Ariana

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since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ariana

"Ariana" is a name of Italian origin, and it means "Very holy". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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Modern simplification of Arianna, Ariane and Arianne, all forms of the Greek name Ariadne ("most holy"; Cretan Greek αρι (ari) "most" and αδνος (adnos) "holy"). There has been some confusion with the similar sounding Adriana and Adrienne.

  • By folk etymology also associated with Welsh arian (“silver”).

She is Queen dxddy and is very intelligent.

From Latin Ariāna.

  1. a general geographical term used by some Greek and Roman authors of ancient period for a district of wide extent between Central Asia and the Indus River, comprehending the eastern provinces of the Achaemenid Empire that covered entire modern-day Afghanistan, east and southeast of Iran, Tajikistan and northwestern Pakistan

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

    Notable Persons Named Ariana

    Ariana Grande is a singer and actress. She has had major accomplishments since 2008. Ariana was given the name Ariana Grande-Butera on June 26th, 1993 in Boca Raton, Florida, U.S.

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    Ariana Richards is an actress, painter, actor, and painting. Her career lasted from 1987 to 2013. Ariana was given the name Ariana Clarice Richards on September 11th, 1979 in Healdsburg, California, U.S.

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    Ariana Berlin is a former college gymnast, dancer, and film actor. Ariana was given the name Ariana Alyse Berlin on October 29th, 1987 in San Diego, California, U.S.A.

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    She holds the title Miss Japan 2015 and Miss Universe Japan 2015. Ariana was born on May 12th, 1994 in Nagasaki, Japan.

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    Anna Faith Carlson is a model (people) and model. Anna was given the name Ariana Faith Carlson on November 21st, 1995.

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    Ariana Savalas is a musician, singing, songwriter, and actor. She plays Piano and Vocals. Her ongoing career started in 2009. Ariana was born on January 9th, 1987 in Los Angeles, CA.

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    Notable Persons With the Last Name Ariana

    Ariana was born on November 3rd, 1958 in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

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

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    Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
    1957 5 5 0
    1960 5 5 0
    1962 7 7 0
    1964 7 7 0
    1965 14 14 0
    1966 25 25 0
    1967 36 36 0
    1968 31 31 0
    1969 28 28 0
    1970 43 43 0
    1971 51 51 0
    1972 49 49 0
    1973 48 48 0
    1974 54 54 0
    1975 70 70 0
    1976 79 79 0
    1977 105 105 0
    1978 153 153 0
    1979 136 136 0
    1980 310 310 0
    1981 353 348 5
    1982 373 367 6
    1983 380 380 0
    1984 363 363 0
    1985 376 370 6
    1986 425 418 7
    1987 524 524 0
    1988 640 635 5
    1989 988 970 18
    1990 1,263 1,255 8
    1991 1,568 1,562 6
    1992 1,377 1,372 5
    1993 1,539 1,534 5
    1994 1,878 1,873 5
    1995 1,956 1,949 7
    1996 2,043 2,043 0
    1997 2,319 2,319 0
    1998 2,432 2,424 8
    1999 2,533 2,528 5
    2000 3,158 3,153 5
    2001 3,382 3,376 6 #92 girl name
    2002 3,490 3,490 0 #93 girl name
    2003 3,830 3,830 0 #85 girl name
    2004 4,007 3,993 14 #79 girl name
    2005 3,982 3,977 5 #82 girl name
    2006 4,241 4,232 9 #78 girl name
    2007 4,335 4,324 11 #73 girl name
    2008 3,915 3,909 6 #81 girl name
    2009 3,695 3,689 6 #82 girl name
    2010 3,470 3,470 0 #84 girl name
    2011 3,449 3,449 0 #84 girl name
    2012 3,577 3,577 0 #74 girl name
    2013 4,408 4,408 0 #54 girl name
    2014 5,496 5,486 10 #37 girl name
    2015 4,951 4,944 7 #46 girl name
    2016 4,582 4,577 5 #54 girl name

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    Popularity of Ariana as a first name

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    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Ariana U.S.
      White 42.28% 64.26%
      African American 5.69% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 4.88% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 43.09% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Ariana

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

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    Fun Facts about the name Ariana

    • How Popular is the name Ariana? Ariana is the 671st most popular name of all time. In 2016 Ariana was the 54th most popular name. As a last name Ariana was the 136,449th most popular name in 2010.
    • How many people with the first name Ariana have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 92,554 babies born with the first name Ariana in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ariana to occupy the country of Seychelles with an estimated population of 90,945 (as of August 26, 2010).
    • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ariana? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1957 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
    • When was Ariana first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ariana is Saturday, April 9th, 1870.
    • What year had the most people named Ariana born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ariana was in 2014 with a total of 5,486 babies. That's a lot of babies named Ariana!
    • Random Ariana Factoid: According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ariana ranks 82nd in popularity as a baby girl's name in Massachusetts. Imagine that, 78 babies in Massachusetts have the same name as you in 2005.
    • Weird things about the name Ariana: Your name in reverse order is Anaira. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Arania. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Ariana? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 123 people with the last name Ariana.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ariana? Ariana 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).
    • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
    • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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