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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 has 6 variant forms: Aure, Aurea, Auria, Auriana, Ora and Oria.

For more information, see also related girl names Auralee and Isaura.


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).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Aura name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Aura outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Aura and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Ora, Aurea and Aura. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ora, Aurea, Aura in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Aura and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

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.