What does Aaron mean?
Aaron [aaron] as a boys' name is pronounced AIR-an, AHR-an. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Aaron is "mountain of strength". From the Hebrew "har-on", or possibly of Egyptian origin. Biblical: Moses' brother Aaron was the first high priest of Israel. American Vice President Aaron Burr; baseball celebrity Hank Aaron; composer Aaron Copland; actor Aaron Eckhart.
Aaron has 37 variants: Aaran, Aaren, Aarin, Aaro, Aaronas, Aaronn, Aarron, Aaryn, Aeron, Aeryn, Aharon, Ahran, Ahren, Ahron, Airen, Airyn, Aran, Arand, Arek, Aren, Arend, Ari▲, Arin, Arnie, Aron▲, Aronne, Arran, Arron▼, Arun, Auron, Ayren, Ayron, Erin▼, Haroun, Ron▼, Ronnie▼ and Ronny▼.Creative forms:
(male) Aaronau, Abron, ..
(female) Aaronae, Aaroni, .. Middle name pairings:
Aaron Shiloh (A.S.), ..
How popular is Aaron?
Aaron is a very popular first name for males (#77 out of 1220, Top 6%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#2236 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Aaron for boys. Aaron reached its top rank of #28 in the U.S. in 1994, and is currently at #52. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Popular alternative forms of Aaron (#52 via latest list) are Aarron, Aharon (#1792 via latest list), Aren, Ari (#402), Arin, Arnie, Aron (#739), Arran, Arron, Arun, Erin, Eron, Ron, Ronnie (#771) and Ronny. These forms of Aaron were at the top of their popularity in the 1980s (adoption of 0.87%) and are somewhat less common today (adoption 0.45%, down 48%), with forms such as Ronny becoming less trendy. Ari and Aron are two of the more fashionable baby names in this list.
Aaron is alike in pronunciation to Arian▲, Arien, Arion, Arren, Arrin, Arwin, Arwyn, Aryon, Eran, Erron, Eurion, Oran▼, Oren, Orin, Orion▲, Oron, Orran, Orren, Orrin, Oryon, Warren▼ and Warrin. Other suggested similar names are Aalok, Adron, Aeson, Ammon, Amon, Anton▼, Ardon, Arn, Aston, Avon, Aymon, Bardon, Baron, Cadon, Camron▼, Cardon, Caron, Cason▲, Darion▼, Daron, Darwon (see Darwin), Doron, Efron, Evron, Faron, Garmon, Garon, Garron, Hakon, Harmon▼, Haron, Jamon, Jaron▼, Jaxon▲, Kamron, Kanon, Kyron, Ladon, Lajon, Laron, Lavon, Liron, Loron, Mabon, Mardon, Marlon, Mason▲, Navon, Parton, Paton, Taron, Tavon and Tyron. These names tend to be less commonly used than Aaron.See names in meaning and etymology.