Gender: Feminine

Usages: Dutch (Antillean)

(Information from name #30192 originally submitted by an anonymous user)
Beautiful, refined, mature girl's name! I also love Ariadne!
I like Ariane but I also like Ariana which is similar. Both of them are very pretty.
I think the name is very pretty, and the meaning is nice as well!
Princess Ariane of the Netherlands, Princess of Orange-Nassau is the third and youngest daughter of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima. Princess Ariane is a member of the Dutch Royal House and currently third in the line of succession to the Dutch throne.
Ariane Saint-Amour is a Canadian nude and fetish model. She works as an exotic dancer in the Club Super Sexe in Montréal, Québec, Canada, where she lives. Ariane has stated that she estimates that she is of 80% French Canadian and 20% Native American ancestry.
The name Ariane was given to 129 girls born in the US in 2015.
Maria Simon played a character called Ariane in Good Bye Lenin!. Ariane is the sister of the main character, Alex. The pair were raised in East Germany and try to recreate the DDR for their mother after the fall of the Berlin Wall.
In the Netherlands - and in Germany as well - Ariane isn't pronounced a-ree-AN but like [ah-ree-AH-nay].
Please disregard the previous comments about the Dutch pronunciation of Ariane, since both comments are incorrect.

The proper Dutch pronunciation of Ariane is: ah-ree-AH-nə. [noted -ed]
The name of Anthony Bourdain's daughter.
Princess Ariane of the Netherlands is the third daughter of Prince Willem-Alexander and Princess Máxima. Her full name is Ariane Wilhelmina Máxima Ines. It is pronounced "a-ree-AN".
Listen to the German pronunciation of Ariane here:
The first commenter (-- Anonymous User 4/13/2007) was right about the pronunciation, at least that's how King Willem-Alexander has pronounced his daughters name on tv multiple times. So that's how the Dutch Royal family pronounces it. I personally (as a native Dutch person) would pronounce Ariane as Lucille said, like ah-ree-AH-nə. This sounds more feminine to me.

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