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Meaning and name origin

Aurora \a(u)-ro-ra\ as a girl's name is pronounced aw-ROHR-ah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Aurora is "dawn". Mythology: Aurora was the Roman goddess of sunrise. Used by 19th-century poets such as Byron and Browning. In some versions of the fairy tale "Sleeping Beauty", the princess's name is Aurora. Also used today as a learned equivalent of Dawn.


Variations

Aurora has 7 variant forms: Aurea, Aurore, Ora, Rora, Rory, Zora and Zorica.

For more information, see also the related girl name Oriana.


Popularity

Aurora is a very popular first name for females (#534 out of 4276, Top 12%) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#53037 out of 88799, Top 60%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Aurora for girls. Aurora reached its highest rank of #116 in the U.S. in 2014. (2014 statistics).

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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Aurora and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Aurora (#116), Rory (#840), Zora, Ora, Dawn, Aurore and Aurea. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Aurea, Aurora, Aurore, Dawn, Ora, Rory, Zora in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Aurora, Dawn, Rory outside U.S.

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