Aura

Aura - A very unique female name



  Aug 23,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Aura, meaning soft breeze, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1941 on position #1629. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Aura and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Aura? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Aura. The baby girl name Aura was given to 26 baby girls in 2012, ranking #2645 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 54,356 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Aura peaked in popularity 46 years ago in 1973 on position 1625.



Famous with this name

Pablo Aura
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Aura Garrido


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Aura is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Aura is currently topping the baby name charts in New York at position #1,288 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,180.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Aura is where you live.


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Aura origin and meaning

Aura is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means soft breeze. To see famous people named Aura, pop culture references for the name Aura and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Aura

We've found the following names that sound similar to Aura, sorted by popularity.

Aurora / Aria / Arya / Ariah / Ariyah / Araya / Ari / Ariya / Arie / Ara /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20122645
20113230
20103951
20092630
20084429
20073782
20062637
20053107
20043703
20023129
20013160
20002898
19993937
19983627
19974130
19962922
19952471
19943194
19932684
19922091
19912198
19902097
19892495
19881836
19872322
19862003
19852451
19841725
19832207
19822090
19812148
19801983
19791819
19782189
19771993
19761835
19752042
19741857
19731625
19721957
19711859
19702273
19692551
19672380
19662317
19642173
19602005
19592045
19521943
19411629

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New York1288
Pennsylvania1418
California2180

Even more about Aura


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Aura a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Aura?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1973
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Aura
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 54,356
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1941
2012 births +26

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