What does Arun mean?
Arun /arun/ [2 sylls.] 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.
Arun has 1 feminine form: Aruna.Kreatif forms: Arunau, Arunnio, Auarun. [more]
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. Census)
Aaron (#50 the previous year) is the only prominent varying form of Arun (not in Top 1000) listed in the Top 1000. This boy name reached the peak of its popularity in 1994 (usage of 0.972%) and is now much less widespread (usage 0.95%, down 2.3%). Aaron (#50) is the most chic name for newborns in this compilation, with this name enjoying a revival in popularity. Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the boy name Arun and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Arun is alike in pronunciation 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 recommended similar baby names are Alun, Aram, Arjun▲, Arn, Arne▼, Arni, Arno and Arny. These names tend to be more frequently used than Arun.