Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Strong
Main Origin Language: Hebrew
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In 2017 the name Aaron...

• was given to 7,165 baby boys
• was the 46th most popular name for baby boys
• was 19% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in California, Nevada, and New Jersey
• was least popular in Wyoming, Vermont, and Maine
• was about as popular as Nathan and Isaiah
Babies Named Aaron Born Per Year
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Per 100,000
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(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Aaron...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 1981
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1950
• is 568% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 41% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Marcus, Donta, Jamel, Kara, Nisha, Jamilla
• has the most opposite popularity history to Darwin, Van, Eddy, Karol, Roma, Arleen
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Aaron Per State
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Geographically the name Aaron...

• 31% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Jayden, Angel, Mateo, Camila, Samantha, Melanie
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Sawyer, Tanner, Grayson, Harper, Hadley, Kinsley
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Aaron by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Aaron are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Aaron will be the only kid named Aaron in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Aaron compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Aaron rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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