User comments for Aura (Meaning / History Only)

Also an ancient Greek name from the ancient Greek word "aura", meaning "soft wind". In Greek mythology Aura was the goddess of the dawn wind, daughter of Perivoia and the Titan Lelantas.
Damis  3/4/2005
In Latin, "aura" means "air, blowing, breath, wind, upper air, heaven, smell, glitter, echo".
― Anonymous User  4/18/2006
Aura means "breeze" or "soft breeze" in Greek and Latin, so its origin is Greek not English. The more original Greek name is Aure (aw-REE) which I too like, perhaps even more but it's not in the name list. I think both are just soft and lovely.
Loni_maryrose  6/4/2007
In Finnish Aura is derived from Aurora (or the Finnish alternative form, Auroora), but it also means 'plough', is both a river and a municipality in southwest Finland, and is a popular type of blue cheese. As a given name it has been used over 3000 times and as a surname it has had a bit under a thousand bearers.
― Anonymous User  10/3/2013
The tune to the hit song 'Love Me Tender' is a Civil War era folk song called Aura Lea. The song 'Aura Lea' (or Lee) is a love song with completely different lyrics than the 1900s pop song.
Nifty_Name_Nerd  9/14/2017

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