Aaron (surname)

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

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

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  1. ^ a b c Harrison, Henry (1969). Surnames of the United Kingdom: A Concise Etymological Dictionary. 1. Genealogical Publishing Company. p. 1. 
  2. ^ Harrison, Henry (1969). Surnames of the United Kingdom: A Concise Etymological Dictionary. 1. Genealogical Publishing Company. p. 12. 
  3. ^ Dictionary of American Family Names. Oxford University Press. 2013.