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Baby Boy Names - Ariel


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The name Ariel is of Hebrew origin, and means God's lion.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Ariel has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Ariel
Use of the Name Ariel for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
11,322 11,322 9,634 4,263 2,019 793 407
The table below indicates the number of times the name Ariel has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Ariel first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1967, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Ariel
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
196793659  
196882480  
196985480  
197088782  
197187486  
1972797100  
1973778104  
1974653152  
1975615176  
1976616175  
1977678155  
1978561222893162
1979580217950154
1980553239856180
1981552235725228
1982496294393584
1983473314348648
1984504279362636
1985513290378601
1986508299364649
1987524293374623
1988494340276910
19894883842101,282
1990483402943,605
1991360663665,410
1992472454873,956
19934764411212,705
19944804441442,185
19954844461512,145
19964624681631,918
19974864411442,209
19984754671472,148
19995044221711,832
20005493811841,748
20015384031971,645
20025134422151,539
20035703862131,535
20045544072201,507
Totals:  11,322 42,744

During the last 125 years, parents have used Ariel as a boy's name about 20% of the time and more frequently (about 79% of the time) as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Ariel appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 38 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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Boy Name Ariel