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National Aaron Day – May 27, 2024

We celebrate National Aaron Day on May 27 every year. This day is dedicated to honoring all of the Aarons and their great contributions to the world. Aaron is a common name that has been in use for some time now. The popularity of the name peaked around the mid-1990s. Aaron is a masculine name, with only eight baby girls named Aaron in the year 2020. Compared to that, there were 5,039 baby boys named Aaron in the year 2020. The name is very old and it has been consistently popular since ancient times. Let us celebrate this day in the name of all the Aaron in the world.

History of National Aaron Day

There is always an Aaron in the corner. It may be a friend, a colleague, an acquaintance, a biblical figure, or even a Pokémon. The name Aaron means ‘mountain of strength.’ The name also means teaching, singing, or being used to refer to mountaineers. There will always be an Aaron on our list of friends and family. It has been one of the most common names in the United States since the beginning of the country. The name itself is very old and has roots in Hebrew. But the popularity of the name is declining today, with more and more parents opting to give a unique name to their newborn baby.

As we mentioned before, the name Aaron originates from Hebrew. Aaron is a variant of the name Aaron. Aaron was also the name of the brother of Moses in the Old Testament. It is a name associated with the high priests of Judaism. Aaron was the priest who helped the Israelites escape slavery from Egypt.

The multiple meanings of the name Aaron are an added feature of the name which helped it gain popularity. The popularity of the name rapidly declined during the 1950s. However, it recovered from there to become one of the top 100 most popular names in the U.S. The name was most popular in 1978. The name Aaron is present in most Abrahamic religious books. It was also popular in ancient Egypt and Greece.

National Aaron Day timeline

1930 — 1933
Jackson Pollock Under Aaron Ben Shmuel

Jackson Pollock studies direct carving techniques under Aaron Ben Shmuel.

National Academy of Sciences Member

Aaron J. Shatkin becomes the new member of the National Academy of Sciences.

The First Quantum Machine

Aaron Douglas O'Connell creates the first quantum machine.

Aaron Belkin

Aaron Belkin, a political scientist and think tank, becomes a grand marshal in San Francisco's L.G.B.T. Pride Parade.

National Aaron Day FAQs

Who is Aaron in Bible?

Aaron is the traditional founder and head of the Israelite priesthood, who, with his brother Moses, led the Israelites out of Egypt.

Is the name Aaron rare?

No, the name Aaron is not rare. In fact, it has been one of the most common names for several centuries.

Does Aaron mean miracle?

The name Aaron in Spanish means ‘miracle’ or ‘miraculous.’

National Aaron Day Activities

  1. Wish an Aaron

    Everyone surely knows at least one Aaron. Wish them a good day and a happy National Aaron Day.

  2. Send a gift card

    Receiving a gift can be a joy for anyone. Send a gift card to an Aaron whom you know and make their day.

  3. Arrange a party for all the Aarons

    Throw a party for all the Aarons. Invite people randomly and ask them to bring an Aaron with them.

5 Facts About Aaron That You Should Know

  1. Aaron in Arabic

    In Arabic, the name ‘Aaron’ means ‘messenger.’

  2. Aaron boys

    One out of every 363 baby boys born in 2020 is named Aaron.

  3. Aaron girls

    Only one girl born out of every 218,881 babies in 2020 is named Aaron.

  4. The popular Aaron

    Aaron was the 63rd most popular boy name in 2020.

  5. Aaron in the U.S.

    In the U.S., the name Aaron peaked in popularity in 1981.

Why We Love National Aaron Day

  1. A day for all Aarons

    This is a day for all the Aarons in the world. We love to make people special, even for their names.

  2. Discovering Aarons

    We love friendly reunions. This day helps us get back with that Aaron from our childhood and rekindle the bond.

  3. Historical origin of the name

    A day for Aaron is a day to understand the origin of the name. We love to make people curious about history and help them learn something new every day.

National Aaron Day dates

2024May 27Monday
2025May 27Tuesday
2026May 27Wednesday
2027May 27Thursday
2028May 27Saturday

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