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Aura 1
Gender Feminine
Usage Finnish
Pronounced Pron. OW-rah

Meaning & History

Allegoric name for Finland taken from the Finnish river Aurajoki in south western Finland. While the element joki means "river" in Finnish, the element Aura appears to be derived from Old Norse aurr "moist earth, clay".
In addition to this, Aura is also used as a short form of both Aurora and Aurelia in Finland.

Coincidentally, aura also means both "plough" and "aura" in Finnish.
Added 1/21/2010 by anonymous
Edited 6/23/2018 by Frollein Gladys and Yippal

Aura 2
Gender Feminine
Scripts Αὔρα(Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Derived from Greek αὔρα (aura) "breeze". In Greek mythology, Aura is the goddess of the morning breeze. According to Nonnus, Aura was the daughter of the Titan Lelantos and the mother, by Dionysus, of Iacchus.
Added 12/19/2019 by anonymous
Edited 8/16/2020 by Frollein Gladys and Sofia

Aura 3

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