Aurora

Unisex

Meaning

The goddess of dawn in greco-roman mythology

Origin

Roman

Pronunciation

/əˈrɔːrə/

Traits associated with the name Aurora:

Dogs named Aurora tend to be loving, loyal, resilient, and strong-willed. This name is also associated with companionship, and intelligence.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Aurora?

It suggests that you have an appreciation for the beauty of nature and the night sky. You may also have a creative and imaginative side.

Is Aurora a good dog name?

Aurora has more syllables than most dog names, but you can easily give your pup a nickname to shorten things. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Aurora isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

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Naming your dog Aurora is certainly a thing, but it's one of the more niche choices out there according to our data.

Popularity: Historical Trend

Aurora was, in the past month, the 309th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of May 2024, Aurora is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

In general, this name has held steady in popularity with PupNames.com visitors.

In the past week, Aurora was viewed 0 times, and liked 5 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Aurora's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Aurora is most adored in Hawaii, Indiana and Rhode Island.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Delaware, Oregon and Vermont.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Aurora.

Most popular breeds named Aurora:

  1. Siberian Husky
  2. Labrador Retriever
  3. Chow Chow
  4. Chihuahua
  5. Whippet

Aurora is found in these categories:

mythical dog names
mythical

The name originates from Roman mythology, representing the goddess of dawn.

celestial dog names
celestial

Named after the stunning Northern Lights phenomenon.

roman dog names
roman

Goddess of dawn in Roman mythology, symbolizing new beginnings.

winter dog names
winter

This name is inspired by the Northern Lights, often visible in colder, polar climates.

gothic dog names
gothic

Derived from Latin, it signifies dawn, often associated with dark, mysterious, and romantic themes.

hunting dog names
hunting

The name's association with the Northern Lights suggests a keen sense of direction and relentless pursuit, traits of hunting dogs.

disney dog names
disney

She's named after Sleeping Beauty's princess, enchanting canine lovers.

Dog names like Aurora:

Destroyer; god of music, poetry, prophecy, archery and medicine
A titan condemned to hold up the celestial heavens for eternity in Greek mythology. It means "to carry".
God of hell and wealth in roman mythology.
Of The Stars
Maidens
The first letter of the greek alphabet.
Aurora dog name meaning

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