Aaron (surname)

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Aaron
Origin
Meaning"lofty"
Region of originHebrew
Other names
Variant form(s)Aarons, Aaronson, Aron

Aaron is a primarily Jewish surname which is derived from the given name Aaron (given name).[1][2] There are several surname variants including Aarons,[2] Aaronson,[2] and Aron.[3] Not all occurrences of the surname are Jewish.[4]

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  1. ^ Hanks, P.; Coates, R.; McClure, P. (2016). The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland. OUP Oxford. p. 1. ISBN 978-0-19-252747-9. Retrieved 2 September 2018.
  2. ^ a b c Harrison, Henry (1969). Surnames of the United Kingdom: A Concise Etymological Dictionary. 1. Genealogical Publishing Company. p. 1.
  3. ^ Harrison, Henry (1969). Surnames of the United Kingdom: A Concise Etymological Dictionary. 1. Genealogical Publishing Company. p. 12.
  4. ^ Dictionary of American Family Names. Oxford University Press. 2013.