What does Aaron mean?

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ˈɛər ən, ˈær-aaron

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Aaron, Henry Louis Aaron, Hank Aaronnoun

    United States professional baseball player who hit more home runs than Babe Ruth (born in 1934)

  2. Aaronnoun

    (Old Testament) elder brother of Moses and first high priest of the Israelites; created the golden calf


  1. Aaronnoun

    (Judaism & Christianity) The elder brother of Moses in the Book of the Exodus.

  2. Aaronnoun

    A male given name.

  3. Etymology: From אהרן (Ahărōn), of unknown meaning, possibly meaning "bearer of martyrs", or perhaps also, or instead, related to the Ancient Egyptian "aha rw" ("warrior lion"), though it has been suggested to also mean "elevated", "exalted" or "high mountain", or "woe to this pregnancy".


  1. AARON

    AARON is the collective name for a series computer programs written by artist Harold Cohen that create original artistic images.Proceeding from Cohen's initial question "What are the minimum conditions under which a set of marks functions as an image?", AARON was in development between 1972 and the 2010s. As the software is not open source, its development effectively ended with Cohen's death in 2016. The name "AARON" does not seem to be an acronym; rather, it was a name chosen to start with the letter "A" so that the names of successive programs could follow it alphabetically. However, Cohen did not create any other major programs.Initial versions of AARON created abstract drawings that grew more complex through the 1970s. More representational imagery was added in the 1980s; first rocks, then plants, then people. In the 1990s more representational figures set in interior scenes were added, along with color. AARON returned to more abstract imagery, this time in color, in the early 2000s. Cohen used machines that allowed AARON to produce physical artwork. The first machines drew in black and white using a succession of custom-built "turtle" and flatbed plotter devices. Cohen would sometimes color these images by hand in fabric dye (Procion), or scale them up to make larger paintings and murals. In the 1990s Cohen built a series of digital painting machines to output AARON's images in ink and fabric dye. His later work used a large-scale inkjet printer on canvas.Development of AARON began in the C programming language then switched to Lisp in the early 1990s. Cohen credits Lisp with helping him solve the challenges he faced in adding color capabilities to AARON.An article about Cohen appeared in Computer Answers that describes AARON and shows two line drawings that were exhibited at the Tate gallery. The article goes on to describe the workings of AARON, then running on a DEC VAX 750 minicomputer.Raymond Kurzweil's company has produced a downloadable screensaver of AARON for Microsoft Windows PCs. This version of AARON can also produce printable images. AARON's source code is not publicly available, but Cohen has described AARON's operations in various essays and it is discussed in abstract in Pamela McCorduck's book.AARON cannot learn new styles or imagery on its own; each new capability must be hand-coded by Cohen. It is capable of producing a practically infinite supply of distinct images in its own style. Examples of these images have been exhibited in galleries worldwide. AARON's artwork has been used as an artistic equivalent of the Turing test. It does seem however that AARON's output follows a noticeable formula (figures standing next to a potted plant, framed within a colored square is a common theme).Cohen is very careful not to claim that AARON is creative. But he does ask "If what AARON is making is not art, what is it exactly, and in what ways, other than its origin, does it differ from the 'real thing?' If it is not thinking, what exactly is it doing?" — The further exploits of AARON, Painter.


  1. aaron

    Aaron is most commonly known as a name of Hebrew origin that means "exalted" or "high mountain". In the Bible, Aaron was the older brother of Moses, who played an important role in leading the Israelites out of Egypt. It's often used as a first name for males. However, it's not only confined to being a person's name – it could be a surname or used for various landmarks or institutions as well. So, in general, "Aaron" is a proper noun with various potential applications depending on context.

  2. aaron

    Aaron is a male given name of Hebrew origin. In the Bible, Aaron was the elder brother of Moses and the first high priest of the Israelites. The name means 'high mountain' or 'exalted'. It is currently a popular name in English-speaking countries.


  1. Aaron

    In the Hebrew Bible and the Quran, Aaron was the older brother of Moses, and a prophet of God. He represented the priestly functions of his tribe, becoming the first High Priest of the Israelites. While Moses was receiving his education at the Egyptian royal court, and during his exile among the Midianites, Aaron and his sister Miriam remained with their kinsmen in the eastern border-land of Egypt. There, Aaron gained a name for eloquent and persuasive speech, so that when the time came for the demand upon the Pharaoh to release Israel from captivity, Aaron became his brother’s nabi, or spokesman, to his own people and, after their unwillingness to hear, to the Pharaoh himself. Various dates for his life have been proposed, ranging from approximately 1600 to 1200 BC. The Jewish Encyclopedia suggests two possible accounts of Aaron's death. The principal one gives a detailed statement that soon after the incident at Meribah, Aaron, with his son Eleazar and Moses, ascended Mount Hor. There Moses stripped Aaron of his priestly garments and transferred them to Eleazar. Aaron died on the summit of the mountain, and the people mourned for him thirty days. The other account is found in Deuteronomy 10:6, where Moses is reported as saying that Aaron died at Moserah and was buried there. Aaron is also mentioned in the New Testament of the Bible.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Aaron

    the elder brother of Moses, and the first high-priest of the Jews, an office he held for forty years.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. AARON

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Aaron is ranked #2241 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Aaron surname appeared 16,276 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 6 would have the surname Aaron.

    66% or 10,745 total occurrences were White.
    25.6% or 4,168 total occurrences were Black.
    4.2% or 697 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.2% or 361 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.3% or 212 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.5% or 91 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Aaron' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4230

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Aaron in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Aaron in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Aaron in a Sentence

  1. Patrick McHenry:

    I think Aaron is a very intelligent person - he has had a great career in public service from his time on the school board, his time in the state House to his time in Congress so I think it's a real loss. I think it's a real loss.

  2. Aaron Jhinkoo:

    Be careful, there are witches next to you. -Aaron Jhinkoo

  3. Aaron Newsom:

    On those drugs, it wasn't the quality of life that I wanted, with medical cannabis, I had such great success. I could regulate Aaron Newsom and my hypervigilance, and I was able to get off those other pills.

  4. Mike Tirico:

    He did n’t want to talk on camera, i can tell ya, I characterize Aaron as disappointed that news has come out of this rift with the Packers. He expressed a couple of times how much he loves Green Bay, loves the fans, loves the franchise. There is a chasm between management and the reigning NFL MVP. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP.

  5. Aaron Judges:

    Beck said. The alumni list for Becks ABL includes some of the best in baseball history Tom Seaver, Barry Bonds and Randy Johnson. Its already become less common for players of that caliber to pass through Alaska. Beck is hoping the obstacles presented by 2020 dont make things worse. When they can see the Aaron Judges.

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