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What does Auberon mean?

Auberon Pronunciation of Auberon [auberon] as a boys' name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Auberon is "noble or royal bear". From an Old French name of German (Frankish) origin. The name may possibly be a form of Aubrey or Adalbero. Better-known, though no more common for it, as Oberon, King of the Fairies in Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream". English writer Auberon Waugh.

Associated with: noble, bear, old, night (dark).


Auberon has 4 variants: Auberron, Oberon, Oberron and Oeberon.

7 more alternative forms via Aubrey: Alberic, Alberik, Aubary, Aube, Aubery, Aubry and Aubury.

Creative forms:
(male) Alberon, Auberno, ..

(female) Auberna, Auberni, ..

Middle name pairings:
Auberon Alonzo (A.A.), ..

How popular is Auberon?

Auberon is an unusual given name for males. Auberon is an unusual surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Auberon (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000 are Aubrey (#1226 from current records) and Aubry. Other variants, like Aube, are seldom used. These relations of Auberon reached the apex of their popularity during the years 1910-1919 (adoption of 0.05%) and have become significantly less conventional since (adoption 0.01%, 84.3%), with the version Aubrey going out of style. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aubrey, Aubry in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Aaron, Aarron, Abelson, Abert, Abran, Addeson, Adron, Aeron, Aeryn, Aeson, Aharon, Aherin, Ahern, Ahron, Aileron, Albaro, Alben, Albern, Albert, Alberto, Albion, Aleron, Algernon, Aljernon, Alvern, Ambros, Ambroz, Anderson, Antero, Aron, Arron, Atherton, Auban, Auben, Aubert, Aubin, Auburn, Auden, Aurelo, Auron, Ayron, Buiron, Cameron, Cimeron, Deron, Fabron, Geron, Jeron, Kameron, Kieron, Labron, Lebron, Leeron, Leron, Robeson, Simeron, Teron, Theron and Tiburon. These names tend to be more commonly used than Auberon.

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