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Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

masc. proper name, in the Old Testament the brother of Moses, from Hebrew Aharon, probably of Egyptian origin. The Arabic form is Harun. Aaron's beard as a type of herb is from 1540s.


n. 1 The elder brother of Moses in the Book of the Exodus, and in the Quran. 2 (given name male from=Hebrew). 3 (surname: from=given names)


Aarón is the Spanish form of the Biblical name Aharon.

Notable people who are often referred to solely by this name include:

  • Puerto Rican Pentecostal sect leader Teófilo Vargas Seín, who uses Aarón as his religious title
  • Aarón Ñíguez (born 1989), Spanish professional footballer
  • Aarón Dian Darias Scheithe (born 1982), German-Spanish footballer

Other notable people with the given name of Aarón include:

  • Aarón Bueno Gómez (born 1983), Spanish footballer who plays for Gimnàstic de Tarragona
Aaron (disambiguation)

Aaron is the brother of Moses in Jewish, Christian and Islamic texts.

Aaron or Aaron's may also refer to:

Aaron (given name)

Aaron is an anglicised Hebrew masculine given name. Its English form is derived from the Hebrew name " Aharon" (אהרן) which is most likely of Ancient Egyptian origin from "aha rw" meaning "warrior lion", P6-E23 or from Aaru, the Egyptian heaven ruled by Osiris, M17-G1-D21-G43-M2-M2-M2 According to other theories, the name could be derived from various Hebrew roots meaning "high mountain", "mountain of strength", "exalted", or "enlightened", or "bearer of martyrs".

Aaron the brother of Moses is described in the Hebrew and Christian book of Exodus, the Quran and the Bah'ai Iqan.

The given name was used by Jews and early Christians, then became exclusively Jewish in the Middle Ages, taken up by Gentiles in the 17th century, and popular among both in the end of the 20th century. Aaron was most popular in the United States in 1994 peaking as the 28th most popular name. Aaron is also a Jewish surname. St. Aaron's day is on July 1 and is celebrated in French speaking countries and Poland. The name is generally recognisable around the world as referring to the biblical Aaron and cognate forms in other languages include Aarón in Spanish; Aarão in Portuguese; Aron in Irish, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish and Croatian; Árón in Czech; and Harun (هارون) in Arabic. The variant used in the Russian language is "" (Aaron), with "" ( Aron) being its colloquial form; diminutives include "" (Aaronka), "" (Aronka), and "" (Rona). The patronymics derived from this first name in Russian are "" (Aaronovich; masculine) and its colloquial form "" (Aaronych), and "" (Aaronovna; feminine). In France, "Aaron" and especially "Aaron Cohen" is seen as a somewhat caricatured/stereotyped Jewish name.

"Aaronite" is a noun referring to the biblical tradition and modern genetic line of Kohanim claiming descent from the biblical Aaron. "Aaronic" is an adjective referring to their traditional priestly attributes such as attention to detail, respect for tradition, and religious dogmatising. For example, biblical texts focussed on rules and traditions such as Leviticus are considered aaronic.

Aaron (Book of Mormon)

According to The Book of Mormon, the city of Aaron was located near Nephihah, though constructed earlier. Prior to the construction of Nephihah, its nearest known neighbor was Moroni. The book first tells of the city of Aaron when Alma, rejected at Ammonihah, departed and took his journey toward the city of Aaron about 82 BC , but he stopped and returned to Ammonihah. The only other verse mentioning the city of Aaron is when the foundation is laid for the city of Nephihah around 72 BC. . In the index of the 1989 edition (and others) of the book, it is acknowledged that there may have been two cities by this name.

Aaron (Copt)

Aaron was a Miaphysite Coptic saint. His apocryphal legend says of him, "When he was sick, he made roasted pigeons fly into his mouth." He has a feast in the Coptic Calendar of saints on May 16.

Aaron (saint)

Aaron is a saint of the Coptic Church. He has an annual feast in that church on October 19.

Aaron (surname)

Aaron is a primarily Jewish surname which is derived from the given name Aaron (given name). There are several surname variants including Aarons, Aaronson, and Aron. Not all occurrences of the surname are Jewish.

Aaron (Nephite)

According to the Book of Mormon, Aaron was a Nephite missionary and one of the sons of King Mosiah. He was also brother to the prophet Ammon. As related in the Book of Mormon narrative, Aaron and his three brothers (Ammon, Omner, and Himni), left their father, and his people, to travel to the land of the Lamanites in order to preach the gospel to them.

