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pinWhat does Aaron mean?

Aaron /aa-ron/ 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.

Related boy names: Eron and Harun.

Aaron has 2 feminine forms: Arin and Arnina.

Kreatif forms: Aaronau, Auaaron. [more]

pinHow 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 #50. (Top 1000 Names, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Aaron name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Aaron outside U.S.

Popular alternative forms of Aaron (#50 via latest list) are Ari (#441 via latest list), Aron (#745), Arran, Arron, Erin, Ron, Ronnie (#755) and Ronny. These forms of Aaron were at the top of their popularity in the 1970s (adoption of 0.467%) and are somewhat less common today (adoption 0.223%, down 52%), with forms such as Erin becoming less trendy. Aaron and Ari are two of the more fashionable baby names in this list, and there is also a resurgence in baby name usage for Aaron.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Aaron, Ari, Aron, Arron, Erin in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ron, Ronnie, Ronny in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Aaron, Aron, Arran, Ronnie outside U.S.

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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 baby names are Aalok, Adron, Aeson, Ammon, Amon, Anton, Ardon, Arn, Aston, Avon, Aymon, Bardon, Baron, Cadon, Camron, Cardon, Caron, Cason, Darion, Daron, Darwon, 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.