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pinWhat does Arran mean?

Arran /ar-ran/ 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 3 variants: Arren, Arrin and Arron.

Arran has 35 more relations 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: Alran, Arranay, Ayran. [more]

pinHow 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)

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

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

Prominent alternative forms of Arran appearing in the Top 1000 are Aaron (#50 2 years ago), Ari (#441), Aron (#745), Ronnie (#755), Ron, Ronny, Arron and Erin. These relations of Arran reached the height of their popularity during 1970-1979 (usage of 0.4667%) and are somewhat less common today (usage 0.2232%, 52.2%). Aaron is a perennial favorite, although Ari seems to be becoming a favorite too, and Arron is now somewhat dated. Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the boy name Arran and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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 Arran, Aaron, Aron, Ronnie outside U.S.

pinSimilar Names

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.