The meaning of the name Aria is Solo Melody. The origin of the name Aria is Italian. This is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word, the language.
Aria is a name with Italian origins. The meaning of the name Aria is solo melody. Aria is also considered a diminutive form of the Greek name Ariana/Arianna, which has the meaning very holy. A common variation of the name is Arya. Common nicknames include Ari, R, and Ree. Although typically female, there is a male actor named Arya who is featured in movies in Sri Lanka.
The name Aria in Greek mythology is the name of a nymph. It is also an Eastern province of the ancient Persian empire. The most well-known Arya from fiction is the character Arya Stark from Game of Thrones, likely a big contributor to its newfound popularity. Arguably the most famous Ariana is singer/pop star Ariana Grande. There is also Arianna Huffington, co-founder of the Huffington Post.
Aria is an extremely popular name on the user lists of BabyNames.com. When combined with its alternate spelling Arya, it is #3 in BabyNames.com?s most popular names of 2014. However, on its own, it was still very popular, ranking #40 in the most popular names in the United States per the Social Security Administration in 2013.
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