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Family name
Meaning "Aaron's son"
Language(s) of origin Hebrew
Related names Aaron

Aaronson is a Jewish patronymic surname,[1] meaning "son of Aaron".[2] It is unknown as a given name. Aaronson or its variants may refer to:

  • Aaron Aaronsohn (1876–1919), Romanian-born Palestinian Jewish agronomist, botanist, traveler, entrepreneur, and Zionist politician
  • Alexander Aaronsohn (1888–1948), Romanian-born Palestinian Jewish precactivist and author who wrote about the plight of people living in Palestine (now Israel)
  • Sarah Aaronsohn (1890–1917), Jewish spy working for the British in World War I, sister of Aaron Aaronsohn


  1. ^ Schreiber, Mordecai; Schiff, Alvin I.; Klenicki, Leon (2003). The Shengold Jewish Encyclopedia (3rd ed.). Schreiber. p. 190. ISBN 978-1-887563-77-2. 
  2. ^ Harrison, Henry (1969). Surnames of the United Kingdom: A Concise Etymological Dictionary. 1. Genealogical Publishing Company. p. 1.