The origin of the name Ariel is Hebrew
This is how Ariel is written in Hebrew:
אֲרִיאֵל = ‘Ari’el
The biblical meaning of the name Ariel is lion of God.
Ariel was the name of a chief of the returning exiles and a name applied to Jerusalem
The name Ariel appears in the bible in the following verses:
Ezra 8:16 KJV
Then sent I for Eliezer, for Ariel, for Shemaiah, and for Elnathan, and for Jarib, and for Elnathan, and for Nathan, and for Zechariah, and for Meshullam, chief men; also for Joiarib, and for Elnathan, men of understanding.
Isaiah 29:2 KJV
Yet I will distress Ariel, and there shall be heaviness and sorrow: and it shall be unto me as Ariel.
Isaiah 29:7 KJV
And the multitude of all the nations that fight against Ariel, even all that fight against her and her munition, and that distress her, shall be as a dream of a night vision.