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What does Urania mean?

Urania Pronunciation of Urania [ura-nia] as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Urania is "heavenly". Urania was one of the Greek Muses, the nine daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne identified with particular arts and sciences. Urania was in charge of astronomy.

Associated with: greek, muses (goddess), astronomy (star).


Urania has 5 variants: Ourania, Ouranie, Urainia, Uraniya and Uranya.

Creative forms:
(female) Ulania, Urani, ..

(male) Uraan, Uraun, ..

Middle name pairings:
Urania Emery (U.E.), ..

How popular is Urania?

Urania is an unusual given name for women. Urania is also an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Urania has not been listed in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Urania name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Urania is alike in pronunciation to Arena, Ariana, Arianie, Arianna, Arina, Arona, Aruna, Aryana, Aryanie, Aryanna, Eirana, Erena, Erina, Erinna, Irayna, Irenea, Iriana, Irina, Iryna, Orania, Oreana, Oriana, Orianna, Oryna and Urena. Other suggested similar names are Aranka, Aranza, Arsania, Avania, Azania, Brana, Branca, Branda, Brani, Branka, Bronia, Chania, Dania, Evania, Fania, Franca, Francia, Frani, Frania, Franie, Franka, Fronia, Gracia, Grania, Granya, Gratia, Grazia, Hania, Idania, Ilania, Ivania, Jania, Nania, Oracia, Oralia, Orangia (see Orange), Orasia, Oratia, Orazia, Pania, Rania, Shania, Tania, Ulani, Umnia, Urbana, Urbanna and Vania. These names tend to be more commonly used than Urania.

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