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Aaron

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Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Enlightened

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This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Aaron in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the boy's name Aaron:

  • Records indicate that 537,715 boys in the United States have been named Aaron since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 1989, when 15,303 people in the U.S. were given the name Aaron. Those people are now 28 years old.

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      51 Positive Comments

  • "I named my son Aaron Jacob the day he was born because it is a strong masculine name and most important; because the tribe of Aaron is the Jewish tribe that my father is a descendant of." Nov. 18, 2014: Report as inappropriate

  • "We are naming our son Aaron Jace when he is born in jan 2013." Oct. 17, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "my so was called aaron as his father is called ronald and we wanted something with ron in it!! his father wanted to call him Ronald andrew david but i thankfully got him to change his mind. His name was meant to be as in recent years i have found out my great grandparents were jewish and of course aaron is a very big jewish name!! but if i had a pound for every one who said did u name him after elvis?? do i look that sad??" Jul. 2, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "My bfs name is Aaron if we had a girl I would name her Aaricka" Jun. 2, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "My eldest son is called Aaron, he was born in 2002 and the name wasn't very popular at that time (we live in the UK) but now it seems you can't go anywhere without hearing it being shouted by some parents somewhere! He loves the name and his middle name of Bryan after his Grandad, my Dad, the only thing that annoys him is the misspelling or mispronunciation of it, one teacher at his school says it wrong all the time and he's been there for nearly 3yrs!! Aaron also loves his little brothers name Jared and he gave him his middle name of Evan as well :-) I love my 2 boys names and believe me and their Dad chose very well with both of them, they suit them perfectly, everyone who hears their names loves them and so far both boys like their names as well, that's a result in my book :-)" Jan. 9, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "I had an ex-boyfriend named Aaron, it's definitely a name I'd keep on the list if I ever have a boy. Because I like the name, not the ex-boyfriend." May. 21, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love the name Aaron,its a beautiful name and naming my unborn Aaron Jacob." Nov. 27, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am a big fan of Aaron Copland's work, some of his music is inspirational. My son was born a few months after he passed away, I named him Aaron as a tribute to this truly great American composer." Jun. 19, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Aaron. its a beastly name. everybody loves my name!" May. 27, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my precious baby boy Aaron. He was born July 8, 2009. He, sadly, passed away from SIDS on November 11, 2009. He was a sweet, docile, loving baby, and the name Aaron suited him perfectly. I loved that name for him, and I still do. Aaron is a very special name, just like my baby was a very special baby." Mar. 2, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am going to call my son Aaron. Pronounce Aron. I will call my son (who is due in april 2010) Aaron for the simple fact I am a massive Elvis Presley fan and Aaron was his middle name, however it was spelt Aron on his birth certificate due to his dads spelling. Elvis changed it to Aaron later in life :) x" Feb. 21, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "my son will be born on 1-11-10 I hope to name him Aaron. I just don't know if his mother is going to go for it, she has tryed to talk me out of it but she says it's up to me, we'll see." Jan. 10, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Aaron... and i think Aaron Carter gives the name Aaron a bad rep! who else agrees?" Jan. 7, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Aaron. At the time I was born it wasn't very popular but in the recent years I've heard it more and more. The only problem was I'd occassionally get people mispronouncing it 'Air-on'. It was always a benefit to have a name that begins with two A's as you'd get to be first in school lists :) It's a different name but not too different. Plus it was Elvis Presley's middle name (my dad was a huge fan) :)" Dec. 24, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am the third Aaron in my family. If I had a son I would name him Aaron." Aug. 29, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "Aaron is my sons name. Ever since we named him we've heard the name constantly though! Everyone asks how its spelled though, aa or rr? We pronounce it Arr-an (I'm Scottish and his dad is English) but some people keep saying Air-on." Aug. 21, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is aaron and i want to name my son after to me, what should do ?" Jul. 23, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My best friends name is Aaron. he hates it because its so common (and because of the fact that he has the same name as aaron carter..) but i really like it. its definately not an ugly name." Jun. 30, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "Our grandson was born on 9the April 2009 at 29 weeks. Weighs 1.2kg and is named Aaron. A messenger from God and as strong as a mountain. Not even a week old and off the ventilater