The Names of the Week are Aria & Holden
Aria has a variety of meanings. An Aria may be a song or melody. The Aramaic meaning of Aria is lioness and in Italian Aria means Aria. One thing for sure, the name Aria has spiked in popularity in recent years. Aria entered the U.S. top 1,000 for the first time in the year 2000. Since then Aria has climbed in popularity every year and is currently #31 for girls in the U.S. The spelling variation of Arya is #216.
A few places you may have heard the name Aria…
* Aria Montgomery – character on the show Pretty Little Liars
* Arya Stark – character in the Game of Thrones series
* Aria Torres – character on the show Grey’s Anatomy
* Saint Aria – ancient Roman martyr
Alternative Spellings – Arya, Arria
A few Nickname ideas – Ari, Airie, Ria, Ree
A few middle name ideas for the name Aria:
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Ayla, Ariana, Aurora, Arlene, Daria, or Rhea.
Holden comes from an Old English surname meaning deep valley. Many of us came to know this name as the protagonist in J.D. Salinger’s Catcher in the Rye. Holden was most popular in 2013, and is currently #292 for boys in the U.S.
A few places you may have heard the name Holden…
* Holden Caulfield – character in The Catcher in the Rye
* Brian Holden – Singer
* Holden Strauss – character on the show Pretty Little Liars
* Holden – Car brand
Alternative Spellings – Holdyn, Holdenn, Huldon
A few Nickname ideas – Den, Denn, Holt
A few middle name ideas for the name Holden:
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Hudson, Hayden, Harper, Harrison, Lincoln, or Caledon.
What do you think of the names Aria & Holden?