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The first name 
Araceli

Araceli is a female first name. In very rare cases it is also used for boys.

Araceli is a common name for girls!

The name Araceli isn’t among the current fashionable names in our top 10 stats, but nonetheless, it’s still very popular and common. In our SmartGenius ranking of all girls names, Araceli ranks 965. Recently, out of every 10,000 newborn girls, approximately 2 were named Araceli. In the entire USA, approximately 17,216 people – children, adults and seniors – currently bear the name Araceli. That is 0.01 % of all living Americans.

You won't believe all there is 
to discover about the name
 
Araceli

What does the name 
Araceli mean?

Derived from the Latin phrase ‘ara coeli’, Araceli is a Spanish name. It stands for ‘the altar in heaven’.

Santa Maria in Aracoeli is an... important church in Rome. To reach it you have to climb a steep staircase.

Araceli has 7 letters 
and begins with an A

Well, you might say, you probably figured that out yourself! But what you might not know is: The letter A is the most popular first letter for girls’ names. 11.8% of all common girls’ names in the US start with this letter. The second most common first letter in girls' names is S.

With seven letters, the name Araceli has a typical length for first names in the US. In fact, 26% of all common first names consist of exactly seven letters. 52% of all first names are shorter, while 22% have eight letters or more. On average, first names in the US (not counting hyphenated names) are 6.5 letters long. There are no significant differences between boys' and girls' names.

That means that if 11.8% of all girls' names start with an A, this initial letter occurs over three times as often as all other letters on average. And, by the way, of all the girls' names that begin with the letter A, the name Ashley is the most common.

Other names with 
A, r, a, c, e, l and i

If you take all the letters in the name Araceli – A, r, a, c, e, l and i – and put them together again, you can form other names, such as Alarice or others.

With hands, flags and sounds 
How to say Araceli

If your name is Araceli and someone asks after your name, you can of course just tell them what it is. But sometimes that isn't so easy - what if it's too loud, and you don't understand them well? Or what if the other person is so far away that you can see them but not hear them? In these situations, you can communicate your name in so many other ways: you call spell it, sign it, or even use a flag to wave it...

This is how you spell the name Araceli

So that everyone really understands you when you have to spell the name Araceli, you can simply say:

Apple

Rocket

Apple

Cat

Elephant

Lion

Igloo

This is how the name Araceli is spelled in the NATO phonetic alphabet

The NATO alphabet often helps people spell words on the phone or radio when there are communication problems.

How do you write Araceli in Braille?

Braille is made up of dots, which the blind and visually impaired can feel to read words.

Araceli

Araceli

You want to tell a deaf person that your name is Araceli

Just use American Sign Language!

The name Araceli is particularly colorful in the Semaphore flag signaling system!

These flags are used for maritime communication - each flag represents a letter.

A
R
A
C
E
L
I

Have you ever waved the name Araceli

In the navy, sailors of two ships might wave flags to each other to send messages. A sailor holds two flags in specific positions to represent different letters.

A
R
A
C
E
L
I

Beeping like crazy...

In Morse code, letters and other characters are represented only by a series of short and long tones. For example, a short tone followed by a long tone stands for the letter A. Araceli sounds like this: