Ariya - girls name

Ariya name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 93%

Ariya name meaning:

The name Ariya is of Sanskrit origin and has multiple meanings depending on the cultural context. In Sanskrit, Ariya means "noble" or "pure." It is derived from the word "arya," which is used in various ancient Indian languages and traditions. The term "arya" was originally associated with the noble class or members of elite society in ancient India, emphasizing virtues such as righteousness, wisdom, and moral conduct. Therefore, the name Ariya carries connotations of being honorable, virtuous, and possessing inner strength.

In addition to its Sanskrit roots, the name Ariya is also found in other cultures with variations in spelling and meanings. For instance, in Hebrew, Ariya means "lioness" or "lion of God," symbolizing strength, courage, and leadership qualities. In some African languages, Ariya can mean "friend" or "beloved." Overall, the name Ariya is often chosen for its positive and empowering meanings, emphasizing qualities such as nobility, purity, strength, and friendship.


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Overall UK ranking: 395 out of 5581

113 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (363)

Historical popularity of Ariya

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