Arya Name Meaning & Origin
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Some view this as an alternate spelling for the musical name Aria, however, it does have its own meanings.
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I think this name sounds sexy on an adult or just cute for a child.
I have a hard time dissociating this name from the adjectival form of it, Aryan. Which is fine in its original meaning, but has unfortunate connections with nineteenth and twentieth-century racist theories.
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It is an alternate spelling of Aria which means in Hebrew Lion or more commonly Lioness, Italian for Air, an Aria is also refrenced to be Music, Song, or Melody because an aria is a melody for the leading character to sing solo in an opera.
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Arya is the elf princess in the Inheritance cycle by Christopher Paolini. She's also the leading lady in the movie Eragon.
Arya Stark is the best character in the series 'A Song of Ice and Fire' by George R. R. Martin and debatably one of the best characters in television at the moment.