Ariel
Origin/Usage
Hebrew
Pronunciation
AR-ee-əl/AY-ree-əl
Meaning
God's lion
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Ariel originates in Hebrew language and means "God's lion". In the English-speaking countries, Ariel is more popular as a feminine given name, probably due to its connotation with Disney's The Little Mermaid. In modern Hebrew, however, it is still more common as a masculine given name, the famous bearer being Ariel Sharon, former Israeli politician and Prime Minister.

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Ariella, Arielle

Famous Ariels

Ariel Gade - child actress
Ariel Waller - child actress
Ariel Winter - American child actress
Ariel Sharon - former Israeli Prime Minister

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