We pride ourselves on having the friendliest
and most welcoming forums for moms and moms to be! Please take a moment
for free so you can be a part of our growing community of mothers.
If you have any problems registering please drop an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our community is moderated by our moderation team so you won't see spam or offensive messages posted on our forums. Each of our message boards is hosted by JustMommies hosts, whose names are listed at the top each board. We hope you find our message boards friendly, helpful, and fun to be on!
Gender: Masculine & Feminine
Usage: Biblical, Jewish, English
Other Scripts: אֲרִיאֵל (Hebrew)
Pronounced: AR-ee-əl (English), ER-ee-əl (English), AY-ree-əl (English)
Means "lion of God" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament it is used as another name for the city of Jerusalem. Shakespeare used it as the name of a spirit in his play 'The Tempest' (1611), and one of the moons of Uranus bears this name in his honour. 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' (1989).
I love Ariel! For a girl only though! I know this has been used for a long time as a male name, especially in other countries...but here in America all I can think of is "The Little Mermaid" and I think that any boy named Ariel will forever be connected to the movie. I think Ariel is such a beautiful name for a sweet baby girl!
It also reminds me of Ariel off of the Little Mermaid. I have every thought that it sounds quite feminine. It is nms but I think it would be cute on some little girls. Not for a boy though unless you want a son that gets joked on for the rest of his life. LOL!
__________________ **Thanks for my beautiful siggy *Sharon* **