The name Aurelius is a boy's name of Latin origin meaning "the golden one". Aurelius and is often added to lists like Cool Boy Names From Ancient Cultures and discussed in our forums with posts like "Which would you choose?".
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Since Aurelius was given the supermodel seal of approval by Elle Macpherson, this is one of the Roman emperor names, like Augustus, now in the realm of possibility. Like the female Aurelia and Aurora, Aurelius has a particularly warm golden aura.
In ancient Roman history, the name is associated with Marcus Aurelius, a Roman Emperor from 161 to 180 AD, the last of the so-called "Five Good Emperors." He is also considered one of the most important Stoic philosophers.