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Aaron Meaning


What does Aaron mean?

The name Aaron is of Hebrew origin.

The meaning of Aaron is "high mountain, exalted".

Aaron is used as both a boys and girls name.

It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Aa-ron.

The Given Name Aaron

Aaron is the anglicized form of the biblical Hebrew Aharon.

Of uncertain origin and meaning, the name may have derived from the Hebrew element har meaning "mountain", or may have, like the name Moses, derived from an Egyptian source.

In the Bible, Aaron is the older brother of Moses and his spokesman. Along with his brother, Aaron helps to free the Israelites from their bondage in Egypt and becomes their first High Priest.

Aaron falls into the landform name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Aaron Ashmore, and Aaron Ciechanover.

Aaron Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 7,345 in baby name popularity for girls with 15 occurrences. It ranked 60 in baby name popularity for boys with 5,953 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 6,023 in baby name popularity for girls with 20 occurrences. It ranked 47 in baby name popularity for boys with 7,196 occurrences.

View the Aaron Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Aaron has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Aaron to other names.

Aaron Related Names

Variants of the name Aaron include Aaran, Aaren, Aaryn, Arran, Arron, Arryn.

The names Aalona, Aharon, Arke, Haroun, Harun are all forms of Aaron.

Famous Aarons

  • Aaron ~ Biblical Character (Ex. 6:20), Saint
  • Aaron Ashmore ~ Actor
  • Aaron Ciechanover ~ Nobel Prize for Chemistry 2004
  • Aaron Copland ~ Musician
  • Aaron Eckhart ~ Actor
  • Aaron Jeffery ~ Actor
  • Aaron Klug ~ Nobel Prize for Chemistry 1982
  • Aaron of Aleth ~ Saint
  • Aaron Paul ~ Actor
  • Aaron Staton ~ Actor
  • Aaron Taylor Johnson ~ Actor
  • Aaron Zigman ~ Musician

Aaron Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Aaron.

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Aaron Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Aaron in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Aaron.

Just for fun, see the name Aaron in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

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