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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. ow-REH-lee-oos(Classical Latin)
aw-REEL-ee-əs(English)
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Meaning & History

Roman family name that was derived from Latin aureus meaning "golden, gilded". Marcus Aurelius was a 2nd-century Roman emperor and philosophical writer. This was also the name of several early saints.

Related Names

Feminine FormAurelia
Other Languages & CulturesAurèle(French) Auke(Frisian) Aurel(German) Aurél(Hungarian) Aurelio(Italian) Aurelijus(Lithuanian) Aureliusz(Polish) Aurélio(Portuguese) Aurel, Aurică(Romanian) Aurelio(Spanish)
Place Name DescendantsAureliana, Aurelianum(Ancient Roman)

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