Ārijs

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First recorded as a given name of Latvians in the end of the 19th century. Possibly from (biblical) Hebrew אריה (lion), from Arius, or a phonetic coinage.

Proper noun[edit]

Ārijs m

  1. A male given name.
  2. Arius

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Klāvs Siliņš: Latviešu personvārdu vārdnīca. Riga "Zinātne" 1990, ISBN 5-7966-0278-0
  • [1] Population Register of Latvia: Ārijs was the only given name of 295 persons in Latvia on May 21st 2010.