Given Name AURELIUS

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: ow-RE-lee-oos (Classical Latin), aw-REEL-ee-əs (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

Roman family name which was derived from Latin aureus "golden, gilded". Marcus Aurelius was a 2nd-century Roman emperor and philosophical writer. This was also the name of several early saints.
FEMININE FORM: Aurelia
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Aurel (Czech), Aurèle (French), Auke (Frisian), Aurel (German), Aurél (Hungarian), Aurelio (Italian), Aurelijus (Lithuanian), Aureliusz (Polish), Aurélio (Portuguese), Aurel (Romanian), Aurel (Slovak), Aurelio (Spanish)

Categories

colors, emperors, gold, history, kings, metals, Orthodox Saints, philosophers, saints, surnames, wealth, yellow
Entry updated December 8, 2017