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About the name Ariana
The meaning of the name Ariana: Very Holy
The origin of the name Ariana: Italian
Alternate spellings: Aryanna
People who like the name Ariana also like:
Ava, Isabella, Arianna, Aria, Sophia, Chloe, Amelia
Liam, Noah, Aiden, Ethan, Alexander, Lucas, Benjamin

Ariana is a name with Greek origins. The meaning of the name Arianna is very holy. A common variation of the name is Arianna. Ariana is derived from the name Ariadne. Common nicknames include Ari, Anna, Na Na, R, and Ree.

The name Ariana is also connected to a region of eastern countries of the Persian empire. An alternate spelling, Aryana, is the name of a coastal city in northern Tunisia. There are several operas with the word Arianna in them, including those by Handel, Goehr, and Marcello.

The most famous famous Ariana is singer/pop star Ariana Grande. An important publisher, Arianna Huffington is co-founder of the Huffington Post.  

Fictional Arianas include Ariana Dumbledore from the Harry Potter series by JK Rowling . There are also two Ariannas on the soap opera Days of Our Lives: Arianna Horton and Arianna Hernandez.

Ariana is a popular name on the user lists of When combined with its alternate spelling Arianna, it is #27 in’s most popular names of 2014. However, on its own, Ariana was #54 in the most popular names in the United States per the Social Security Administration in 2013.

Ariana Stats
On 4,955 BN name lists
Currently #27 on the BN charts
Currently #37 in U.S. births
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