[aw-ree-lee-uh, aw-reel-yuh]

Origin of aurelia

Borrowed into English from New Latin around 1590–1600


  1. a female given name: from Latin Aurelianus, a family name. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for aurelia

Historical Examples of aurelia

  • Has the fair Aurelia recovered from the last night's fatigues?

    Vivian Grey

    Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli

  • It is of interest to consider a common animal like the jellyfish Aurelia.

  • Now for yourself, when you left that place, did you go to Aurelia or to Campania?


    Marcus Aurelius

  • But this reported disappearance of Aurelia shows that danger is not far off.'


    William Ware

  • That Aurelian has put to death his own niece, the princess Aurelia?'


    William Ware