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565k
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Aaron

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Exalted, strong
  • #102 All Time
  • #52 in 2015
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Boys

How popular is the baby name Aaron in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 102 0 102
1881 94 0 94
1882 85 0 85
1883 105 0 105
1884 97 0 97
1885 88 0 88
1886 86 0 86
1887 78 0 78
1888 90 0 90
1889 85 0 85
1890 96 0 96
1891 69 0 69
1892 95 0 95
1893 81 0 81
1894 79 0 79
1895 94 0 94
1896 69 0 69
1897 87 0 87
1898 89 0 89
1899 71 0 71
1900 103 0 103
1901 80 0 80
1902 78 0 78
1903 93 0 93
1904 117 0 117
1905 96 0 96
1906 96 0 96
1907 130 0 130
1908 114 0 114
1909 142 0 142
1910 145 0 145
1911 187 0 187
1912 303 0 303
1913 417 0 417
1914 490 5 485
1915 553 0 553
1916 588 5 583
1917 601 5 596
1918 663 7 656
1919 645 0 645
1920 668 0 668
1921 697 0 697
1922 705 6 699
1923 626 8 618
1924 682 0 682
1925 657 11 646
1926 600 8 592
1927 552 6 546
1928 560 0 560
1929 475 6 469
1930 506 6 500
1931 466 9 457
1932 514 0 514
1933 463 0 463
1934 477 0 477
1935 465 5 460
1936 443 0 443
1937 470 5 465
1938 482 5 477
1939 471 0 471
1940 513 0 513
1941 563 0 563
1942 574 6 568
1943 558 8 550
1944 514 7 507
1945 485 0 485
1946 577 0 577
1947 689 8 681
1948 710 8 702
1949 803 7 796
1950 805 7 798
1951 879 11 868
1952 942 6 936
1953 906 8 898
1954 982 7 975
1955 1,107 11 1,096
1956 1,291 14 1,277
1957 1,352 11 1,341
1958 1,405 0 1,405
1959 1,555 13 1,542
1960 1,794 20 1,774
1961 1,892 10 1,882
1962 2,031 12 2,019
1963 2,090 12 2,078
1964 2,410 29 2,381
1965 2,445 29 2,416
1966 2,618 19 2,599
1967 2,930 19 2,911
1968 3,450 23 3,427 #88 boy name
1969 4,647 43 4,604 #61 boy name
1970 6,655 70 6,585 #52 boy name
1971 8,477 68 8,409 #41 boy name
1972 7,923 59 7,864 #40 boy name
1973 9,318 74 9,244 #34 boy name
1974 10,603 89 10,514 #32 boy name
1975 10,670 122 10,548 #32 boy name
1976 11,503 153 11,350 #30 boy name
1977 11,780 146 11,634 #32 boy name
1978 12,471 155 12,316 #32 boy name
1979 13,219 144 13,075 #32 boy name
1980 13,345 173 13,172 #34 boy name
1981 14,842 153 14,689 #30 boy name
1982 14,563 152 14,411 #30 boy name
1983 14,629 172 14,457 #29 boy name
1984 13,536 135 13,401 #29 boy name
1985 13,272 138 13,134 #33 boy name
1986 12,825 135 12,690 #33 boy name
1987 12,821 143 12,678 #34 boy name
1988 14,528 131 14,397 #31 boy name
1989 15,413 99 15,314 #31 boy name
1990 14,634 84 14,550 #34 boy name
1991 14,341 101 14,240 #31 boy name
1992 14,597 91 14,506 #30 boy name
1993 13,933 108 13,825 #30 boy name
1994 14,485 105 14,380 #28 boy name
1995 13,371 85 13,286 #30 boy name
1996 12,049 80 11,969 #34 boy name
1997 11,234 68 11,166 #33 boy name
1998 10,603 59 10,544 #37 boy name
1999 9,902 50 9,852 #38 boy name
2000 9,586 35 9,551 #41 boy name
2001 9,571 37 9,534 #42 boy name
2002 9,041 42 8,999 #43 boy name
2003 8,897 38 8,859 #50 boy name
2004 8,443 57 8,386 #53 boy name
2005 7,824 25 7,799 #57 boy name
2006 8,315 24 8,291 #57 boy name
2007 8,956 23 8,933 #51 boy name
2008 8,565 29 8,536 #50 boy name
2009 7,998 32 7,966 #54 boy name
2010 7,481 23 7,458 #55 boy name
2011 7,631 21 7,610 #50 boy name
2012 7,540 21 7,519 #51 boy name
2013 7,300 11 7,289 #51 boy name
2014 7,391 23 7,368 #50 boy name
2015 7,131 18 7,113 #52 boy name

Want to know about the popularity of the Aaron baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 565,089 babies born with the name Aaron in the United States. That's more than enough Aarons to occupy the territory of Macau (China) with an estimated population of 557,400 (as of December 1, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 102 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Aaron" was in 1989 with a total of 15,314 babies. (That's a lot of baby Aarons)

According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Aaron" ranks #64 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Montana. Imagine that, 20 babies in Montana have the same name as you in 2009. Across the entire United States a total of 7,998 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Aaron popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Aaron" mean? The list below shows the origins of Aaron as well as things modernly associated with the name Aaron such as celebrities named Aaron.

Origin and Meaning of Aaron

The name "Aaron" is of Hebrew origin, and it means "Exalted, strong". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Aaron Paul

Aaron Paul is an actor and producer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1998 to present. Aaron was born in 1979 as Aaron Paul Sturtevant in Emmett, Idaho, United States.

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Aaron Rodgers

Aaron Rodgers is a NFL player. Aaron was born in 1983 in Chico, California.

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Aaron Johnson

Aaron Johnson is an actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 2 to present. Aaron was born in 1990 as Aaron Perry Johnson in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England.

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Aaron Carter

Aaron Carter is a singer-songwriter, music producer, actor, and dancer specializing in pop, dance-pop, and hip hop music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1997 to present. Aaron was born in 1987 as Aaron Charles Carter.

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Aaron Eckhart

Aaron Eckhart is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1992 to present. Aaron was born in 1968 as Aaron Edward Eckhart in Cupertino, California, U.S.

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Aarón Diaz

Aarón was born in 1982 as Aaron Diaz Spencer in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Aaron

Aaron Burr
Aaron Hernandez
Aaron Lewis
Aaron Harrison
Aaron Nola
Aaron Schock
Aaron Taylor Johnson
Aaron Tveit

Alternative Meanings

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

N is for nice, need I say more?

Your name in reverse order is "Noraa". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Oaran". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Aaron born Jun 7, 2015

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern India approximately on 1150. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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