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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Aum

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Aum
Same as Aam.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A terrorist organization whose goal is to take over Japan and then the world; based on a religion founded in 1987 that combines elements of Buddhism with Christianity ("in 1995 Aum members released deadly sarin gas on a Tokyo subway train")
  1. (Britain, archaic) A unit of hock equal to approximately 30 gallons.

aum was also found in the following language(s): Translingual

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Fun Facts about the name Aum

  • How Popular is the name Aum? Aum is the 28,328th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Aum have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 179 babies born with the first name Aum in the United States. That's more than enough people named Aum to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Aum? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1999 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Aum first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Aum is Saturday, August 23rd, 1902.
  • What year had the most people named Aum born? The highest recorded use of the first name Aum was in 2010 with a total of 16 babies.
  • Random Aum Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Aum is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Aum: Your name in reverse order is Mua. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mua. How do you pronounce that?

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.