The meaning of the name “Aaron” is: “Enlightened, To Sing, High mountain,Exalted, Strong”.
Additional information: This is a male name that is pronounced as /AIR-uhn/. The name means “high mountain,” “enlightened,” or “exalted”. It most probably has its roots in Egyptian origin, but it can definitively be traced to the Hebrew “Aharon,” meaning “high mountain.” When the name began to be used by Protestants, it was contracted to simply “Aaron.” Biblically, Aaron was the older brother of Moses, and became the first high priest of the Israelites. He was known for carrying a miracle-performing rod, which has given name to the plant “Aaron’s rod.”
Aaron also has an Indian meaning: “The one who is Superior amongst the members of the Aaryan race”. This meaning is completely independent of either the Western meaning of the name Aaron which means “Elder Brother of Moses” OR the Middle Eastern meaning of the name Aaron which means the “The high Mountain”.
The nicknames that people with this name are given include Aaron and Ron. There are also several variants of this name which are: Arin, Aaren, Arron and Aharen. Its feminine form is Erin.
The name Aaron is spelt differently by people from different parts of the world. It is spelt as Harun in Arabic, Aron in Swedish and Aarón in Spanish.
As of 2014, Aaron is the 50thmost popular name in the United States. In Canada, it ranks number 93, and number 55 in the United Kingdom. Some of the popular people who go by this name are:
Aaron Eckhardt who is an American actor, Aaron Burr who was the third American vice president, Arin Hanson who is a Youtube personality, Aaron Neville who is an American R&B Singer, Aaron Copeland who is an American composer, Aaron Carter who is an American pop Singer and Aaron Swartz who is an American programmer and hacktivist.
It is the name of 'the Moor', the lover of Tamora, used by William Shakespeare in his play "Titus Andronicus".
Aaron is a classic and traditional name, and so it has stayed relatively stable in popularity—U.S. records indicate that it has hovered around ranks 41 to 55 from 2000 to 2014. It still remains in the top 100 for most English-speaking countries. If you want to give your baby a name with strong biblical roots that will remain popular for a long time, Aaron is a great name. For a more distinctive name, consider an alternative spelling, such as Aron or Arin.
Pronunciation: (AIR-uhn) Form of:Aharon Celebrity Names & Famous real-life people:
TV Producer Aaron Spelling
Pop singer Aaron Carter
Composer Aaron Copland
Actor Aaron Eckart
Considering Aaron as a Baby Name?
The first thing you should know if you are considering Aaron for your baby's name is that in most countries all over the world the name Aaron is a boy name.
The name Aaron is of Hebrew origin, and is used mostly in English speaking countries but also in a few other countries and languages of the world.
If you consider naming your baby Aaron we recommend you take note of the special meaning and history of the name as your baby’s name will play a big role in its life and your baby will hear it spoken every day. Searching for a name is a very important and fun process as it’s the very first gift you will give to your baby. Many people believe that the name can affect success in life, through their children's working career and other circumstances, so they choose more “respectable” names or name meanings as they believe that the name meaning reflects the personality of the child.
Aaron Name Meaning
The meaning of Aaron is “Enlightened, To Sing, High mountain,Exalted, Strong”. Keep in mind that many names may have different meanings in other countries and languages, so be careful that the name that you choose doesn’t mean something bad or unpleasant. Search comprehensively and find the name meaning of Aaron and its name origin or of any other name in our database. Also note the spelling and the pronunciation of the name Aaron and check the initials of the name with your last name to discover how it looks and sounds. The history and meaning of the name Aaron is fascinating, learn more about it. (If you know more meanings of the name and you would like to contribute click here to submit another name meaning).
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Popularity of the Name Aaron
Below you will find the popularity of the baby name Aaron displayed annually, from 1880 to the present day in our name popularity chart. Hover over or click on the dots that represent a year to see how many babies were given the name for that year, for both genders, if available.
Aaron Boy Name Popularity Chart
Aaron Girl Name Popularity Chart
Note:The data above is from the Social Security Administrator of United States, (more info here) from Social Security card applications for births in US for every name, from 1880 up to the present year. The gender associated with the name might be incorrect, as the data presents the record applications without being edited for errors. The name's popularity and ranking is announced annually, so the data for this year will not be available until next year. The more babies that are given a name, the higher popularity ranking the name receives. For names with the same popularity, the tie is solved by assigning popularity rank in alphabetical order. This means that if two or more names have the same popularity their rankings may differ significantly, as they are set in alphabetical order. If a name has less than five occurrences, the SSA excludes it from the provided data to protect privacy.
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