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Meaning and name origin

Arun \a-run\ as a boy's 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.

For more information, see also the related boy name Aaron.

There is 1 feminine form of Arun: Aruna.


Arun is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Arun and related names. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Aaron (#50). (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Aaron in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Arun is also pronounced similarly to Aaran, Aaren, Aarin, Aaryn, Aeron, Aeryn, Ahran, Ahren, Ahron, Airen, Airyn, Aran, Aren, Arian, Arien, Arin, Arion, Aron, Arran, Arren, Arrin, Arron, Arwin, Arwyn, Aryon, Auron, Ayren, Ayron, Eran, Erin, Eron, Oran, Oren, Orin and Oron. Other suggested similar baby names are Alun, Aram, Arjun, Arn, Arne, Arni, Arno and Arny. These names tend to be more commonly used than Arun.