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Girl Name: Aura

Name: Aura
Pronunciation: \a(u)-ra\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: wind
Origin: Latin
Related Names: Auralee, Isaura
Sounds Like: Ara, Airi, Arria, Aria, Ari, Eira, Ira, Orra, Yara, Uira, Iara
Variant forms: Aure, Aurea, Auria, Auriana, Ora, Oria
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 1309


Aura \a(u)-ra\ as a girl's name is pronounced AWR-ah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Aura is "wind". Greek mythology: Aura was the goddess of breezes. The word is used to describe the atmosphere surrounding an individual.

Aura has 6 variant forms: Aure, Aurea, Auria, Auriana, Ora and Oria.

For more information, see also related names Auralee and Isaura.

Baby names that sound like Aura are Ara, Airi, Arria, Aria, Ari, Eira, Ira, Orra, Yara, Uira and Iara.

View a list of the 11 names that reference Aura.


Aura is a very popular first name for women (#1309 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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