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First name origins & meanings:

  1. Hebrew: Shining light
  2. Arabic: Messenger

First name variations: Aaren, Aahron, Aaran, Aarin, Aaronn, Aarron, Aaryn, Aeron, Aharon, Ahron, Ahran, Ahren, Aranne, Arin, Arran, Arron, Aren, Aron, Aronne, Haroun, Harun

Last name origin & meaning:

Mainly Jewish: from the Biblical Hebrew personal name Aharon, which was borne by the first high priest of the Israelites, the brother of Moses (Exodus 4:14). Like Moses, it is probably of Egyptian origin, with a meaning no longer recoverable. In some countries Aaron was also a gentile personal name; not all occurrences of the surname are Jewish.

Famous people who gave their babies this name: Robert De Niro, Larry Mullen

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