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What does Aren mean?

Aren Pronunciation of Aren [aren] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Aren) is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of Aren is "mountain of strength". Aren is an alternate spelling of Aaron (Hebrew): from the Hebrew "har-on".

Associated with: mountain, strength.


Aren has 24 variants: Aaran, Aaren, Aarin, Aaronn, Aarron, Aaryn, Aeron, Aeryn, Ahran, Ahren, Ahron, Airen, Airyn, Aran, Arin, Aron, Aronne, Arran, Arron, Arun, Auron, Ayren, Ayron and Erin.

8 more related forms via Aaron: Aaro, Aharon, Arand, Arek, Arend, Ari, Arnie and Ron.

Creative forms:
(male) Anen, Azen, ..

(female) Arenai, Arenne, ..

Middle name pairings:
Aren Adam (A.A.), ..

How popular is Aren?

Aren is an uncommonly occurring first name for men. Aren is an equivalently unusual surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Aren was first listed in 1993 and reached its apex rank of #1656 in the U.S. in the year 1996, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aren name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Aren are Aaron (#52 last year), Ari (#402), Aron (#739), Aharon (#1792), Arun, Erin, Ron, Arron, Arnie, Aarron, Arin and Arran. Other forms, like Aeron, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Aren was widespread among parents 2 decades ago (usage of 0.8%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.4%, 45.6% less), with forms like Ron becoming somewhat outmoded. Aaron is more universally found than the rest, though Ari has become popular as well.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aren, Aaron, Aarron, Aharon, Ari in U.S.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Erin, Ron in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Aren is pronounced similarly to Arian, Arien, Arion, Arren, Arrin, Arwin, Arwyn, Eran, Eron, Erron, Erwin, Erwyn, Irwin, Irwyn, Oran, Oren, Orin, Orion, Oron, Orran, Orren, Orrin, Orwin, Oryon and Warren. Other recommended names are Adan, Aden, Adin, Adrin, Ahern, Aiken, Alen, Amed, Ara, Aram, Arch, Ard, Ardel, Arden, Ardin, Arel, Ares, Arese, Ariel, Arik, Arjen, Arlen, Armen, Arn, Arne, Arney, Arni, Arno, Arny, Arsen, Arsene, Arte, Ary, Aryel, Asen, Aurel, Avel, Avon, Ayden, Ayken, Ben, Bren, Euen, Ewen, Goren, Iven, Orsen, Pen, Soren and Toren. These names tend to be more commonly used than Aren.

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