What does Arran mean?
Arran /ar-ran/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Scottish origin. Place name. The Isle of Arran is off the Atlantic coast. Also possibly a variant of Aaron, though they are from different sources.
Arran has 35 more related variations via Aaron: 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, Arun, Auron, Ayren, Ayron, Erin▼, Haroun, Ron▼, Ronnie▼ and Ronny▼.Kreatif forms: Anran, Arranah. [more]
How popular is Arran?
Arran is an uncommon given name for males. Arran is an equally unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Arran for boys. Arran reached its apex position of #59 in Scotland in the year 2006, and is at #70 presently. (2013 Birth Statistics)
Prominent alternative forms of Arran appearing in the Top 1000 are Aaron (#50 in 2014), Ari (#441), Aron (#745), Ronnie (#755), Ron, Ronny, Arron and Erin. These boy names reached the height of their popularity during 1970-1979 (usage of 0.4667%) and have become much less popular since (usage 0.2232%, down 52.2%), with forms like Aron, Ronnie, Erin, Arron and Ron falling out of style. Ari (#441) and Aaron (#50) are two of the more trendy names for newborns in this compilation, with Aaron going through a rekindling in popularity. Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the boy name Arran and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Arran is pronounced similarly to Arian▲, Arien, Arion, Arwin, Arwyn, Aryon, Eran, Erron, Oran▼, Orran, Orren and Orrin▼. Other suggested similar baby names are Abran, Aram, Arlan, Arman, Arn, Arnan, Arnau and Arram. Like Arran, these names are not commonly used.