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The name Ariel is of Hebrew origin, and means lion of God.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Ariel has been given to baby girls 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 girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Ariel
Use of the Name Ariel for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
42,744 42,744 42,428 18,226 7,974 3,042 1,507
The table below indicates the number of times the name Ariel has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Ariel first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy 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 girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Ariel
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1967  93659
1968  82480
1969  85480
1970  88782
1971  87486
1972  797100
1973  778104
1974  653152
1975  615176
1976  616175
1977  678155
1978893162561222
1979950154580217
1980856180553239
1981725228552235
1982393584496294
1983348648473314
1984362636504279
1985378601513290
1986364649508299
1987374623524293
1988276910494340
19892101,282488384
1990943,605483402
1991665,410360663
1992873,956472454
19931212,705476441
19941442,185480444
19951512,145484446
19961631,918462468
19971442,209486441
19981472,148475467
19991711,832504422
20001841,748549381
20011971,645538403
20022151,539513442
20032131,535570386
20042201,507554407
Totals:  42,744 11,322

During the last 125 years, parents have used Ariel as a girl's name about 79% of the time and less frequently (about 20% of the time) as a boy'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 girl names only 27 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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