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Origin and Meaning of Arius

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  1. Type genus of the Ariidae: sea catfishes
  2. A Greek who was a Christian theologian active in Alexandria and who was declared a heretic for his doctrines about God (which came to be known as Arianism) (256?-336)

From Latin Arīus, from Ancient Greek Ἄρειος (Áreios), from Ἄρης (Árēs).

  1. A Greek male given name, notably borne by Arius, circa 250–336, a priest in Alexandria, the founder of Arianism

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Arius

Roldege Arius is a soccer player for the Chicago Power, Toronto Shooting Stars, Vermont Voltage, Seacoast United Phantoms, Laval Dynamites, and Ottawa Wizards. Roldege was born in Port-au-Prince.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1982 6 0 6
1984 6 0 6
1987 13 0 13
1988 8 0 8
1989 6 0 6
1990 16 5 11
1991 20 5 15
1992 12 0 12
1993 16 5 11
1994 15 5 10
1995 15 0 15
1996 7 0 7
1998 15 0 15
1999 13 0 13
2000 12 0 12
2001 16 0 16
2002 13 5 8
2003 9 0 9
2004 15 6 9
2005 16 0 16
2006 17 0 17
2007 31 5 26
2008 18 0 18
2009 21 0 21
2010 36 0 36
2011 30 0 30
2012 24 0 24
2013 43 0 43
2014 55 0 55
2015 76 0 76
2016 54 6 48
2017 51 0 51
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Arius

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Arius as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Arius

  • How Popular is the name Arius? Arius is the 13,173rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Arius have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 705 babies born with the first name Arius in the United States. That's more than enough people named Arius to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Arius? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1982 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Arius first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Arius is Wednesday, November 12th, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Arius born? The highest recorded use of the first name Arius was in 2015 with a total of 76 babies.
  • Random Arius Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Arius is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Arius: Your name in reverse order is Suira. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aiurs. 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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