Aurora History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Aurora family

The surname Aurora was first found in Padua (Italian: Padova, Latin: Patavium, Venetian: Padoa), on the Bacchiglione River, capital of the province of Padua. In 1175, the citizens elected the D'Este family as podesta but in 1275 Frederick II took over. The powerful families of D'Este, Camposampiero and Da Romano were the large influences. The city is rich in art, museums and galleries. Many churches exhibit works of the masters. In those ancient times only persons of rank, the podesta, clergy, city officials, army officers, artists, landowners were entered into the records. To be recorded at this time, at the beginning of recorded history, was of itself a great distinction and indicative of noble ancestry.

Important Dates for the Aurora family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Aurora research. Another 94 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 120 and 1207 are included under the topic Early Aurora History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Aurora Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Aurelia, Aurelio, Auregli, Aurilio, Auriliou, Aureli, Aurelli, Orillia and many more.

Early Notables of the Aurora family (pre 1700)

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Aurora migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Aurora Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Fredrika Aurora, who settled in Boston in 1849

Contemporary Notables of the name Aurora (post 1700)

  • Jade Aurora MacRae (b. 1979), Australian R&B soul singer
  • Aurora Mira (1863-1939), Chilean painter
  • Aurora Blue, American child actress, known for Inside Out (2015), Daddy's Home (2015)and Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn (2014)
  • Aurora Venturini (1922-2015), Argentine novelist, short story writer, poet, translator and essayist
  • Aurora Reyes Flores (1908-1985), Mexican painter, the first female exponent of Mexican muralism
  • Aurora Bautista (b. 1925), Spanish actress
  • Aurora Robles (b. 1980), Mexican fashion model
  • Aurora Mendez Charneco, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Puerto Rico, 1996 [1]
  • Aurora Case, American politician, Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives from Simsbury, 1824 [2]

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Citations

  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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