Aaron Alexis in the US

  1. #3,579,695 Aalok Patel
  2. #3,579,696 Aaron Abreu
  3. #3,579,697 Aaron Abshire
  4. #3,579,698 Aaron Alcantar
  5. #3,579,699 Aaron Alexis
  6. #3,579,700 Aaron Alfred
  7. #3,579,701 Aaron Aliff
  8. #3,579,702 Aaron Almanza
  9. #3,579,703 Aaron Alumbaugh
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Meaning & Origins

Biblical name, borne by the brother of Moses, who was appointed by God to be Moses' spokesman and became the first High Priest of the Israelites (Exodus 4:14–16, 7:1–2). It is of uncertain origin and meaning: most probably, like Moses, of Egyptian rather than Hebrew origin. The traditional derivation from Hebrew har-on ‘mountain of strength’ is no more than a folk etymology. The name has been in regular use from time immemorial as a Jewish name and was taken up by the Nonconformists as a Christian name in the 16th century. Since the late 1990s it has been widely popular.
147th in the U.S.
French: from the personal name Alexis, ultimately from Greek alexios ‘helping’, ‘defending’. The personal name owed its popularity in the Middle Ages to St. Alexi(u)s, about whom many legends grew up. The historical St. Alexis is said to have lived in the 4th–5th centuries in Edessa (an early center of Christianity in Syria). His cult was also popular in the Eastern Church, which accounts for the frequency of the Russian personal name Aleks(e)i. In North America this surname has probably absorbed Russian and other cognates, mentioned in Hanks and Hodges (1988).
6,139th in the U.S.

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