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Aurel (girl)

What does Aurel mean?

Aurel Pronunciation of Aurel [au-rel] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Aurel) is of Latin derivation, and the meaning of Aurel is "golden". Aurel is a version of Aurelia (Latin): feminine of Aurelio.

Associated with: golden.


Aurel has 4 variants: Aural, Auriel, Aurielle and Orel.

13 more different relations via Aurelia: Arela, Areli, Arelie, Arella, Arely, Auralia, Aurea, Aurelie, Aurelina, Aurellia, Aurene, Auriella and Aurita.

Creative forms:
(female) Adrel, Arrel, ..

(male) Auger, Aurio, ..

Middle name pairings:
Aurel Areli (A.A.), ..

How popular is Aurel?

Aurel is a rare given name for females. Aurel is also a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Arely (#775 in recent rankings), Aurelia (#802) and Areli (#1389) are the popular variation forms of Aurel (not ranked). Adoption of these forms of Aurel was at its apex less than a decade ago (average #917) and has remained as conventional to this day. Aurelia and Arely are two of the more trendy names for newborns in this list. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Aurel is pronounced similarly to Aeriel, Aeriell, Arelle, Ariel, Ariele, Ariell, Aurelle, Aureole, Auriol, Euryl and Oriel. Other suggested similar names are Abree, Abril, Adel, Adrea, Alurea, Amel, Andrel, Angel, Anjel, April, Apryl, Aren, Aubre, Aubree, Aubrey, Aude, Audrea, Audree, Audrey, Aura, Aure, Aureola, Auria, Auron, Averel, Avriel, Avril, Azure, Azuree, Carel, Darel, Junel, Karel, Laurel, Lorel, Merel, Muriel, Sorel and Sunel. These names tend to be more commonly used than Aurel.

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