Aaron

Aaron - A unique male name



  Jul 22,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Aaron, meaning high mountain; exalted, enlightened, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #185. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Aaron and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Aaron? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Aaron. The baby boy name Aaron was given to 7,478 baby boys in 2012, ranking #51 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 219 baby boys were given this name - making this a unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Aaron peaked in popularity 25 years ago in 1994 on position 28.



Famous with this name

Aaron Kwok
Aaron Eckhart
Aaron Paul


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Aaron is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Aaron is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #27 - and is the least popular in Maine at position #150.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Aaron is where you live.


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Aaron origin and meaning

Aaron is a 5 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means high mountain; exalted, enlightened. To see famous people named Aaron, pop culture references for the name Aaron and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Aaron

We've found the following names that sound similar to Aaron, sorted by popularity.

Aron / Armani / Arron / Aryan / Arman / Arian / Armaan / Aharon / Arne / Aram /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
201251
201150
201055
200954
200850
200751
200657
200557
200453
200350
200243
200142
200041
199938
199837
199733
199634
199530
199428
199330
199230
199131
199034
198931
198831
198734
198633
198533
198429
198329
198230
198130
198034
197932
197832
197732
197630
197532
197432
197334
197240
197141
197052
196961
196888
1967106
1966117
1965129
1964137
1963160
1962160
1961167
1960175
1959192
1958199
1957201
1956206
1955215
1954223
1953223
1952217
1951221
1950227
1949228
1948244
1947250
1946263
1945271
1944262
1943258
1942238
1941228
1940236
1939247
1938246
1937251
1936248
1935254
1934237
1933241
1932233
1931254
1930252
1929262
1928234
1927238
1926224
1925214
1924204
1923210
1922196
1921198
1920203
1919197
1918198
1917194
1916190
1915197
1914181
1913168
1912193
1911174
1910185

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California27
Nevada30
Texas35
New York38
New Jersey44
Wisconsin44
Arizona47
Washington52
District of Columbia54
Illinois55
Delaware56
Maryland57
Colorado60
Virginia61
Florida62
Georgia62
New Mexico63
Massachusetts63
Arkansas64
Vermont69
North Carolina69
Kansas70
Michigan71
Utah72
Oregon75
Alaska76
Alabama76
Ohio76
Hawaii76
Oklahoma77
Pennsylvania77
Minnesota77
Indiana78
Louisiana78
Tennessee78
Kentucky80
Wyoming80
Missouri82
Iowa84
South Carolina86
Connecticut87
Idaho88
West Virginia92
Montana94
Nebraska99
Rhode Island99
South Dakota110
New Hampshire114
Mississippi115
North Dakota127
Maine150

Even more about Aaron


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Aaron a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Aaron?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1994
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Aaron
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 219
Letter count 5
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +7,478

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