Updated June 9, 2019

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Family name origins & meanings

  • Spanish (Varón) and Jewish (Sephardic) : nickname from varón ‘man’ (from Latin varo, varonis). This is often a Castilianized form of the Catalan equivalent, Baró.
  • Galician (Varón) and Jewish (Sephardic) : in some cases, possibly a habitational name from any of several places in Ourense province (Galicia) named Varón.
  • French : from the old German personal name Waro (from wara ‘protection’).
  • Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) : from the personal name Aron.