What does Ariel mean?

Spirit of the air.

What's the origin of Ariel?


How is Ariel pronounced?


What does it say about you to have a cat named Ariel?

Ariel is a name that is typically associated with the sea, beauty, and magic. It may suggest that you are someone who is creative and imaginative, or that you have a strong interest in the ocean.

Is Ariel a good cat name?

Ariel has two syllables, which most vets and trainers tend to recommend. Ariel is a widely adored cat name for obvious reasons. If you like it, go for it!

Ariel is found in these categories:

unique cat names

Mermaid-inspired moniker, not commonly used for feline companions.

spiritual cat names

Biblically, she's a heavenly being, plus a magical Disney mermaid!

celestial cat names

She's named after a moon of Uranus, soaring through space!

tortoiseshell cat names

She's a colorful, magical sprite, just like Shakespeare's fairy character.


Based on likes, Ariel ranks #155 with users of

Ariel is one of the more common cat names amongst our community. According to our statistics, Ariel is considerably more popular than most other cat names.

Popularity: Historical Trend

Ariel was, over the past 30 days, the 165th ranked cat name for views on

As of June 2024, Ariel is becoming rarer and less popular with new kitten owners. Our stats reveal that the moniker is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a bit of variance in rank for this name. That might suggest its popularity is based on seasonal factors or perhaps pop culture events.

In the past week, Ariel was viewed 17 times, and liked 6 times.

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