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What does Arun mean?

Arun Pronunciation of 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. Also form of Aaron.


ASSOCIATED WITH dawn (bright), sun (star), rich (wealthy), gold





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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)

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. (2018 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.

Which version is better?

Aaron (#60 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 now much less conventional (USAGE 0.33%, DOWN 55.6%).

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 sound-alike 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.

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