Ari

Pronunciation: a-hre-e
Origin: Scandinavia
gender-male
Author

Emmy Samtani

Emmy Samtani

Emmy is the founder of Kiindred and mother to 3 little ones. Over the last 4 years, she has worked with some of the most credible experts in the parenting space and is a keen contributor on all things parenthood.
Region Origin: Europe, Middle East, Asia

The name "Ari" is a popular gender-neutral name with various origins and meanings. In Scandinavian languages, such as Old Norse, Icelandic, Faroese, Danish, Norwegian, and Swedish, Ari means "eagle". In Hebrew, Ari means "lion". In the Badaga language, Ari has a literal meaning of "sun-like". This name is attractive for its humble melodiousness and can be a nickname for an array of names beginning with "Ar". The name Ari has a rich origin background. It is derived from the noun ארי ('ary), which means "lion," and the verb ארה ('ara), which means "to gather" in Hebrew. In Greek, the name Ari represents the common inseparable prefix αρι (ari) or ερι (eri), which means "very" or "verily". The name Ari also has links to the Greek word αρετη (arete), which means "excellence" and "virtue". Overall, the name Ari is a versatile and culturally rich name that can be associated with various meanings and origins.

Ari Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Ari is currently #236 on Kiindred
gender-female Boy: Ari is currently #236 on Kiindred Boy Names
gender-male Overall Unique: Ari is currently #233 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-male Boy Unique: Ari is currently #233 on Kiindred Boy Unique Names

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