What does Aaron mean?

Aaron means "enlightened; mountain"

How do we pronounce Aaron?

Aaron \aa-ron, aar-on\ is a boy's name. It consists of 5 letters and 3 syllables.

The baby boy name Aaron is pronounced in English as AERahN or EHRahN 1.

1 Pronunciation for Aaron: AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"

What is the origin of Aaron?

Aaron is largely used in the English, German, Hebrew, and Polish languages, and its origin is Hebrew. The name is of the meaning enlightened; mountain of strength, high mountain, exalted. Aharon (Hebrew) is an original form of Aaron. The origin of the name is obscure; it could be Egyptian like the name Moses. It could also be of the Hebrew 'aharon' (enlightened). Alternatively, from Hebrew folk origins, it could mean 'mountain of strength', 'high mountain' or 'exalted'. In the Bible, Aaron was the older brother of Moses. Aaron was appointed by God to be Moses' spokesman, and became the first high priest of the Israelites. In Shakespeare's play Titus Andronicus (1590-1594), the name is borne by the evil Aaron the Moor. It known from Aaron's Rod, the nickname of the flower Verbascum thapsus, a plant with yellow flower clusters, in reference to the biblical account of the blossomming of Aaron's rod. The name was rarely used before the Reformation. In the 17th century, it was taken up by the Puritans, and has been somewhat more popular among Jews than Christians. The name Aaren name (English) is the female equivalent of Aaron. Aaron is a widely used name; it has 56 variants that are used in both English and other languages.

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The following famous people share the name Aaron:

  • Cartoonist Aaron McGruder, born 29 May 1974, Chicago, Illinois
  • Singer Aaron Carter, born 7 December 1987, Tampa, Florida
  • US Vice President Aaron Burr, born 6 February 1756 - 14 September 1836, Newark, New Jersey.

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The baby name Aaron fun facts:

The name Aaron in reverse order is "Noraa".

The numerological value of the name Aaron is number 4 and 22, which means a foundation, order, service, struggle against limits, steady growth+ The Master Builder, large endeavors, powerful force, leadership.

How popular is Aaron?

Aaron is in the top names in USA.

Source: https://www.ssa.gov/oact/babynames