What does Aura mean?
Aura /au-ra/ as a girls' 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.
How popular is Aura?
Aura is a very prominent first name for females (#1309 out of 4276, Top 31%) and a slightly less prominent last name for both adults and children (#109915 out of 150436, Top 73%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Aura for girls. Aura reached its peak position of #741 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not listed at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of Aura and affiliated names. Aurea and Ora are the popular related forms of Aura. Adoption of these relations of Aura was at its most widespread 84 years ago (median #617) and is now lower, with versions such as Aurea becoming less fashionable.
Thinking of names?
Aura is pronounced similarly to Airi, Ara▼, Ari, Aria▲, Ariah▲, Arie▼, Ariya, Arria, Arrie▼, Arya▲, Eira, Eiry, Iara, Ira▼, Orah, Orra, Orya, Uira, Yaira, Yara and Yeira. Other suggested similar baby names are Abra, Adda▼, Adra, Adrea, Aeran, Afra, Agna, Aila, Aina, Aja, Alma▼, Alufa, Alura, Alva▼, Alya, Amara▲, Amia▲, Amira▲, Anda, Anka, Aphra, Arda, Arla, Asa, Asma, Assa, Atha, Aud, Auda, Audra▼, Audrea, Audry, Aural, Aurel, Aya, Ayda, Ayva, Azra, Azura, Azusa, Bora, Cera, Edra, Idra, Kira▲, Lara▼, Laura▼, Lura▼, Maura▼, Mera, Nora▲, Nura, Rora and Shura. These names tend to be less frequently used than Aura.