- See La Forge for other articles with titles that contain, either by relationship or by coincidence, this character's surname.
- This character is a member of the La Forge family.
She grew up in Mogadishu on Earth, and attended Zefram Cochrane High School. Growing up, La Forge resented the importance Starfleet played in the lives of her parents, with one or the other usually gone on assignment. (TNG novel: Losing the Peace)
Despite not knowing anything about animal training, Ariana successfully trained a pet cat to jump into her arms on command, by consistently keeping pieces of tuna in her blouse for two months. (TNG episode: "Force of Nature")