What does Arun mean?
Arun [arun] as a boys' name is of Hindi and Cambodian origin, and the meaning of Arun is "dawn; sun". In Hindi, the name represents dawn colors as well as the rich hues of gold and rubies.
Related boy name: Aaron.
1 feminine form: Aruna.Creative forms:
(male) Adun, Agun, ..
(female) Arnah, Aruni, .. Middle name pairings:
Arun Damoni (A.D.), ..
How popular is Arun?
Arun is an unusual first name for males but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#131366 out of 150436, Top 87%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Arun entered the list in 1995 and reached its highest rank of #1918 in the U.S. then, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with similar and related boy names. Aaron (#52 the previous year) is the only other prominent varying form of Arun listed in the Top 2000. These forms of Arun were favored by parents in 1994 (usage of 0.74%) and are somewhat less conventional today (usage 0.37%, down 49.7%).
Arun is alike in pronunciation to Aaren, Aarin, Aarron, Aeron, Ahran, Ahren, Aran, Arin, Aron▲, Aronne, Arran, Arrin, Arwyn, Aryon, Auron, Ayron, Eran, Erin▼, Eron, Oran▼, Oren, Orin, Orion▲, Orran and Oryon. Other recommended names are Adan▲, Adrin, Alan▼, Alen, Aluf, Alun, Alyn, Aman, Amin, Amon, Amyn, Aram, Arand, Arda, Arden, Ardon, Arek, Arel, Arend, Arik, Arjen, Arjun▲, Arjuna, Arlen▼, Arlin, Arly, Arlyn, Armen, Armin, Armon, Arn, Arnd, Arne, Arni, Arno, Arny, Arri, Arrt (see Arthur), Arry, Arto, Arvon, Arvyn, Ary, Aryo, Asen, Avrum, Edun, Gun, Harun and Ryun. These names tend to be more frequently used than Arun.See names in meaning and etymology.