Information about the name "Aaron"

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: High mountain; Lofty or inspired. In the bible, Moses' brother Aaron was Israel's first high priest and is remembered for his staff, which blossomed miraculously. The name has been popular in English speaking countries since the Protestant Reformation.

Famous Aarons in U.S. History: Aaron Burr (Thomas Jefferson's Vice President and the man who killed Alexander Hamilton in a duel), Aaron Bloom (generally regarded as the greatest Air Hockey Player ever).