• Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: High mountain

Variations and Abbreviations: 
  • Aron (English)
  • Aharon (Hebrew)
  • Haroun (Arabic)
Name Info: 
Aaron was the brother of  Moses (Exodus 4)  and the first High Priest of Israel, whose main role was to assist Moses. He serve as spokesman for Moses because Moses was 'slow of speech'. 

It was not used as first name until after the 16th century Reformation.

Famous people named Aaron

  • Aaron Burr, 1756-1836, 3rd Vice President of the United States 
  • Aaron Copeland, US composer


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