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All about the name Arya

Persian Origin
"Friend, Faithful"
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What does the name Arya mean? The meaning of the name Arya is Friend, Faithful. The origin of the name Arya is Persian. This is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word, the language.
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Name Notes:

Aria is a name with Persian origins. The meaning of the name Arya is faithful friend. A common variation of the name is Aria, which also has the Italian definition of solo melody. Common nicknames include Ary, R, and Ree. Although typically female, there is a male actor named Arya who is featured in movies in Sri Lanka.

The name Arya is also connected with the place name Aryanah, a coastal city in northern Tunisia. Arya Samaj is a Hindu religious movement that espouses equality for all human beings.

The most well-known Arya from fiction is the character Arya Stark from Game of Thrones, likely a big contributor to its newfound popularity.  

Arya is an extremely popular name on the user lists of When combined with its alternate spelling Aria, it is #3 on most popular names of 2014. However, on its own, it is #277 in the most popular names in the United States per the Social Security Administration in 2013.

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