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


Aura is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Aura?

Aura is a name of Latin origin with Greek roots. In Greek mythology, Aura is the goddess of breezes. Besides, Aura is considered a diminutive of the names Aurora and Aurelia, are of Latin origin. The name is common in English, Spanish, Italian and Finnish.

What does the name Aura mean?

Aura means “breeze” or “soft wind” (from Latin “aura” or ancient Greek “aúrā/αὔρᾱ “). Besides, Aura means “dawn” or “polar lights” (from Aurora) and “made of gold” or “golden one” (from Aurelia).

Pronunciation of Aura

Notable people with the name

  • Aura Poku (18th c.), founder and first queen of Baulé (today Ivory Coast)
  • Aura Hertwig (1861 - 1944), German photographer
  • Aura Urzicean (born 1946), Romanian jazz singer
  • Aura Lewis (1947 - 2015), South African singer
  • Aura Twarowska (born 1967), Romanian mezzo-soprano and soloist
  • Aura Buia (born 1970), Romanian marathon runner
  • Aura Lolita Chavez Ixcaquic (born 1972), Guatemalan teacher and activist
  • Aura Dione (born 1985), Danish singer
  • Aura Cristina Salazar (born 1995), Colombian chess player
  • Aura Xilonen (born 1995), Mexican writer

Popularity of the name Aura

The name Aura is ranked #4693 overall.

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