Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Dawn
Main Origin Language: Latin
(Or View Aurora Boy)

In 2017 the name Aurora...

• was given to 4,573 baby girls
• was the 51st most popular name for baby girls
• was 328% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Alaska, New Mexico, and Wyoming
• was least popular in Mississippi, Illinois, and Maryland
• was about as popular as Bella and Lucy
Babies Named Aurora Born Per Year
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Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Aurora...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2017
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1961
• is 1489% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 662% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Ember, Emilia, Lilith, Daxton, Ezra, Jaziel
• has the most opposite popularity history to Kathrine, Margarita, Elizabeth, Joseph, Jessie, Rudy
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Aurora Per State
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Geographically the name Aurora...

• 13% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Zoey, Emma, Adeline, Ezra, Killian, Gideon
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Amina, Carmen, Megan, Brandon, Amir, Malik
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Aurora by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Aurora are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Aurora will be the only kid named Aurora in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Aurora compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Aurora rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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