Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Arial mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Arial

User Submitted Origins

African American

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Illinois, U.S. says the name Arial means "Vigorous" and is of Welsh origin.
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International Interest
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  1. (typography) A sans serif typeface designed by Monotype as a cheaper substitute for Helvetica.

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Arial U.S.
  White 65.04% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 6.50% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.07% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 21.95% 16.26%

Of Last Name Arial

People with the last name Arial are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Arial

  • How Popular is the name Arial? Arial is the 9,838th most popular name of all time. As a last name Arial was the 136,449th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Arial have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,166 babies born with the first name Arial in the United States. That's more than enough people named Arial to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Arial? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1981 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Arial first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Arial is Friday, March 16th, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Arial born? The highest recorded use of the first name Arial was in 1991 with a total of 69 babies.
  • Random Arial Factoid: According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Arial is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Texas have the same name in 2007.
  • Weird things about the name Arial: The name spelled backwards is Laira. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Iraal. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Arial? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 123 people with the last name Arial.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Arial? Arial is one of the most unique last names recorded.
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