Harun - boys name

Harun name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 81%

Harun name meaning:

The name Harun is of Arabic origin and has several meanings attached to it. One of the most commonly known meanings of Harun is "the exalted one" or "the lofty." It is derived from the Arabic word "hara" which means height or elevation. This interpretation suggests that individuals with the name Harun tend to possess a strong sense of self-worth, confidence, and a desire to achieve greatness in their lives.

In Islamic tradition, Harun is also the Arabic name for Aaron, the older brother of Moses. Aaron is regarded as a prophet and highly respected figure in the Abrahamic religions. Therefore, the name Harun can also symbolize qualities such as leadership, wisdom, and a deep connection to spirituality.

Overall, the name Harun carries connotations of being elevated, exalted, and possessing a strong sense of self. It embodies qualities that are often associated with leadership, confidence, and spirituality.

Origin: Arabic


Related names

Harun , Haaroon

Other boys names beginning with H


Overall UK ranking: 888 out of 4789

34 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (1265)

Historical popularity of Harun

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