Meaning and name origin
Aura \a(u)-ra\ as a girl's name is pronounced AWR-ah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Aura is "wind". Greek mythology: Aura was the goddess of breezes. The word is used to describe the atmosphere surrounding an individual.
Aura is a very popular first name for females (#1309 out of 4276, Top 31%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Aura for girls (2014 statistics).
Aura is also pronounced similarly to Airi, Ara, Ari, Aria, Arria, Eira, Iara, Ira, Orra, Uira and Yara. Other suggested similar baby names are Abra, Adra, Afra, Alura, Auda, Audra, Aural, Azra, Azura, Lura and Nura. These names tend to be less commonly used than Aura.