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Etymology of the name Aaron:

It is estimated that its main origin is from the Hebrew Aharon which means high mountain, elevated or exalted . It could also be related to the Greek Aaron which means bearer of martyrs . In ancient Egyptian the expression aha rw was used to designate a warrior lion . The most famous Aaron is listed in the Bible and was the older brother of Moses. He was their spokesman in asking Pharaoh to free the Israelites. It was a common name since the Protestant Reformation and the politician Aaron Burr went down in history for killing Alexander Hamilton in a duel.


Aaron in English, Aaro in Finnish, Haroum in Arabic, Aharon in Biblical Hebrew, Aarón in Biblical Spanish, Harun in Bosnian, Aron in Danish, Aaro in Estonian, Áron in Hungarian, Aron in Icelandic, Aronne in Italian, Aronas in Lithuanian, Haron in Malay, Aron in Polish, Aarón in Spanish, Harun in Turkish, Harouna in West Africa .

Famous people named Aaron:

Aaron Eckhart

  • American actor : born on March 12, 1968 in Cupertino, California. His acting career began in 1990 on stage, when he acted in plays directed by Neil LaBute. In 1997 he made his debut in his first film called In the Company of Men , also directed by LaBute. Other films in which they collaborated were Your Friends & Neighbors in 1998, Chasing Betty in 2000 and Possession in 2002. Added to these blockbusters were El Núcleo and Sin Reservas . He received the award for Best Comedy Actor for his role in Gracias por Fumar . In the same way he played Two-Face in The Dark Knight,one of the films in the DC saga directed by Christopher Nolan.


  • Biblical Prophet, High Priest – Described in the Bible and the Koran. He was the older brother of Moses. Unlike Aaron who grew up at the court of Egypt, Aaron and Miriam lived with their closest relatives in Goshen. He was his brother’s spokesman before Pharaoh when they asked for the freedom of the Israelites. Accounts say that he received the priesthood for himself and for all his male descendants. This would give them control over the Urim and Thummim which would allow them to know the will of God. He died before his people crossed the Jordan and is believed to have been buried on Mount Hor. Although other writings say that his remains are in Mosera.

Aaron Ciechanover

  • Israeli winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2004 – was born on October 1, 1947 in Haifa, Israel. He earned a master’s degree in science and graduated from Jerusalem’s Hadassah Medical School in 1974. In 1981 he earned a doctorate in biochemistry from the Technion, which is the Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa. He also conducted research at the Harvey Lodish Laboratory at MIT from 1981 to 1984. He won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2004 for his work on ubiquitination.