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

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'

Last element (-el):

Hebrew el = 'God' (see ELI)

2) Finnish variant form of Adiel [2]

Related Names

Ariel
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Aríel
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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

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Norway Norway[3]
352 n.a. 120 n.a
Sweden Sweden[4]
76 168 124 305
Denmark Denmark[5]
13 n.a. 39 n.a
Finland Finland[6]
n.a. 159 n.a 314
  #: 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.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Ariel (m).
However, statistics data has been found for the female variant. This indicates that this name is more common as a female name in the Nordic countries, see Ariel (female name).

Sources: [4] [5] [3] [6]

References

  1. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  4. 4.0 4.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. 5.0 5.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  6. 6.0 6.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi