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Meaning of Aaron

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The name Aaron has the following meaning:

Exalted or "Enlightened". An old testament name where Aaron was the brother of Moses. A fashionable name in many countries around the world.
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.


As a baby boy name, Aaron is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 49 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In 2009, the name Aaron fell in popularity and moved down the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 4 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 54 in the Top 1000 charts.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Aaron in the USA, over the past 100 years.
USA baby name statistics


The name Aaron is pronounced as air-un


Aaron originates from the Hebrew language.

See other suggested Hebrew boy baby names.

Related names

The following names are baby names related to Aaron and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Aaron: Boys - Dotan, Hershel, Simpson, Girls - Adah, Ann, Dayla, Jaleesa, Mikalah, Both genders - Dalit, Eleazar, Lazarus


Popular Variants for the name Aaron: Aaran, Aarao (Portugese), Aaren, Aaronas, Aeron, Aharon (Hebrew), Arek (Polish), Arin, Aron (Polish), Aronne (Italian), Arran, Arron (English), Arun, Auron, Ayren, Ayron, Haroun (Arabic)


We think the name Aaron should fall under the following style category: Biblical.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Aaron to be: A decent-looking chap who makes a good leader

In one word, you might describe Aaron as a(n) "hardworking" person.

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Faces of



Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Aaron (or its variants) are:

Aaron Wilard, born on 13 October, a famous entrepreneur . Aaron Wilard's background: An entrepreneur, an industrialist, and a designer of clocks who worked extensively at his Boston factory during the early years of the United States of America. While at the family farm at Grafton, Aaron Willard developed his career conjointly with his three brothers, who became celebrated horologists too (though Aaron's and his brother Simon's creations are the most significant). Both brothers moved to Boston's Roxbury Street, where they developed one of the first modern American industries, independently from each other. Simon and Aaron Willard's clocks were the first economically accessible timepieces of the country.

Aaron Charles Carter, born on 7 December, a famous singer . Aaron Charles Carter's background: The younger brother of singer Nick Carter, from the boy band Backstreet Boys. He came to fame as a pop and hip hop singer in the late-1990s, establishing himself as a star among preteen and teenage audiences during the early-2000s.

Aaron Kwok, born on 26 October, a famous singer . Aaron Kwok's background: A popular Hong Kong singer and film actor. The Hong Kong media refers to Aaron Kwok, Jacky Cheung, Andy Lau and Leon Lai as the Cantopop Four Heavenly Kings. He has been dubbed 'Hong Kong's Michael Jackson' for his onstage dancing displays.
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