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What does Aurea mean?

Aurea Pronunciation of Aurea [au-rea] as a name for girls has its root in Latin, and the meaning of Aurea is "wind; golden; dawn". Aurea is a variant form of Aura (Latin). Aurea is also a derivative of Aurelia (Latin): feminine of Aurelio. Aurea is also used as a derivative of Aurora (Latin).

Associated with: golden, dawn.


Aurea has 3 variants: Auria, Ora and Oria.

20 more related forms via Aura, Aurelia, Aurora: Arela, Areli, Arella, Arely, Aural, Auralia, Aure, Aurel, Aurelie, Aurelina, Aurellia, Aurene, Auriana, Auriel, Auriella, Aurita, Aurore, Orel, Rora and Zora.

Creative forms:
(female) Agrea, Auro, ..

(male) Aurio, ..

Middle name pairings:
Aurea Violeta (A.V.), ..

How popular is Aurea?

Aurea is a very prominent first name for women (#1917 out of 4276, Top 45%) but an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Areli (#1389 from recent data), Arely (#775), Aura, Aurelia (#802), Aurora (#79), Aurore, Ora and Zora (#1587) are the prominent variation forms of Aurea (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Auriana, are seldom used. These relations of Aurea were favored by parents today (median #1329), except for forms like Ora which have become less stylish. Arely, Aurelia and Aurora are three of the more fashionable names for newborns in this compilation. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Areli, Arely, Aura, Aurelia, Aurora in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aurore, Ora, Zora in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Aurea is alike in pronunciation to Airi, Ara, Ari, Aria, Ariah, Arie, Ariya, Arria, Arrie, Arya, Eira, Iara, Ira, Orra, Orya, Uira and Yara. Other recommended names are Abra, Abree, Adra, Adrea, Adreea, Adria, Afra, Airlea, Aldea, Alea, Aleea, Alura, Alurea, Andrea, Anuhea, Arda, Ardea, Aren, Arena, Areta, Arla, Arlea, Arna, Arza, Astrea, Aubre, Aubree, Aubrey, Auda, Aude, Audra, Audrea, Audree, Audrey, Audria, Auina, Aundrea, Aureola, Auron, Azra, Azura, Azure, Azuree, Brea, Cerea, Dorea, Drea, Larea, Terea and Trea. These names tend to be less commonly used than Aurea.

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