In Italian means air.

Derives from the ancient Greek word “ἀήρ”, meaning air.

Aria is also a song or melody, part of an opera. It is a solo that allows a character to express their feeling and thoughts during a scene.

Some sources associate the name with Acacallis, daughter of Minos, king of Crete and Pasiphae.

It was also an epithet of two Greek goddesses, Athena and Aphrodite.

Aria is a rather uncommon name and it came in use during the 20th century.

Famous bearers are Aria Wallace, Aria Noelle Curzon.

Since the 2000 the name has been continuously rising in popularity in the United States, from #957 to #31 last year.

Aria is also a popular name in Canada and New Zealand.