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What does Arek mean?

Arek Pronunciation of Arek [arek] as a boys' name has its root in Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Arek is "mountain of strength". Arek is a variant form of Aaron (Hebrew): from the Hebrew "har-on".

Associated with: mountain, strength.


27 different relations via Aaron: Aaran, Aaren, Aarin, Aaro, Aaryn, Aeron, Aeryn, Ahran, Ahren, Ahron, Airen, Airyn, Aran, Arand, Aren, Arend, Ari, Arin, Arnie, Aron, Arran, Arron, Arun, Auron, Ayren, Ayron and Erin.

Creative forms:
(male) Adek, Anek, ..

(female) Areki, Argo, ..

Middle name pairings:
Arek Nicolas (A.N.), ..

How popular is Arek?

Arek is an uncommonly occurring first name for males. Arek is an equally uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Arek (unlisted) listed in the Top 2000 are Aaron (#52 via latest list), Ari (#402), Aron (#739), Erin, Arun, Arron, Arnie, Aren, Arin and Arran. Adoption of these relations of Arek was widespread 21 years ago (median #1257) and is somewhat less today (#1519, 46%). Aaron has generally been a favorite of parents, though Aron has grown trendy as well, while forms like Arron are now less common. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aaron, Aren, Ari, Arin, Arnie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aron, Arron, Arun, Erin in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Arek is alike in pronunciation to Aaric, Aeric, Aerick, Aric, Arick, Arik, Arreck, Arric, Arrick, Eirik, Erek, Eric, Erick, Erik, Eriq, Eryk, Yorik and Yurik. Other suggested similar names are Abel, Abey, Acee, Acel, Ade, Aed, Airel, Aled, Alek, Aleks, Alem, Amed, Amel, Amer, Ames, Ara, Arch, Ard, Arda, Ardel, Arden, Ardy, Arel, Ares, Arese, Arie, Ariel, Aries, Ario, Aris, Arlen, Armen, Arnd, Arnet, Arney, Arni, Arny, Arrt (see Arthur), Arry, Arsen, Art, Arto, Arty, Ase, Atef, Atreo, Avel, Avrel, Barek, Darek, Derek, Garek, Jarek, Jerek, Jurek, Rurek and Tarek. These names tend to be more frequently used than Arek.

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