Aurora

Aurora - A very unique female name



  May 25,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Aurora, meaning dawn, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #465. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Aurora and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Aurora? 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 Aurora. The baby girl name Aurora was given to 1,889 baby girls in 2012, ranking #164 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 748 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Aurora peaked in popularity 7 years ago in 2012 on position 164.



Famous with this name

Aurora Ruffino
Aurora Halili
Aurora Emanuele


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Aurora is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Aurora is currently topping the baby name charts in Alaska at position #24 - and is the least popular in Mississippi at position #587.

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 Aurora is where you live.


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Aurora origin and meaning

Aurora is a 6 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means dawn. To see famous people named Aurora, pop culture references for the name Aurora and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Aurora

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

Aria / Arya / Ariah / Ariyah / Aura / 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
2012164
2011182
2010202
2009217
2008287
2007316
2006308
2005336
2004315
2003371
2002434
2001420
2000493
1999508
1998510
1997552
1996662
1995690
1994744
1993620
1992715
1991791
1990735
1989750
1988835
1987749
1986802
1985780
1984769
1983860
1982705
1981787
1980765
1979813
1978844
1977782
1976744
1975751
1974730
1973773
1972794
1971774
1970805
1969840
1968753
1967751
1966710
1965719
1964778
1963826
1962785
1961842
1960731
1959801
1958761
1957744
1956722
1955673
1954680
1953618
1952579
1951604
1950539
1949583
1948553
1947500
1946523
1945459
1944482
1943471
1942471
1941508
1940505
1939480
1938460
1937463
1936438
1935436
1934439
1933430
1932399
1931395
1930371
1929348
1928355
1927353
1926370
1925370
1924360
1923354
1922384
1921366
1920404
1919430
1918448
1917458
1916462
1915473
1914531
1913520
1912437
1911445
1910465

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Alaska24
Montana46
Wyoming46
Idaho48
New Mexico72
New Hampshire74
South Dakota75
Vermont82
Oregon84
North Dakota88
Washington95
Nevada97
Arizona104
Minnesota106
Nebraska117
Utah123
Maine129
Michigan133
Hawaii134
Iowa136
Connecticut144
Ohio151
Wisconsin156
Arkansas157
California158
West Virginia159
Indiana162
Pennsylvania162
Oklahoma164
Missouri173
Delaware175
Kansas177
New York183
Kentucky188
Florida189
Massachusetts193
North Carolina206
Rhode Island207
Virginia228
Texas230
Colorado236
Illinois251
Tennessee254
Louisiana270
South Carolina271
Alabama274
Georgia295
Maryland311
New Jersey314
Mississippi587

Even more about Aurora


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 Aurora 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 Aurora?

3 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
2012
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Aurora
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 748
Letter count 6
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +1,889

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