Ariel (ayr-ee-uhl) is a masculine and feminine name that is used in the Hebrew, English, French, Biblical, and Biblical Greek languages.

Meaning and HistoryEdit

Ariel means "lion of God" in Hebrew.

In the Old Testament, it is used as another name for the city of Jerusalem.

As an English name, it became more common for females in the 1980s, especially after it was used for the title character in the Walt Disney film 'The Little Mermaid'.

Related NamesEdit

Feminine Forms: Ariella, Arielle