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- (Roman mythology) Roman goddess of the dawn.
- A female given name, in quiet but regular use since the 19th century.
Aurora f. [[Category:Template:lang:it proper nouns|Aurora]]
- A female given name.
From Proto-Indo-European *h₂ewsṓs (“‘dawn’”), which was also personified as a goddess of dawn in PIE religion. Cognates include Ancient Greek Ἠώς (Ēōs)/ἠώς (hēōs), Sanskrit उषस् (uṣás), “‘dawn; Ushas’”) and possibly Old English Ēostre.
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