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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Aurelia

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Au*re"li*a
The chrysalis, or pupa of an insect, esp. when reflecting a brilliant golden color, as that of some of the butterflies.A genus of jellyfishes. See Discophora.

Etymology: NL., fr. L. aurum gold: cf. F. aurélie. Cf. Chrysalis

Wiktionary

From Latin Aurelia, the feminine form of the Roman gens name Aurelius, from aureus (“golden”).

  1. A female given name.

Aurelia was also found in the following language(s): Translingual, Estonian, Italian, Latin, and Spanish

Notable Persons Named Aurelia

Aurelia Dobre is a gymnast. Aurelia was born on November 16th, 1972 in Bucharest.

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Aurelia was born on January 29th, 1919. She left this life on February 4th, 1971.

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Aurelia was born on May 5th, 1979 in Slatina, Romania.

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Aurelia Frick is a Minister of Foreign Affairs, Education, and Culture. Aurelia was born on August 19th, 1975 in St. Gallen.

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She holds the title Virgin.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 21 21 0
1881 15 15 0
1882 18 18 0
1883 14 14 0
1884 21 21 0
1885 17 17 0
1886 29 29 0
1887 25 25 0
1888 36 36 0
1889 35 35 0
1890 33 33 0
1891 33 33 0
1892 36 36 0
1893 45 45 0
1894 46 46 0
1895 45 45 0
1896 42 42 0
1897 44 44 0
1898 56 56 0
1899 54 54 0
1900 66 66 0
1901 53 53 0
1902 50 50 0
1903 46 46 0
1904 40 40 0
1905 47 47 0
1906 49 49 0
1907 72 72 0
1908 83 83 0
1909 71 71 0
1910 69 69 0
1911 81 81 0
1912 90 90 0
1913 102 102 0
1914 111 111 0
1915 164 164 0
1916 162 162 0
1917 173 173 0
1918 188 188 0
1919 158 158 0
1920 174 174 0
1921 166 166 0
1922 144 144 0
1923 179 179 0
1924 187 187 0
1925 187 187 0
1926 177 177 0
1927 169 169 0
1928 157 157 0
1929 123 123 0
1930 148 148 0
1931 117 117 0
1932 116 116 0
1933 94 94 0
1934 124 124 0
1935 96 96 0
1936 101 101 0
1937 99 99 0
1938 108 108 0
1939 65 65 0
1940 79 79 0
1941 94 94 0
1942 80 80 0
1943 85 85 0
1944 73 73 0
1945 91 91 0
1946 84 84 0
1947 88 88 0
1948 87 87 0
1949 93 93 0
1950 95 95 0
1951 83 83 0
1952 64 64 0
1953 69 69 0
1954 91 91 0
1955 87 87 0
1956 88 88 0
1957 73 73 0
1958 59 59 0
1959 58 58 0
1960 68 68 0
1961 63 63 0
1962 56 56 0
1963 48 48 0
1964 44 44 0
1965 45 45 0
1966 52 52 0
1967 51 51 0
1968 48 48 0
1969 51 51 0
1970 48 48 0
1971 70 70 0
1972 60 60 0
1973 58 58 0
1974 53 53 0
1975 50 50 0
1976 64 64 0
1977 62 62 0
1978 51 51 0
1979 75 75 0
1980 59 59 0
1981 53 53 0
1982 70 70 0
1983 51 51 0
1984 66 66 0
1985 60 60 0
1986 47 47 0
1987 53 53 0
1988 66 66 0
1989 48 48 0
1990 75 75 0
1991 65 65 0
1992 65 65 0
1993 68 68 0
1994 63 63 0
1995 55 55 0
1996 59 59 0
1997 62 62 0
1998 60 60 0
1999 52 52 0
2000 58 58 0
2001 55 55 0
2002 74 74 0
2003 83 83 0
2004 80 80 0
2005 112 112 0
2006 125 125 0
2007 124 124 0
2008 169 169 0
2009 225 225 0
2010 214 214 0
2011 242 242 0
2012 253 253 0
2013 320 320 0
2014 334 334 0
2015 351 351 0
2016 432 432 0
2017 431 431 0

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Popularity of Aurelia as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Aurelia U.S.
  White 91.33% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 5.33% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.33% 16.26%

Of Last Name Aurelia

People with the last name Aurelia are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Aurelia

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  • How Popular is the name Aurelia? Aurelia is the 2,176th most popular name of all time. As a last name Aurelia was the 116,201st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Aurelia have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 12,888 babies born with the first name Aurelia in the United States. That's more than enough people named Aurelia to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Aurelia? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 21 new born babies.
  • When was Aurelia first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Aurelia is Saturday, August 8th, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Aurelia born? The highest recorded use of the first name Aurelia was in 2016 with a total of 432 babies.
  • Random Aurelia Factoid: According to the 1917 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Aurelia ranks 91st in popularity as a baby girl's name in Arizona. Imagine that, 9 babies in Arizona have the same name as you in 1917.
  • Weird things about the name Aurelia: Your name in reverse order is Ailerua. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Airaelu. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Aurelia? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 150 people with the last name Aurelia.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Aurelia? Aurelia is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
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