During their sojourn there, Aaron was imprisoned and beaten, but eventually aided in the conversion of thousands of Lamanites, who later became the Anti-Nephi-Lehis.

Aaron (Lamanite)

According to the Book of Mormon, Aaron was a Lamanite king who lived during the 4th century in the Americas. He is mentioned in Mormon's record as a man who led 44,000 Lamanites to battle against Mormon's Nephite army of 42,000. Mormon's army prevailed in the battle, although ultimately the Nephite armies were conclusively defeated, which marked the end of their civilization. Mormon described the armies of Aaron as exercising "awful brutality".

Aaron (The Walking Dead)

Aaron is a fictional character from the comic book series The Walking Dead and television series of the same name. He is portrayed by Ross Marquand in the television series.

In both mediums, he acts as a recruiter for the Alexandria Safe-Zone located in Washington, DC. for Rick Grimes and his fellow survivors on the road. Although initially mistrusted by Rick's group, he gradually gains their respect and trust and becomes a resourceful ally to the group. Aaron is the longest surviving Alexandria character and is notable for being the comic book's first openly gay character.

Usage examples of "aaron".

How Nelson Birr, private secretary of Aaron Malthus, could afford to belong to a club was a mystery to Agent X.

And so, with the father two open mouths away, Aaron pictures Jesus as a low-budget marionette, standing between two cardboard pillars, preaching to an audience of hand puppets with googly eyes.

For days, in any case, I lay awake, thinking of Aaron and of how I might have done him indeliberate harm.

He saw the Lawgiver nod at Aaron, and before he could fathom its meaning, while his attention rested on the elderly leader of the Chosen, Aaron hauled off and rammed the butt of the Marlin into his abdomen.

We began to have a full comprehension of the third plague with which the Lord visited the Egyptians: And the Lord said unto Moses, Say unto Aaron, Stretch out thy rod, and smite the dust of the land, that it may become lice through all the land of Egypt.

Talamasca, and Aaron Lightner, a member of the Talamasca whom we all loved.

While he assures himself that this has no effect on his fatherly love, which is of course unconditional, he realizes that Aaron at sixteen is as mockable as Aaron at ten.

Thank you all, especially those of you who got me through graduate school and the writing of this novel: Darnell Arnoult, Debbie and Tim Atkinson, Tamara and Brent Barringer, Virginia Boyd, Renee and Nathan Coppley, Elizabeth Duncan, Kelly Duncan, Pat and Bill Eaton, Becky Hart, Aaron Henderson, Silas House, Jenny Lewis, Cason Lynley, Joy Patterson, Billy Joe Price, Gary Price, Nealie Price, Lisa and Jimmy Rogers, Amy Trester, Nicky and Gilbert Turner, and Lynn York.

Phillips, Harry Fullett, John Coleman, Gene Francar, Aaron Graham, Joe Toft, Jim Nims, Richard Hahner, James Borden, Charles Gutensohn, Robert Nieves, Mike Fredericks, Jerry Strickler, Mike McManus, Richard Meyers, Mark Eissler and James McGiveney.

Balls, Moxey Bedvetter, Egley Bupa, Emilio Castelar, Benchley Craig, Aaron Dickley, Ian Morarorium, Phlar Namdeats, Worthington Niff, Brod Norkitt, Rita de Passage, Garton Pimpless, Anton Schmink-Pitloo, Tzoff Pitz, Lily Potsdam, Maurice de Rim, Tim Slunt, Ormond J.

Balls, Moxey Bedvetter, Egley Bupa, Emilio Castelar, Benchley Craig, Aaron Dickley, Ian Morarorium, Phlar Namdeats, Worthington Niff, Brod Norkirt, Rita de Passage, Garton Pimpless, Anton Schmink-Pitloo, Tzoff Pitz, Lily Potsdam, Maurice de Rim, Tim Slunt, Ormond J.

Stocks is living and auction pinocle is also living, and going oncet in a while on theayter is living too, Aaron.

Aarons who, while waiting for his nurse, was pacing the room in his own accompaniment, pianissimo, of the Toreador Song from Carmen.

Aaron requested the puppe show because he has never seen it, but Natalie suspects that professorial vanity dies hard, and that he really wants to draw an audience.

The jury would never buy Helter Skelter, Aaron said, suggesting that we offer something they would understand.