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GenderMasculine
PronouncedPron.ow-RE-lee-oos Classical Latin
aw-REEL-ee-əs English
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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 FormAurelia
Other Languages & CulturesAurel 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   Contribute