today. Praise God for Aaron" Apr. 13, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is aron and im from iceland. i think it is the coolest name ever." Jan. 3, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Aaron and i wouldnt change it for any name on the world. My parents named me after Elvis since his middle name is Aaron and my whole dads side is huge Elvis fans." Nov. 15, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "my boyfreind name is Aaron i love this name cause its a real man's name:)" Aug. 21, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I changed my name to Aaron and I am quite happy with it." Jul. 22, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My brother's name is Aaron. He has only got it spelt wrong a few times. I call him Harry. Hehehee" Jul. 14, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Aaron, in Scotland they pronounce it Eerin...so annoying..!! My mum named me after Elvis..his middle name is Aaron, he died a week after I was born." Jul. 2, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I like the name aaron. My brother and boyfriends name is aaron" Apr. 28, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "my boyfriends name is aaron and i think it is a cute name for a guy. i like it alot." Mar. 4, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I like this name. It is a nice solid name with biblical significance. It is a nice alternative to Aiden/Aidan which is very popular these days." Feb. 24, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "At six years old, I like my name because it's always first on lists. Even though Aaron was popular in the seventies, I still thinks it's common in 2008." Jan. 6, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My first son is named Aaron. He is now 15 years old. I have always loved that name. He also has a younger brother named Adam. We don't know but just a few other Aaron's here in Brazoria County, Texas. Wonderful name!!" Dec. 13, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My friends name is Arran.. Which is a weired spelling.." Aug. 5, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my baby boy Aaron when he was born in sept. of 04'. I had been going thru a lot of hard times while I was carrying him and I decided to give him a biblical name that was fitting to our situation. I have read that Aaron means "Mountain", or "Strength". My Aaron was born healthy despite his rough time in the womb and I am proud to have named him so.......he has now became my strength." Jun. 18, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I know a little boy named Auron, pronounced "Are-un". It's similar to Aaron, but with a little twist that makes it unique. I really like it!" Jun. 6, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I believe Aaron is a very lovely name though lots of parents name there baby boy's Aaron. I know a boy named Aaron he's very hot Bye Koorine" May. 24, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I believe Aaron is a very lovely name though lots of parents name there baby boy's Aaron. I know a boy named Aaron he's very hot Bye Koorine" May. 24, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "i am naming my charecter for a book i am wrting Aaron" May. 23, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Me and my partner are planning to call our son Aaron we like this name very much" Apr. 24, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Thsi name is extremely popular, I know alot of people with this name...." Apr. 18, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "my names is aaron and i like to blaze it hella hard" Mar. 20, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "We named our son Aron, no double a or r. We like it that way." Feb. 12, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "If it's been so popular for so long, how come nobody EVER spells my name correctly? It's always Arron, or Aron, or most of the time Erin. GRRRRR!" Feb. 3, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "i Like the name aaron because that name is very popular" Nov. 9, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I like this name, but people often pronounce it 'ar-ron' where it should be pronounced 'air-ron'. It sounds so much nicer when pronounced properly!" Aug. 16, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "Named my son Aaron. He loves his name as do I. Most people don't realize that Aaron was actually a boy's name before Erin was a girl's name..." Jul. 11, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is aaron and i know three other aaron's but one is spelt arryn." Jul. 5, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "its pureley belter of a name in rachael likes cotton eye joe were ye come from were did ye go" Jun. 27, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love the name Aaron, it just sounds nice. What bothers me is when people spell it with two r's." Jun. 5, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Aaron, ive gotten erin, aron, aarron, arron, aaron, and even eron, but i love it" Mar. 19, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My sons name is Aaron so of course I love it. I cannot be shortened which is great. You would be surprised how many Aaron's are out there! I just don't like it when people write it in all caps "AARON" - I like the different Aa's "Aaron"." Jan. 18, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my son Aaron, but get very frustrated when people pronounce it Aeron (as in Aeroplane, we prounouce it a hard 'a' sound. United Kingdom." Jan. 7, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "some time people spell my name wrong,i like being called Aaron, i have blue eyes and blond hair,age 6" Dec. 15, 2005: Report as inappropriate

