Haroon - boys name

Haroon name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 86%

Haroon name meaning:

The name Haroon is of Arabic origin and it holds significant meaning. It is derived from the Arabic word "ha-runa" which means "he who rejoices" or "he who is happy." Haroon is associated with positive attributes such as joy, happiness, and contentment. It is a name that is often given to boys in Muslim communities, as it holds religious significance.

In Islamic tradition, Haroon is the Arabic form of the name Aaron, who was the older brother of Prophet Moses (Musa in Arabic). Haroon is considered a highly respected and esteemed figure in Islamic history, known for his wisdom and leadership qualities. He was chosen by Allah to be the first high priest of the Israelites. The name Haroon symbolizes not only happiness but also righteousness, piety, and devotion to God.

Parents who choose the name Haroon for their son often hope that he will embody the qualities associated with the name. They may wish for him to bring happiness and joy into the lives of others, as well as lead a life of righteousness and devotion to God.


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Overall UK ranking: 659 out of 4789

55 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (871)

Historical popularity of Haroon

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