Masculinization of Aruna, Sanskrit, Hindi
"reddish brown"

Arun Origin and Meaning

The name Arun is a boy's name meaning "reddish brown".

Arun is the common masculinization of the name Aruna, the Hindu god who drives the sun god Surya across the sky in his chariot. Aruna is also used as a female name.

For parents looking for a cross-cultural name, Arun is pronounced similarly to the Hebrew Aaron.

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Famous People Named Arun

  • Arun JaitleyIndian Minister of Finance
  • Arun ShourieIndian economist
  • Arun KrishnamurthyIndian environmentalist
  • Arun VijayIndian actor and singer

Arun in Pop Culture

  • Arun Twitecharacter in Joan Aiken's Wolves Chronicles books