Sanskrit, Japanese
"reddish-brown; Asian moon"

Aruna Origin and Meaning

The name Aruna is a girl's name meaning "reddish-brown; Asian moon".

In Hinduism, the god Aruna is the charioteer who drives the sun god Surya across the sky. Aruna is both the traditional masculine form of the name (modernized as Arun) and its feminization.

In Japanese, Aruna can mean "Asian moon" or "second moon".