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What does Arran mean?

Arran Pronunciation of Arran as a boys' name is of Scottish origin. Place name. The Isle of Arran is off the Atlantic coast. Also possibly a variant of Aaron, though they are from different sources.




VARIANTS Arren, Arrin, Arron

RELATIONS VIA AARON Aaran, Aaren, Aarin, Aaro, Aaronn, Aarron, Aaryn, Aeron, Aeryn, Aharon, Ahran, Ahren, Ahron, Airen, Airyn, Aran, Arand, Arek, Aren, Arend, Ari, Arin, Arnie, Aron, Aronne, Arun, Auron, Ayren, Ayron, Erin

(male) Alran, ..

(female) Arana, ..

Arran Lewis (A.L.), ..

How popular is Arran?

Arran is an uncommon given name for males. Arran is an equally unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Arran reached its apex position of #47 in Scotland in the year 2018. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Prominent alternative forms of Arran appearing in the Top 2000 are Aaron (#60 IN 2018), Ari (#374), Aron (#825), Aharon (#1784), Aren (#1909), Aarron, Arin, Arnie, Arron, Arun and Erin. These relations of Arran reached the height of their popularity in 1994 (ADOPTION OF 0.8%) and are somewhat less common today (ADOPTION 0.4%, 49%), with forms like Arron going out of style. Aaron is a perennial favorite, although Ari seems to be becoming a favorite too.

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, Erin in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Arran is pronounced similarly to Aarin, Aaronn, Aeron, Aeryn, Ahran, Ahren, Ahron, Airen, Airyn, Arian, Arin, Arion, Aron, Aronne, Aryon, Ayron, Eirian, Erron, Irwin, Irwyn, Orin, Oron, Orran, Orwin and Warren. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Abran, Abrian, Adan, Adiran, Adrain, Adrin, Adron, Aedan, Aidan, Aitan, Alan, Alban, Aldan, Amiran, Annan, Ara, Aram, Ardian, Ardin, Arjun, Arlan, Arlen, Arman, Arn, Arnan, Arnat (see Arnett), Arnau, Arnon, Arram, Arrio, Arrlen, Arsen, Aydan, Bran, Brian, Dorran, Duran, Ernan, Fran, Garan, Garran, Jeran, Larran, Odran, Orlan, Orman, Taran, Tarran, Terran and Toran. These names tend to be more commonly used than Arran.