Auberon - Meaning of Auberon
What does Auberon mean?
[ 3 syll. au-be-ron, aub-er-on ] The baby boy name Auberon is pronounced as AO-B-eraaN †. Auberon is of Germanic origin. It is used mainly in English and French. The meaning of Auberon is 'noble bear; elf ruler, supernaturally powerful'. The name is of disputed origin. It could be from the first element adal (meaning 'noble, honorable') or alf ('elf, supernatural being'), with the second element ber, and thus either a variant of Adalbero or a pet form of Alberich, as was used in Germanic legend. The form Oberon later appeared in Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream (1594-1596) as the name of the king of the fairies. The name was first adopted by English speakers in the 19th century.
Variations of Auberon include Auberron, Auberrun, and Auberun.
Aubrey (familiar form in French), Bron (shortening in English), and Oberon (spelling variant in English) are other forms of the name.
See also the related categories, night (dark), ruler (king), english, powerful, supernatural (holy), bear, noble (honorable), dream (vision), elf, element, french, and germanic (german).
Auberon is not popular as a baby boy name. It is not listed within the top 1000.
Baby names that sound like Auberon include Aberham, Abhiram, Abracham, Abrahan, Abrahem, Abramo, Afrimi, Apraham, Auberrun, Avarna, Aviram, Aviran, Avraham, Efrain, Ivoreane, Ivoreen, Ivorine, Ivoryne, Abhirama, and Aperahama.
† Pronunciation for Auberon: AO as in "ought (AO.T)" ; B as in "be (B.IY)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"
A famous person named Auberon is Auberon Waugh, Journalist, born Auberon Alexander Waugh 17 November 1939 - 16 January 2001, Pixton Park, Dulverton, Somerset, England.
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