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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.

Associated with: dawn (bright), sun (star), rich (wealthy), gold


Arun has 1 feminine form: Aruna.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Agun, Arunno, ..

(female) Arunia, Arunna, ..

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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Shown below is the birth name popularity of Arun for boys. 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. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Arun name in U.S.

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

Aaron (#50 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 0.39%, down 48.2%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Arun, Aaron in U.S.

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

Similar Names


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.