Scottish place name
"ridged island"

Arran Origin and Meaning

The name Arran is boy's name of Scottish origin meaning "ridged island".
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, long popular in Scotland, but elsewhere would be forever be mixed up with Aaron.

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Arran in Pop Culture

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