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Aurora

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Goddess of the Dawn
  • #1066 All Time
  • #79 in 2015
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How popular is the baby name Aurora in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 6 6 0
1881 6 6 0
1882 8 8 0
1883 10 10 0
1884 11 11 0
1886 9 9 0
1887 15 15 0
1888 13 13 0
1889 7 7 0
1890 8 8 0
1891 15 15 0
1892 16 16 0
1893 20 20 0
1894 14 14 0
1895 15 15 0
1896 26 26 0
1897 16 16 0
1898 14 14 0
1899 17 17 0
1900 21 21 0
1901 25 25 0
1902 19 19 0
1903 28 28 0
1904 31 31 0
1905 43 43 0
1906 35 35 0
1907 53 53 0
1908 46 46 0
1909 53 53 0
1910 61 61 0
1911 66 66 0
1912 102 102 0
1913 90 90 0
1914 107 107 0
1915 147 147 0
1916 182 182 0
1917 185 185 0
1918 226 226 0
1919 223 223 0
1920 274 274 0
1921 329 329 0
1922 286 281 5
1923 338 338 0
1924 357 357 0
1925 348 341 7
1926 327 327 0
1927 369 360 9
1928 361 361 0
1929 353 348 5
1930 331 325 6
1931 264 258 6
1932 256 256 0
1933 211 211 0
1934 211 211 0
1935 201 196 5
1936 193 193 0
1937 177 177 0
1938 190 190 0
1939 178 178 0
1940 154 154 0
1941 171 171 0
1942 223 223 0
1943 228 228 0
1944 203 203 0
1945 213 213 0
1946 211 211 0
1947 247 247 0
1948 199 199 0
1949 182 182 0
1950 217 217 0
1951 188 188 0
1952 198 198 0
1953 188 188 0
1954 167 167 0
1955 180 180 0
1956 173 173 0
1957 164 164 0
1958 150 150 0
1959 157 157 0
1960 176 176 0
1961 149 149 0
1962 173 173 0
1963 153 153 0
1964 156 156 0
1965 178 178 0
1966 175 175 0
1967 163 163 0
1968 158 158 0
1969 131 131 0
1970 164 164 0
1971 177 177 0
1972 153 153 0
1973 176 176 0
1974 174 174 0
1975 178 178 0
1976 184 184 0
1977 185 185 0
1978 167 167 0
1979 194 194 0
1980 207 207 0
1981 211 211 0
1982 246 241 5
1983 175 175 0
1984 206 206 0
1985 208 208 0
1986 216 216 0
1987 252 252 0
1988 236 236 0
1989 273 273 0
1990 293 293 0
1991 269 269 0
1992 321 321 0
1993 365 365 0
1994 318 318 0
1995 324 324 0
1996 355 355 0
1997 430 430 0
1998 503 503 0
1999 519 519 0
2000 557 557 0
2001 683 683 0
2002 664 664 0
2003 810 810 0
2004 988 988 0
2005 949 949 0
2006 1,067 1,067 0
2007 1,066 1,066 0
2008 1,171 1,171 0
2009 1,487 1,487 0
2010 1,525 1,525 0
2011 1,722 1,722 0
2012 1,902 1,902 0
2013 2,123 2,123 0
2014 2,731 2,731 0
2015 3,613 3,613 0 #79 girl name

Want to know about the popularity of the Aurora baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 43,705 babies born with the name Aurora in the United States. That's more than enough Auroras to occupy the territory of Sint Maarten (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 37,429 (as of January 1, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Aurora" was in 2015 with a total of 3,613 babies. (That's a lot of baby Auroras)

According to the 1928 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Aurora" ranks #75 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, 180 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1928. Across the entire United States a total of 361 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Aurora popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Aurora

The name "Aurora" is of Latin origin, and it means "Goddess of the Dawn". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Aurora Snow

Aurora Snow is an adult biography. Aurora was born in 1981 in Santa Maria, California, U.S.

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Aurora Molina

Aurora was born in 1931.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Aurora

Aurora Apartments
Aurora University
Aurora Colorado
Aurora Financial
Aurora Flight Sciences
Aurora Hills Library
Aurora Illinois
Aurora Shooting
Aurora Timepieces
Aurora Borealis

Alternative Meanings

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

U is for useful, always to others.

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

Your name in reverse order is "Arorua". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Uarora". 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 Aurora born Jun 21, 1952

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 Yugoslavia approximately on 1450. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

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