submitted Meanings

  • A user from California, United States says the name Ariah means "Pure white light".
  • A submission from United Kingdom says the name Ariah means "People often say it means "lion of god" but that is the meaning for "Ariel". It is known to mean "gift of god" or "Sunshine"".
  • A user from Indiana, United States says the name Ariah means "Lion of God".
  • A submission from California, United States says the name Ariah means "Gift From God" and is of Hebrew origin.
  • According to a user from Jamaica, the name Ariah is of Hebrew origin and means "Gift of god".
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Wiktionary

Hebrew "lion of God".

  1. A male given name; also given to women.

Notable Persons Named Ariah

Ariah was born on May 16th, 1904 in BiaƂystok. He passed away in 1996.

Popularity:

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1991 21 21 0
1992 15 15 0
1993 12 12 0
1994 32 32 0
1995 21 21 0
1996 33 33 0
1997 43 43 0
1998 70 70 0
1999 64 64 0
2000 83 83 0
2001 86 86 0
2002 98 98 0
2003 125 125 0
2004 120 120 0
2005 177 177 0
2006 176 176 0
2007 175 175 0
2008 226 226 0
2009 245 239 6
2010 256 256 0
2011 251 251 0
2012 328 328 0
2013 394 387 7
2014 416 408 8
2015 616 608 8
2016 1,049 1,042 7
2017 1,005 1,005 0

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International Interest for Ariah

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Ariah as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Ariah

  • What name lists does Ariah rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Ariah? Ariah is the 3,338th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Ariah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6,137 babies born with the first name Ariah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ariah to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ariah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1991 when it was given as a first name to 21 new born babies.
  • When was Ariah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ariah is Saturday, May 7th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Ariah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ariah was in 2016 with a total of 1,042 babies. That's a lot of babies named Ariah!
  • Random Ariah Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ariah is not a popular baby girl's name in Alabama. Imagine that, only 22 babies in Alabama have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Ariah: Your name in reverse order is Haira. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iaarh. 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).
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