Meaning:mountain of strength
Aaron has a steadfast and enduring quality. In the Bible he is the brother of Moses and Miriam and the Israelites' first high priest. Variant spellings include Aaryn, Aron (Elvis Presley’s middle name), Arun and Arran. The name Aaron can also be found in literary works by Shakespeare, George Eliot and James Fenimore Cooper. American statesman Aaron Burr famously killed Alexander Hamilton in a duel. West Wing creator Aaron Sorkin and NFL star quarterback Aaron Rodgers are among the modern-day achievers named Aaron.

Famous Aarons

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  • Aaron Burr
    Politician, United States Vice President
  • Aaron Carter
  • Aaron Copland
  • Aaron Paul
  • Aaron Rodgers
    Football Player
  • Hank Aaron
    Baseball Player

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