Arial

First Name
1k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
123
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Arial

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  • A submission from Illinois, United States says the name Arial means "Vigorous" and is of Welsh origin.

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  1. (typography) A sans serif typeface designed by Monotype as a cheaper substitute for Helvetica.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1981 5 5 0
1982 7 7 0
1983 14 14 0
1984 10 10 0
1985 13 13 0
1986 12 12 0
1987 15 15 0
1988 12 12 0
1989 14 14 0
1990 45 45 0
1991 69 69 0
1992 37 37 0
1993 33 33 0
1994 25 25 0
1995 36 36 0
1996 45 45 0
1997 51 51 0
1998 48 48 0
1999 42 42 0
2000 43 43 0
2001 47 47 0
2002 63 63 0
2003 41 41 0
2004 41 41 0
2005 37 37 0
2006 53 53 0
2007 31 31 0
2008 30 30 0
2009 28 28 0
2010 36 36 0
2011 18 18 0
2012 21 21 0
2013 20 20 0
2014 35 35 0
2015 29 29 0
2016 18 18 0
2017 13 13 0

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Popularity of Arial as a first name

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Popularity of Arial as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Arial U.S.
  White 65.04% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 6.50% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.07% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 21.95% 16.26%

Of Last Name Arial

People with the last name Arial are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Arial

  • How Popular is the name Arial? Arial is the 9,727th most popular name of all time. As a last name Arial was the 136,449th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Arial have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,137 babies born with the first name Arial in the United States. That's more than enough people named Arial to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Arial? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1981 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Arial first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Arial is Friday, March 16th, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Arial born? The highest recorded use of the first name Arial was in 1991 with a total of 69 babies.
  • Random Arial Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Arial is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Arial: Your name in reverse order is Laira. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Arlai. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Arial? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 123 people with the last name Arial.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Arial? Arial is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.