Ariel m

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Male Male Name
This name is used both as a female and a male name. See Ariel f for the female version.

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish

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Origin and Meaning

1) Latin spelling of Αριηλ (Ariel), a Greek form of the Hebrew name אֲרִיאֵל (Ariyel) meaning 'lion of god' (maybe in the meaning of 'offering hearth' [1]) [2]

First element (Ari-):

Hebrew ari = 'lion'

Lion
Lion
Image by Kevin Pluck,[3]
licensed under Creative Commons


Last element (-el):

Hebrew el = 'God' (see ELI)

2) Finnish variant form of Adiel [2]

Related Names

Ariel
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Aríel
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Icelandic

For female forms see Ariel f

See also Eli, Jeeli

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Ariel
Genitive: Ariels
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Ariel
Genitive: Arielin
Partitive: Arielia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Ariel
Genitive: Ariels
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Ariel
Genitive: Ariels

Further Information

Bible

In the Old Testament, Ariel is used as another name for the city of Jerusalem

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[4]
278 615 126 249 152 366
Finland Finland[5]
n.a.
635
n.a.
265
n.a.
370
Denmark Denmark[6]
67
n.a.
24
n.a.
43
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[7]
6 8
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[8]
n.a.
n.a.
516
n.a.
129
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[9]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Statistics as female name

Recent statistics trend[4][6][8][5]:Name statistics for Ariel (f)

Sources: [4] [6] [8] [5]


References

  1. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  3. Wikimedia Commons: Image by Kevin Pluck, source & license
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/