Aboriginal Australian
"water lilies; place of the water lilies"

Araluen Origin and Meaning

The name Araluen is girl's name of Aboriginal origin meaning "water lilies; place of the water lilies".
Araluen is a beautiful Aboriginal Australian place name, used in several sites, always connected to the dainty water lily.

In terms of sound Araluen offers it all - the "Ara" beginning made popular by Arabella, the spunky "Lu" sound in the middle, giving rise to great nicknames like "Lulu," and the final "en" sound which makes it fit right in with all those Viviens and Adriennes in the school yard.

Araluen is a great choice for parents looking for a fresh sounding nature-based girls name that isn't too frilly or too masculine.

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Famous People Named Araluen

  • Araluen Kendallshort,lived daughter of Australian poet Henry Kendall (1839,1882), whose poem 'Araluen! home of dreams...' was written as an epitaph for her

Araluen in Pop Culture

  • Araluencharacter in Australian TV series "Cleverman"
  • Araluenplace name in "The Ranger's Apprentice" series.