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558k
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Aaron

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Exalted, strong
  • #104 All Time
  • #50 in 2014
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Boys

How popular is the 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 562 0 562
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 802 7 795
1950 804 7 797
1951 879 11 868
1952 944 6 938
1953 905 8 897
1954 981 7 974
1955 1,108 11 1,097
1956 1,291 14 1,277
1957 1,351 11 1,340
1958 1,405 0 1,405
1959 1,556 13 1,543
1960 1,794 20 1,774
1961 1,892 10 1,882
1962 2,030 12 2,018
1963 2,088 12 2,076
1964 2,413 29 2,384
1965 2,445 29 2,416
1966 2,618 19 2,599
1967 2,929 19 2,910
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 7,924 59 7,865 #40 boy name
1973 9,319 74 9,245 #34 boy name
1974 10,601 89 10,512 #32 boy name
1975 10,671 122 10,549 #32 boy name
1976 11,502 153 11,349 #30 boy name
1977 11,780 146 11,634 #32 boy name
1978 12,471 155 12,316 #32 boy name
1979 13,218 144 13,074 #32 boy name
1980 13,342 173 13,169 #34 boy name
1981 14,838 153 14,685 #30 boy name
1982 14,563 152 14,411 #30 boy name
1983 14,627 172 14,455 #29 boy name
1984 13,532 135 13,397 #29 boy name
1985 13,271 138 13,133 #33 boy name
1986 12,824 135 12,689 #33 boy name
1987 12,820 143 12,677 #34 boy name
1988 14,526 131 14,395 #31 boy name
1989 15,414 99 15,315 #31 boy name
1990 14,633 84 14,549 #34 boy name
1991 14,342 101 14,241 #31 boy name
1992 14,593 91 14,502 #30 boy name
1993 13,936 108 13,828 #30 boy name
1994 14,484 105 14,379 #28 boy name
1995 13,368 85 13,283 #30 boy name
1996 12,047 80 11,967 #34 boy name
1997 11,231 68 11,163 #33 boy name
1998 10,603 59 10,544 #37 boy name
1999 9,901 50 9,851 #38 boy name
2000 9,586 35 9,551 #41 boy name
2001 9,568 37 9,531 #42 boy name
2002 9,039 42 8,997 #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 8,314 24 8,290 #57 boy name
2007 8,955 23 8,932 #51 boy name
2008 8,559 29 8,530 #50 boy name
2009 7,995 32 7,963 #54 boy name
2010 7,473 23 7,450 #55 boy name
2011 7,627 21 7,606 #50 boy name
2012 7,530 21 7,509 #51 boy name
2013 7,289 11 7,278 #51 boy name
2014 7,357 23 7,334 #50 boy name

Want to know about the populiarty of Aaron? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 557,843 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 15,315 babies. (That's a lot of baby Aarons)

According to the 1970 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Aaron" ranks #50 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Ohio. Imagine that, 386 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 1970. Across the entire United States a total of 6,655 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?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Aaron in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south? Search for the name to check your answer!

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.

Hebrew

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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Alternative Meanings

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

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

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

Your name in reverse order is "Noraa". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Anroa". 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 Jan 6, 1934

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 Borneo approximately on 575. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

Name poster for Aaron

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