Ari

Ari - A very unique male name



  May 23,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Ari, meaning lion of God, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1958 on position #1585. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Ari and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Ari? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Ari. The baby boy name Ari was given to 588 baby boys in 2012, ranking #439 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 2,791 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Ari peaked in popularity 7 years ago in 2012 on position 439.



Famous with this name

Ari Graynor
Ari Björn
Nina Arianda


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Ari is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Ari is currently topping the baby name charts in Alaska at position #164 - and is the least popular in Indiana at position #836.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Ari is where you live.


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Ari origin and meaning

Ari is a 3 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means lion of God. To see famous people named Ari, pop culture references for the name Ari and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Ari

We've found the following names that sound similar to Ari, sorted by popularity.

Aryeh / Arya / Ara / Aria / Arie / Arye / Aarya / Aurora / Ary / Arrow /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012439
2011503
2010508
2009526
2008541
2007558
2006621
2005727
2004691
2003646
2002715
2001715
2000780
1999754
1998850
1997804
1996797
1995824
1994762
1993882
1992811
1991803
1990829
1989873
1988801
1987847
1986749
1985801
1984788
1983668
1982682
1981769
1980699
1979664
1978716
1977722
1976765
1975748
1974679
1973666
1972710
1971630
1970698
1969776
1968921
1967915
19661031
1965919
19641089
19631270
19621138
1961908
19601120
19591399
19581585

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Alaska164
New York257
District of Columbia257
Minnesota295
Washington303
Oregon319
Michigan323
Massachusetts341
Colorado347
New Jersey367
California392
Illinois398
Kansas398
Connecticut411
Wisconsin433
Maryland437
Nebraska446
Pennsylvania450
Virginia459
Georgia485
Alabama504
Arizona505
Iowa509
Texas526
Ohio551
Florida562
North Carolina563
Tennessee602
Oklahoma727
Missouri756
Indiana836

Even more about Ari


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Ari a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Ari?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2012
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Ari
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 2,791
Letter count 3
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1958
2012 births +588

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