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Aurora Meaning


What does Aurora mean?

The name Aurora is of Latin origin.

The meaning of Aurora is "dawn".

Aurora is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Au-ro-ra.

The Given Name Aurora

Sophisticated and delightful, it is a name considered by many parents.

Bold yet fearless, the name is a great blend of character and flair.

Aurora is also great as a middle name.

Aurora falls into the Greek myth name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Aurora Sinistra.

Aurora Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 44 in baby name popularity for girls with 4,785 occurrences. It ranked 12,267 in baby name popularity for boys with 5 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 51 in baby name popularity for girls with 4,591 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

View the Aurora Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Aurora has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Aurora to other names.

Aurora Related Names

The names Aurore, Ausra are all forms of Aurora.

Famous Auroras

  • Aurora ~ Roman Myth - The titaness of the dawn. (Eos)
  • Aurora Sinistra ~ Harry Potter character

Aurora Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Aurora.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

Children named Aurora are often introverted and sharp-witted but most of all they are read more >>

Aurora Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Aurora in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Aurora.

Just for fun, see the name Aurora in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Aurora in Nautical Flags page.