The name Aurora is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "dawn". Aurora is ranked #51 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Badass Princess Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".
From the experts:
Aurora, the poetic name of the Roman goddess of sunrise whose tears turned into the morning dew, and of (Disney's) Sleeping Beauty, would be sure to make any little girl feel like a princess.
The radiant Aurora, also associated with the scientific term for the Northern Lights, has consistently been on the popularity list since the nineteenth century, but is rising faster than ever and looks to climb even further. Aurora is a very popular girls’ name on Nameberry.
Aurora Leigh is the name of an epic poem by Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Aurora Greenway was the moving Shirley Maclaine character in Terms of Endearment.
An Aurora nickname possibility with a totally different feel: Rory.
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