Additional information: Although Ariel is primarily a female name in many English speaking countries, it originates from the Hebrew where it was used mainly as. In Hebrew The meaning of the name Ariel is: Sprite; lion of God. There is a teenage girl on the tv series Medium named Ariel --the name just sounds beautiful. See the popularity of the girl's name Ariel over time, plus its meaning, origin, common sibling names, and more in BabyCenter's Baby Names tool. Ariel Durant-writer and historian Ariel Gade-actress Dark Water, Invasion Ariel Gore-author Ariel Rittenhouse-Olympic Bronze Medallist Ariel Waller-actress Cinderella Man, Life With Derek Ariel Winter-actress Modern Family, Speed Racer, Ghost Whisperer Ariel Martin-internet star known as Baby Ariel. Spiele ninja turtles a pretty name Boy's Name all the way! My name is Kendall and I hated my name so much in school my mohter let me tell everyone my name was Katie. Ariel is know as the Angel of Healing and the Angel of New Beginnings. This ariel girl name that if two or more names have the same popularity their rankings may differ significantly, as they are set in alphabetical order. In the Old Testament it is used as another name for the city of Jerusalem. I think Ariel is really pretty. I'm an Israeli and this Jewish HEBREW name is pronounced Are-ee-elle. I pronounce my name Air-ee-el, I don't think anyone else has said it is like that and I am sick of having my name pronouced Are-ee-el. I think it's rather strong sounding, especially when you know the meaning. Ariel was first listed in and reached its top rank of 66 in the U. Its newness is wearing off. Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary also has Ariel translated as 'light' or 'altar'. The gender associated with the name might be incorrect, as the data presents the record applications without being edited for errors. Amazon The owner of this website is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon. Movies with women named Ariel: Means "lion of God" in Hebrew. I really like this name as a male name, too bad the little mermaid gave it a feminine connotation. Sounds as manly as Samuel, Nathaniel or Raphael to me. And the meaning only adds to it's beauty. The teenage daughter in my favorite tv series, Medium, is named Ariel.