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3k
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since 1880

Aura

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Glowing Light
  • #5155 All Time
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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1881 10 10 0
1882 13 13 0
1883 8 8 0
1884 13 13 0
1886 7 7 0
1888 16 16 0
1889 11 11 0
1890 9 9 0
1891 8 8 0
1892 6 6 0
1893 11 11 0
1894 13 13 0
1895 9 9 0
1896 8 8 0
1897 13 13 0
1898 7 7 0
1899 9 9 0
1900 10 10 0
1901 13 13 0
1902 6 6 0
1903 9 9 0
1904 11 11 0
1905 10 10 0
1906 9 9 0
1907 10 10 0
1908 6 6 0
1909 9 9 0
1910 11 11 0
1911 6 6 0
1912 7 7 0
1913 14 14 0
1914 15 15 0
1915 26 26 0
1916 15 15 0
1917 16 16 0
1918 22 22 0
1919 15 15 0
1920 20 20 0
1921 18 18 0
1922 13 13 0
1923 19 19 0
1924 14 14 0
1925 9 9 0
1926 13 13 0
1927 11 11 0
1928 16 16 0
1929 9 9 0
1930 11 11 0
1931 10 10 0
1932 11 11 0
1933 10 10 0
1934 13 13 0
1935 9 9 0
1936 8 8 0
1937 6 6 0
1938 12 12 0
1939 8 8 0
1940 5 5 0
1941 12 12 0
1942 7 7 0
1943 10 10 0
1944 6 6 0
1945 6 6 0
1946 10 10 0
1947 10 10 0
1948 8 8 0
1949 5 5 0
1950 12 12 0
1951 9 9 0
1952 11 11 0
1953 8 8 0
1954 10 10 0
1955 12 12 0
1956 13 13 0
1957 9 9 0
1958 11 11 0
1959 11 11 0
1960 13 13 0
1961 18 18 0
1962 7 7 0
1963 19 19 0
1964 17 17 0
1965 9 9 0
1966 14 14 0
1967 20 20 0
1968 17 17 0
1969 14 14 0
1970 23 23 0
1971 30 30 0
1972 37 37 0
1973 40 40 0
1974 34 34 0
1975 38 38 0
1976 33 33 0
1977 44 44 0
1978 25 25 0
1979 39 39 0
1980 42 42 0
1981 45 45 0
1982 36 36 0
1983 41 41 0
1984 39 39 0
1985 30 30 0
1986 35 35 0
1987 30 30 0
1988 42 42 0
1989 31 31 0
1990 39 39 0
1991 30 30 0
1992 52 52 0
1993 30 30 0
1994 30 30 0
1995 45 45 0
1996 37 37 0
1997 27 27 0
1998 26 26 0
1999 29 29 0
2000 49 49 0
2001 37 37 0
2002 51 51 0
2003 29 29 0
2004 34 34 0
2005 52 52 0
2006 69 69 0
2007 49 49 0
2008 40 40 0
2009 67 67 0
2010 54 54 0
2011 55 55 0
2012 63 63 0
2013 64 64 0
2014 85 85 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Aura? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,841 babies born with the name Aura in the United States. That's more than enough Auras to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1881 when it was given to 10 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Aura" was in 2014 with a total of 85 babies.

According to the 1952 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Aura" is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1952. Across the entire United States a total of only 11 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Aura popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Aura in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Aura" mean? The list below shows the origins of Aura as well as things modernly associated with the name Aura such as celebrities named Aura.

Latin

Origin and Meaning of Aura

The name "Aura" is of Latin origin, and it means "Glowing Light". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Alternative Meanings

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

U is for unbreakable, your spirit is strong.

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

Your name in reverse order is "Arua". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Raua". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Aura born Sep 9, 1935

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern Africa approximately on 1800. Your profession was dancer, singer, and actor.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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