The name Arya is from an old Indo-Iranian root. In Indian, it is a unisex name and in Iranian, it’s a masculine name. Arya is also a name of Aramaic or Hebrew origin. Thanks to Arya Stark, one of the main characters of the television series “Game of Thrones”, the name Arya has spread in the Western world in recent years.
Arya means “noble” and “honorable” (from Persian “aria/آریا” or Sanskrit “ārya/आर्य” and “āryā/आर्या”). Besides, Arya means “lioness” (from Aramaic “ʾaryā/ܐܪܝܐ” or Hebrew “aryé/אַרְיֵה” = lion).
The name Arya is ranked #185 overall. It is very popular with parents-to-be and is often chosen as a baby name.
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