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Gender: Male Origin of Arran: Scottish place-name

The name Arran is a boy's name of Scottish origin. Arran and is often added to lists like British Boy Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Adding then Eliminating - Boys Themed".

From the experts:

Arran Island (not to be confused with the Aran Islands in Ireland) is a large island in Scotland's Firth (or bay) of Clyde. Attractive name, but will forever be mixed up with Aaron.

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Famous People Named Arran

Arran Stephens, CEO & co-founder of Nature's Path
Arran Gare, Australian philosopher
Kristian Arran "Kris" Commons, English-Scottish footballer

Pop Culture References for the name Arran

Arren (also known as Lebannen), character in Ursula K. LeGuin's Earthsea novels