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429
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in 2010

Arun

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1966 8 0 8
1967 5 0 5
1968 6 0 6
1969 10 0 10
1970 9 0 9
1971 15 0 15
1972 17 0 17
1973 19 0 19
1974 15 0 15
1975 9 0 9
1976 22 0 22
1977 18 0 18
1978 24 0 24
1979 30 0 30
1980 21 0 21
1981 21 0 21
1982 18 0 18
1983 20 0 20
1984 29 0 29
1985 24 0 24
1986 27 0 27
1987 24 0 24
1988 22 0 22
1989 29 0 29
1990 34 0 34
1991 34 0 34
1992 26 0 26
1993 34 0 34
1994 25 0 25
1995 44 0 44
1996 24 0 24
1997 35 0 35
1998 44 0 44
1999 36 0 36
2000 33 0 33
2001 31 0 31
2002 43 0 43
2003 32 0 32
2004 32 0 32
2005 31 0 31
2006 37 0 37
2007 44 0 44
2008 33 0 33
2009 26 0 26
2010 21 0 21
2011 30 0 30
2012 21 0 21
2013 29 0 29
2014 26 0 26
2015 18 0 18

Fun Facts about the name Arun

  • How many people with the first name Arun have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,265 babies born with the first name Arun in the United States. That's more than enough people named Arun to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Arun? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1966 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Arun first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Arun is Tuesday, August 2nd, 1910.
  • What year had the most people named Arun born? The highest recorded use of the first name Arun was in 1995 with a total of 44 babies.
  • Random Arun Factoid: According to the 1989 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Arun is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 8 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1989.
  • Weird things about the name Arun: Your name in reverse order is Nura. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ranu. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Arun? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 429 people with the last name Arun.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Arun? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Arun as their last name since less than 1 person in 667k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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Popularity of Arun as a first name

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Popularity of Arun as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Arun U.S.
  White 2.33% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 95.80% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Arun

People with the last name Arun are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Indian (Sanskrit)

Origin and Meaning of Arun

The name "Arun" is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin, and it means "Reddish-brown". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Notable Persons With the Name Arun

Arun Jaitley

Arun Jaitley is a Minister of Finance, Minister of Corporate Affairs, Minister of Information, Broadcasting, Minister of Defence, Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha, Minister of Law, Justice, Leader of the House in the Rajya Sabha, Ministry of Finance (India), Min. Arun was born on December 28th, 1952 in New Delhi.

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Arun Gawli

Arun Gawli is a gangster. His most notable accomplishments were from 1970 to present. Arun was born on April 9th, 1955 in Kopargaon. Arun is also known as Daddy.

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Arun Vijay

Arun Vijay is an actor and film actor. He has been prominent since 1995. Arun was given the name Arun on November 19th, 1977 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. Arun is also known as Arun Kumar.

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Uttam Kumar

Uttam Kumar was an actor, producer, director, music director, playback singer, and film score. He was most prominent from 1945 to 1980. Uttam was given the name Arun Kumar Chatterjee on September 3rd, 1926 in Ahiritola, Calcutta, Bengal, British India. He died on July 24th, 1980.

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Arun

Arun was an actor and producer. He was most prominent from 1939 to 1954. Arun was given the name Arun Kumar Ahuja on January 17th, 1917 in Gujranwala. He left this life on July 3rd, 1998.

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Arun Govil

Arun Govil is an actor, producer, and director. Arun was born on January 12th, 1958 in Meerut.

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  • Arun Gandhi
    (notable human)
  • Arun Shourie
    (Minister for Telecommunication & Information Technology)
  • Arun Bali
    (actor)
  • Arun Kumar Singh
    (Ambassador of India to France)
  • Arun Bakshi
    (actor)
  • Arun Vaidyanathan
    (film director)
  • Arun Kumar Aravind
    (film director)
  • Arun Majumdar
    (Director of Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E))
  • Arun Sundararajan
    (famous individual)
  • Arun Chaudhary
    (famed individual)
  • Arun Prakash
    (noteworthy person)
  • Arun Maira
    (consultant; management expert; former member)
  • Arun Krushnaji Kamble
    (influential human)
  • Arun Alat
    (musician)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Arun

Arun Vijay

Arun Vijay is an actor and film actor. He has been prominent since 1995. Arun was given the name Arun on November 19th, 1977 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. Arun is also known as Arun Kumar.

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Arun

Arun was an actor and producer. He was most prominent from 1939 to 1954. Arun was given the name Arun Kumar Ahuja on January 17th, 1917 in Gujranwala. He left this life on July 3rd, 1998.

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Ila Arun

Ila Arun is a bollywood, indian classical music, and indian pop musician. Ila was born on September 28th, 1929 in Bharat.

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Madhuvanti Arun

Madhuvanti Arun is a notable person.

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Adith Arun

Adith Arun is an actor. He has been prominent since 2009. Adith was born in Chennai.

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Priya Arun

Priya Arun is a famed somebody.

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What does the name Arun mean?

Ais for activities, for you have many.

Ris for resourceful, in any challenge that comes your way

Uis for upstanding, your inner-self.

Nis for normal, step outside of the box!

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