      30 Neutral Comments

  • "I have a crush of mine and his name is Aaron. I think it's cute for him. Sometimes, we don't hear that name enough, but for all those people who are hoping to name children Aaron, you go girls! I think it's perfect for my crush." Mar. 13, 2017: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is Aaron & i was named after Elvis Aaron Presley. my middle name is Blaze & my last Clark my initials are ABC & sometimes people call me Aaron Carter by mistake, partially because of another kid in my grade whos name is Anthony Carter." May. 8, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "It's like you're on a miossin to save me time and money!" Jul. 23, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my son Aaron. The biblical significance and implication of strength is what drew me to it. I believe what you confess over a person tends to stick with them. Names without meaning are useless to that extent. Sadly enough, people do confuse Aaron with "Edwin" and "Eric". Edwin? Really? Not my choice of names." Dec. 1, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "my brothers real name is David but we call him Aaron because my dad is named david" Feb. 19, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Aaron and I live in Idaho. I say my name like: Air-on, but when I lived in Texas they would always say Aye-ron because of the two As." Dec. 6, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My baby boy is called Arron I prefered this spelling and I find if the name is Aaron people tend to pronounce it 'air-on'" Sep. 1, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "Its a great name, provided you don't live in the US South. People are always butchering it. Saying it like Aren with the first A having a hard vowel sound like the word atheist. It sounds terrible I'm constantly telling people how to actually pronounce my name, I get sick of hearing. But its got two Aas in it." Aug. 28, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son's name is Aaron- I named him after a character in a book. He was named in 1977 when it was still somewhat unique...his wife is Amy, and they have a son Asa and a daughter Aurora." Jul. 11, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Aaron. I didn't like it so much as a kid mainly because there weren't any others. I grew to like it more. The misspellings can get annoying." Mar. 11, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "A very strong significant Bible name. It is a very cute name for a boy and a very handsome name for a man. I named my son Aaron Elijah Lewis. His name really suits him." Jan. 13, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "im called aaron and live in england, uk---i felt very unique at school as only person with this fab name, its amazing how many ways people try to spell it! ie arran,aron,arron,aran,aeron,aran,and many more! i love being different and guess my name matches my personality very well." Dec. 6, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is aaron which i love. also it makes me laugh every time someone attempts to spell it because most people don't get the concept of Twin "A"s together. So when someone spells my name wrong i gives me the chance to "enlighten" them with how its spelled." Sep. 25, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Aaron. It could be a little more unique, but it gets the job done. People spell it Aron or Arron a lot, and sometimes if people are real dumb they will spell it Erin. People should know that's a girls name." Apr. 3, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "this is my nephews name, it really suits him. It wouldnt be my first choice, but its a good solid name and i cant think of any awful nicknames." Oct. 14, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "my boyfriend's name is aaron and i like his name its ordinary yet not common simple and cool.... i love the name aaron, just like i like my aaron" Jan. 29, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "i dont see why people confuse erin and aaron its not the same name to me at all they are completely different" Jan. 2, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I like it much better for a boy than for a girl. Aaron was a great man in the bible who assisted his brother Moses in speaking to the Israelites." Dec. 21, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "hi my name is Aaron alot of people spell it wrong. they spell Aron, Arian,or Earn" Oct. 28, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is Aaron. people misspell it " erin", " ernie". "eric" etc" Sep. 4, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is aaron people call me erin and it gets on my last nerve, i wish i could change it to gage" Aug. 2, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My husband's name is Aaron. Nice enough name. Easy enough to spell, right? Wrong. The poor guy gets "Erin" "Aron" and "Arron" more often than not. Another bad thing this day and age about the name Aaron is the double As. You are at the top of everyone's phone list. So people who forget to lock their cell phone keys always seem to accidently bump their phone around and call us LOL Anyway, great name. Simple name. Ironically confusing." Jul. 12, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I LOVE THE NAME AARON, BUT PEOPLE ALWAYS CALL MY SON A-RON" Jul. 10, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "People often spell it wrong and will sometimes call me by familliar names like Adam or Eric" Apr. 19, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am male and people frequently spell this name by the incorrect female spelling: Erin." Mar. 27, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • ""Arron" is not incorrect.... it makes more sense than two A's." Mar. 20, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "hi im Aaron Moore and i think that i should have been named Abner." Feb. 17, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I've known many people named Aaron/ Erin but not closley enough for it to be a name i would over look when choosing a name for a child. But there are a few problems, this is the Hebrew Aaron not the Irish Erin which is a very feminin name and i do have concerns that the two completely diffrent names (because they are both names with strong culture behind them) are basically pronounced the same it is a bit anoying in theory and since i dont like Erin for a girl it is a bit irritatingto think unless its read someone might confuse him for a girl or be unsure... but i do like it and may use it anyway aside from the confusion it could bring it is a strong name without nickname possibilities and its only slightly common. I really love Biblical names and their meanings as well." Feb. 8, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "i love this name more than anything. but people do spell it wrong, like aron or arron. but its honestly a very beautiful name." Nov. 29, 2005: Report as inappropriate

  • "I'm my name and for some reason everybody wants to spell it like the feminine version "Erin". It's biblical, people, look it up!" Nov. 23, 2005: Report as inappropriate



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