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What does Aran mean?

Aran Pronunciation of Aran as a name for boys has its root in Hebrew, and the meaning of Aran is "mountain of strength". Aran is an alternate spelling of Aaron (Hebrew): from the Hebrew "har-on".


ASSOCIATED WITH mountain, strength


VARIANTS Erin, Ayron, Ayren, Auron, Arun, Arron, Arran, Aronne, Aron, Arin, Aren, Airyn, Airen, Ahron, Ahren, Ahran, Aeryn, Aeron, Aaryn, Aarron, Aaronn, Aarin, Aaren, Aaran

RELATIONS VIA AARON Aaro, Aharon, Arand, Arek, Arend, Ari, Arnie, Ron



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How popular is Aran?

Aran is a rare given name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#67113 out of 150436, Top 45%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Aaron (#60 VIA LATEST LIST), Aarron, Aharon (#1784), Aren (#1909), Ari (#374), Arin, Arnie, Aron (#825), Arran, Arron, Arun, Erin and Ron are the popular alternative forms of Aran (NOT IN TOP 2000). Other variants, like Arek, are seldom used. These forms of Aran reached the top of their popularity in the year 1994 (MEDIAN #1329) and have become much less popular since (#1611, 49.8% LESS USAGE), with versions like Erin becoming less stylish. Ari is the most fashionable birth name in this list. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aaron, Aarron, Aharon, Aren, Ari in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Arin, Arnie, Aron, Arron, Arun in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Erin, Ron in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Aaron, Aron, Arran outside U.S.

Similar Names

Aran is pronounced similarly to Arian, Arien, Arion, Arren, Arrin, Arwin, Arwyn, Aryon, Eirian, Eran, Eron, Erron, Erwin, Erwyn, Irwin, Irwyn, Oran, Oren, Orion, Oron, Orran, Orren, Orrin, Orwin and Oryon. Other recommended sound-alike names are Abad, Abran, Adan, Adar, Adryan, Ahsan, Alan, Alvan, Aman, Amani, Amiran, Amram, Ara, Aralt, Aram, Ard, Ardon, Arel, Arjay, Arjun, Arlan, Arland, Arman, Arn, Arnan, Arnau, Arnd, Arne, Arni, Arno, Arny, Arram, Avon, Azam, Bran, Chan, Dan, Edan, Egan, Fran, Frean, Gyan, Jan, Khan, Kiran, Kyran, Orjan, Rian, Toran and Twan. These names tend to be more frequently used than Aran.

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