Name Aruna Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Aruna


Aruna is a ♀ girl’s name and a ♂ boy’s name. Aruna thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

What is the origin of the name Aruna?

Aruna is a name of the Indian mythology. God Aruna is the charioteer who drives the sun god Surya across the sky. Today, Aruna is also a feminine name (अरुणा) and there is the masculine variant Arun.

What does the name Aruna mean?

The unisex name Aruna means “dawn” (from Sanskrit “aruṇa/अरुण”) and also the colour of the dawn “reddish brown”, “dark red” or “tawny”.

Pronunciation of Aruna

Popularity of the name Aruna

The name Aruna is ranked #6327 overall.

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