Of Greek origin.

Means “most pure”, “most innocent”.

From the Greek element “ἀρι”, meaning “most” and the word “ἁγνή”, meaning “pure”, “innocent”.

According to Greek mythology, Ariadne was the daughter of King Minos and Pasiphaë. Minos was the son of Zeus and Europa, Pasiphaë was the daughter of Helios and Perseis, therefore Ariadne is of divine descent.

She fell in love with Theseus and she gave him a thread to help him escape the Minotaur’s Labyrinth.

Alternative forms of the name are Ariadna, Ariana, Arianne, Aryanna.

Famous bearers are Ariadne Díaz, Ariadne Artiles.

Ariadne Artiles is a Spanish model.

In the following short video you may watch an “Elle”‘s magazine production for one of Artiles’s photo-shoots.