Aurora: baby girl name meaning and popularity

Aurora

Latin for “morning, light, dawn,” the Roman goddess of the morning was aptly named Aurora. This name is a favorite for little girls ages 3-5 who are stuck in the princess stage, as it’s the real name of Sleeping Beauty. This name also has Indian roots and has become hugely popular in the last few years as mythological names have become a recent trend.

Nicknames:

Aura, Rory.

Famous people named Aurora:

Sleeping Beauty herself in the Disney movie; Spanish actress Aurora Bautista.

Fun facts:

The Aurora Borealis is a famous light display seen at the North Pole.

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