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Auralia has ancient origins, dating back to the early church and ancient Rome. It has a regal meaning and feel, despite originating from a common Roman family name. Aurelia is actually now close to being a top 500 option in America.

Meaning of the name Aurelia:

Latin: the golden one

Origin of the name Aurelia:

Aurelia is the feminine version of the ancient Roman name Aurelius. Aurelius was actually a family name in Rome that came from the word “aureus.” This name was most likely used to represent families with golden hair in the culture. Aurelia itself, after being created, went on to be used in the Christian church for saints.

Symbolism of the name Aurelia:

Aurelia comes form the Roman and Latin word “aureus.” This word means “golden.”

Style of the name Aurelia:

Classical

Gender of the name Aurelia:

Aurelia is a regal-sounding, feminine baby name.

Pronunciation of the name Aurelia:

ow-REH-lee-a

Number of syllables in the name Aurelia:

Four

Emotion evoked from the name Aurelia:

Aurelia feels upper class and as if it is a name for regal statehood. It has a classical and wholesome vibe.

Alternative spellings for the name Aurelia:

  • Auralia
  • Aurellia
  • Aurellya
  • Aurelya
  • Awrelia
  • Arelia

Nicknames for the name Aurelia:

Popularity of the name Aurelia:

Aurelia was on the top 1,000 list of the Social Security Index until the year 1950. It did not show back up, however, for 62 years, with an appearance in 2012 at rank 998. As of 2020, Aurelia is close to a top 500 option at rank 528.

Related names for the name Aurelia:

Great middle names for Aurelia and their meanings:

  • Georgette (farmer)
  • Julianna (youthful)
  • Rosalind (gentle horse)
  • Elsie (God is my oath)
  • Nova (new)
  • Diana (divine)
  • Carina (beloved)

Famous people with the name Aurelia:

  • Aurelia Cotta (Julius Caesar's mother)
  • Aurelia Scheppers (actress, “Snow Queen”)
  • Aurelia Riley (actress, “Iron Man 3”)
  • Aurelia Dobre (gymnast)
  • Aurelia Browder (Civil Rights activist)

Aurelias in popular culture:

  • Aurelia (character from “The Madwoman of Chaillot”)
  • Aurelia (character from “Love, Actually”)
  • Aurelia (character from “Mountain Pose”)
  • Aurelia Darnel (character from “Launcelot Greaves”)