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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Aryeh

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  • A submission from Massachusetts, United States says the name Aryeh means "Lion" and is of Hebrew origin.

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Alt. Meaning

A is for angelic, a truly pure heart

R is for realist, the way you are.

Y is for yippee, and the things that inspire you to yell it

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

H is for heart, warm and loving.

Notable Persons Named Aryeh

Aryeh Neier is a human rights activist. Aryeh was born on April 22nd, 1937 in Berlin.

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Aryeh Dvoretzky was a in the field of mathematics. Aryeh was born on May 3rd, 1916 in Khorol, Ukraine. He passed away on May 8th, 2008.

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Aryeh was born in 1944 in Tel Aviv.

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Aryeh was born on December 16th, 1913 in Vilnius. He passed away on January 29th, 1970.

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Aryeh A. Frimer is a in the field of chemistry. Aryeh was born on November 24th, 1946.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Aryeh

Yevgeny Aryeh is a theater director, playwright, scriptwriter, set designer, theatre director, screenwriter, scenic design, and andset designer. Yevgeny was born on November 28th, 1947 in Moscow.

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Ze'ev was born on October 30th, 1945.

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Jeff Aryeh is a soccer player for the Tema Youth, Hakoah Amidar Ramat Gan F.C., and Sekondi Wise Fighters. Jeff was born on November 15th, 1987 in Obuasi.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1954 5 0 5
1962 6 0 6
1963 6 0 6
1964 10 0 10
1965 9 0 9
1966 7 0 7
1967 5 0 5
1968 7 0 7
1969 13 0 13
1970 6 0 6
1971 12 0 12
1972 16 0 16
1973 18 0 18
1974 27 0 27
1975 15 0 15
1976 21 0 21
1977 18 0 18
1978 31 0 31
1979 18 0 18
1980 31 0 31
1981 19 0 19
1982 25 0 25
1983 32 0 32
1984 29 0 29
1985 33 0 33
1986 31 0 31
1987 33 0 33
1988 50 0 50
1989 37 0 37
1990 45 0 45
1991 32 0 32
1992 39 0 39
1993 42 0 42
1994 36 0 36
1995 50 0 50
1996 53 0 53
1997 41 0 41
1998 42 0 42
1999 33 0 33
2000 50 0 50
2001 42 0 42
2002 58 0 58
2003 67 0 67
2004 73 0 73
2005 59 0 59
2006 71 0 71
2007 74 0 74
2008 70 0 70
2009 98 0 98
2010 86 0 86
2011 81 0 81
2012 94 0 94
2013 122 0 122
2014 91 0 91
2015 115 5 110
2016 99 0 99
2017 118 0 118

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Popularity of Aryeh as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Aryeh U.S.
  White 88.28% 64.26%
  African American 7.53% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.09% 16.26%

Of Last Name Aryeh

People with the last name Aryeh are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Aryeh

  • How Popular is the name Aryeh? Aryeh is the 5,945th most popular name of all time. As a last name Aryeh was the 79,598th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Aryeh have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,451 babies born with the first name Aryeh in the United States. That's more than enough people named Aryeh to occupy the territory of Norfolk Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 2,302 (as of August 9, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Aryeh? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1954 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Aryeh first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Aryeh is Monday, December 4th, 1899.
  • What year had the most people named Aryeh born? The highest recorded use of the first name Aryeh was in 2013 with a total of 122 babies.
  • Random Aryeh Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Aryeh is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 45 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Aryeh: Your name in reverse order is Heyra. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eyrha. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Aryeh? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 239 people with the last name Aryeh.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Aryeh? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Aryeh as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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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