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Aura

First Name
3k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
127
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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Origin and Meaning of Aura

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

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Au"ra
Senses
  1. Any subtile, invisible emanation, effluvium, or exhalation from a substance, as the aroma of flowers, the odor of the blood, a supposed fertilizing emanation from the pollen of flowers, etc.
  2. [Med] The peculiar sensation, as of a light vapor, or cold air, rising from the trunk or limbs towards the head, a premonitory symptom of epilepsy or hysterics.

Etymology: L. aura air, akin to Gr. �

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing ("the place had an aura of romance")
  2. An indication of radiant light drawn around the head of a saint
  3. A sensation (as of a cold breeze or bright light) that precedes the onset of certain disorders such as a migraine attack or epileptic seizure
Wiktionary

From Latin aura (“a breeze, a breath of air, the air”), from Ancient Greek αὔρα (aúra, “breeze, soft wind”), from ἀήρ (aḗr, “air”).

  1. Distinctive atmosphere or quality associated with something.
  2. (parapsychology) An invisible force surrounding a living creature.
  3. (medicine) Perceptual disturbance experienced by some migraine sufferers before a migraine headache.
  4. (medicine) Telltale sensation experienced by some people with epilepsy before a seizure.

aura was also found in the following language(s): Catalan, Dalmatian, Dutch, Finnish, French, Hungarian, Italian, Latin, Portuguese, Romansch, and Spanish

Notable Persons With the Name Aura

Aura Dione is a pop music and folk music singer-songwriter. She plays Guitar and Vocals. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2007 to present. Aura was given the name Maria Louise Joensen on January 21st, 1985 in Copenhagen. Aura is also known as Aura Dione.

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Aura Cristina Geithner is an actress and actor. Aura was born on March 9th, 1967 in Bogotá.

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Aura Lewis was a reggae and jazz musician. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2015 to 2015. Aura was given the name Aurelia Msimang on March 4th, 1947 in Johannesburg. She passed away on December 28th, 2015.

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Aura Twarowska is an influential person. Aura was born on November 21st, 1967 in Lugoj. Aura is also known as Avram and Aurora Eleonora.

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Aura Andreea Munteanu is a gymnast. Aura was born on September 20th, 1988 in Constanța.

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Aura Zambrano is a notable person. Aura was given the name Aura Consuelo Zambrano Alejos on January 16th, 1981 in San Cristóbal, Táchira.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Aura

Princess Aura is a comics character.

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María Aura is an actress. She was most active from 1985 to present. María was given the name María Aura Boullosa by her parents Alejandro Aura and Carmen Boullosa on September 25th, 1982 in Mexico City.

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Teuvo Aura was a Prime Minister of Finland. Teuvo was born on December 28th, 1912 in Ruskeala. He passed away on January 11th, 1999.

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Alejandro Aura was a famous individual. Alejandro was born on March 2nd, 1944. He breathed his last breath on July 30th, 2008.

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Ernesto Aura was an influential human. Ernesto was born on June 8th, 1939 in Barcelona. He passed away on November 4th, 2008.

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How popular is the baby name Aura in the U.S.?

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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
2015 94 94 0

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Popularity of Aura as a first name

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Popularity of Aura as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Aura U.S.
  White 66.93% 64.26%
  African American 14.96% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 14.17% 16.26%

Of Last Name Aura

People with the last name Aura are most frequently White, African American, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Aura

  • How Popular is the name Aura? Aura is the 5,133rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Aura was the 133,048th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Aura have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,935 babies born with the first name Aura in the United States. That's more than enough people named Aura to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Aura? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1881 when it was given as a first name to 10 new born babies.
  • When was Aura first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Aura is Wednesday, September 2nd, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Aura born? The highest recorded use of the first name Aura was in 2015 with a total of 94 babies.
  • Random Aura Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Aura is not a popular baby girl's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Aura: Your name in reverse order is Arua. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Uara. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Aura? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 127 people with the last name Aura.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Aura? Aura is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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What does the name Aura mean?

Ais for accord, the harmony you spread.

Uis for upstanding, the honorable way to be

Ris for rapport, friends seek you.

Ais for accomplished, in all that you do.

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.