Aurelia Name Meaning & Origin

Aurelia

Pronunciation: oh-REE-lee-ə (key)

Origin of the name Aurelia:

Feminine form of the Latin Aurelius (golden), a name derived from aurum (gold). Var: Aura Lee, Auralia, Auralie, Oralee, Oralie, Oralia.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Aurelie, Lia, Oralia, Ria

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Nicknames for Aurelia

Lia, Ria, Aura, Goldie, Güeya, Rory, Ellie, Raylie, Rae, Aurea, Reli, Rilo, Aurie, Aussie, Re re, Lila, Lela, Relly.

Meanings and history of the name Aurelia

Aurelia is a Latin name that means "gold" or "golden" and it was the feminine name of a prominent patrician family in ancient Rome.

Famous real-life people named Aurelia

Aurelia Cotta, mother of Julius Caesar.
Aurélia de Souza, Portuguese artist.
Aurelia Frances Schober-Plath - mother of American writer Sylvia Plath.
Aurelia Browder, African-American civil rights activist.

Aurelia in song, story & screen

Character in the movie "Love Actually"
Name of sunken treasure ship from "Fool's Gold"
"Ellie the Pony Mad Princess" a series by Diana Kimpton. Ellie is used as a nn for Aurelia

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