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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Ariana

This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Ariana in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the girl's name Ariana:

  • Records indicate that 71,825 girls in the United States have been named Ariana since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 2007, when 4,257 people in the U.S. were given the name Ariana. Those people are now 13 years old.

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    Comments about the name Ariana

    96% Approval Rating
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      23 Positive Comments

  • "I have suggestion for names Josfina Ariana Angilina Kaya Emma Maya Cat Ashely Araceli (which is pronounced Shelly)" Nov. 26, 2014: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my Daughter Ariana Victoria in 1992. i loved that name since i was little and my mom had a frienf who was a belly dancer w that name! i had a cabbage patch doll when i was 12 and renamed her Ariana. that was always going to be my daughter! i hate when people pronounce it anna its ana not anna.. or at the beginning air its spelled ari and air.. get my drift ari ana,. Lol gorgeous name for a gorgeous sweet lady like my baby!" May. 9, 2014: Report as inappropriate

  • "Ariana is a really beautiful name and it is going to be the name of our daughter :)" Sep. 4, 2013: Report as inappropriate

  • "OMG my name is Ariana and my younger sister's name is Alivia... Just like one of the comments above!! What a coincidence" Aug. 4, 2013: Report as inappropriate

  • "We have an Ariana and picked her name because of the meaning...holy. We pronounce Are-ee-ahnna not Airy. People more often say Airy though here in MD. We looked up before she was born that Are-ee-ahnna is the phonetically correct pronunciation but Airy-anna also has a very pretty sound to it." Sep. 23, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "This is my daughter's name and I love it. She is something special." Dec. 1, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "this is my daughters name just spelled a little different but pronouced the same but the way i think i spell it is more unique arriyana" Nov. 28, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My beautiful, full-of-spunk niece is Ariana. People have mispronounced it many times. It's not AIR-e-ana but AW-ree-ahna. We call her Ari sometimes, and when she was little we called her Ri(like REE)and Ri-Ri" Dec. 12, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Ariana! I'm africain-american and filipino and portugesse! I I actually do like it because like there is only one other girl in my school. I hate being called Ariana though! ii would prefer Ari!<3 Although it's a pretty name, everyone says "Airana"! it's not "Air" its Ari!lol" Nov. 2, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my daughter Ariana in 1995, so in 2002 when I had another daughter, I named her Aliviah ( think Olivia) I wanted the spelling to be different from the slave name standard, and I wanted another a name. Regardless, Ariana is a beautiful name, and I think that it is outragously beautiful for a mixed race child." Sep. 10, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love it, it's my friend's name. It's very pretty and unique, my name iS Taylor. The name Ariana sounds like your always having fun and it isnt too common." Jul. 21, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "We are naming our daughter Ariana. I'm still trying to choose which pronunciation to go with.. I think I like Ahr-ee-ah-na the best. Or maybe Ahr-ee-ana, that way she could go with Ari (not Airy) or Ana for short. I LOVE the name!" Jul. 8, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is ariana and I like it lots of people say it wrong." Oct. 2, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Naming my daughter this. She'll be half Chinese, and a mix of quarter Irish-French. Loved it when I heard it." Jun. 13, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "This is my friends name and i love it because it's not that common." Apr. 2, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Our daughter is Ariana, and we think it suits her as she is a sweet little girl and so precious." Aug. 24, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love my wonderful name if it was my choice to choose my name i would stick to it. My name means "holy" so I am very proud to of it origin." May. 15, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Heyz my catholic name is Ariana. Its such a pretty name!!! :P" Mar. 13, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "'I hate it because people call me arina but I think it is a good name.i used to think that i was the only one in GA named Ariana but it is becoming more comon'" Sep. 26, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • ""My name is Ariana and it is pronouced Air e anna. I am glad for a rare name but yet i wish that more people would have this name so that I could have something with my name on it."" Jul. 10, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "How can people muck this name up. You are correct that the pronunciation is Ahr-ee-ah-na." Apr. 19, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "Most people say our daugthes name right. I like it cause it is pretty and diferent. Suits her so much." Mar. 21, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I like it. It's my little sister's name. I can't imagine her being called anything else. People always compliment it but say or spell it wrong often. It's Ariana (Ah-ree-ar-nah). My parents picked good names- for me- Nadia. In between- Laura wasn't very original but choosing Ariana redeemed them! :-)" Dec. 17, 2005: Report as inappropriate

      1 Negative Comment

  • "This is my name, spelled Ariana, but it gets spelled and misprounounced all the time! UGH! It is annoying." Nov. 1, 2009: Report as inappropriate

      12 Neutral Comments

  • "Hi my name is Ariana, but everyone calls me ari ❤️" Mar. 26, 2020: Report as inappropriate


  • "Hi. My name is Ariana,and I am 9 years old. I love my name now that I know all of these facts! Thanks for telling me this! ;) :)" Nov. 18, 2015: Report as inappropriate

  • "My Name Is Ariana And People Pronounce My Name Wrong By Calling Me Aree-Anna Or They Might Call Me Airy-Ana Which Is The Correct Way I Love My Bame Its Part Of Me Nd Very Beautiful 😝" Sep. 6, 2014: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Ariana, but it is pronounced Air-ee-anna (not awna, anna). I am pretty sure that when my parents named me, they thought that the correct pronunciation was Air-ree-anna (like Mariana) but they were wrong.... Guess its just a new or different way to say it! Most people pronounce it the correct way, so I just have to tell them the "incorrectly correct" way my family says it. Oh well... I think all pronunciations are very pretty! :)" Jul. 9, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "I think the name Ariana is beautiful, I just don't know if I should name my child it. It sounds beautiful, but if you say it too often it starts to sound really annoying." Jun. 8, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughter's name is Ariana (also pronouced Ahr-ee-ah-na) Dawn and we love it because she is a Holy Beginning or a Holy Sunrise depending on how you look at it. A lot of people call her Air-ee-ah-na though." Jul. 17, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "tHiS iS tHe MoSt PuRttYYfuL NaMe EvEr!!pRoUd To HavE iT...iM LikE tHe oNLyoNe In My ScHooL ThAt HaS iT...GORGEOUS!!" Oct. 18, 2007: Report as inappropriate


  • "What a beautiful name!!! Can you sing? sounds like a celebs name:)" Apr. 26, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "all the time people say the name wrong. Its Ahhr e anna not Air e anna ive known a few people with the same name..not that common though" Dec. 28, 2005: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Ariana, and while I get a lot of compliments about it, it can sometimes be irritating when people pronounce it wrong. The correct pronounciation is Ahr-eeh-AH-na, emphasizing the wide A in the beginning. No 'Air' in my name." Aug. 29, 2005: Report as inappropriate

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