Aaron Name Meaning

Mainly Jewish: from the Biblical Hebrew personal name Aharon, which was borne by the first high priest of the Israelites, the brother of Moses (Exodus 4:14). Like Moses, it is probably of Egyptian origin, with a meaning no longer recoverable. In some countries Aaron was also a gentile personal name; not all occurrences of the surname are Jewish.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Baron, Caron, Varon, Agron, Garon, Maron, Daron, Faron, Jason, Efron

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Aaron Family Origin

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Aaron Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Aaron. A less common occupation for the Aaron family was Farm Laborer. The most common Aaron occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Aaron's were Farmers.

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Aaron Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, Aaron life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Aaron in 1950 was 44, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Aaron

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