What does Auburn mean?

Definitions for Auburn
ˈɔ bərnauburn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. auburnadjective

    (of hair) colored a moderate reddish-brown

    "auburn hair"

Wiktionary

  1. auburnadjective

    Of a reddish-brown colour.

  2. Etymology: Early Modern English auburn "brown, reddish brown" from aubourne, abron, abroune, abrune "light brown, yellowish brown, blond", alteration (due to conflation with brun "brown") of earlier auborne "yellowish-white, flaxen" from auborne, alborne "blond, flaxen, off-white" from Medieval Latin alburnus "whitish" from Latin albus "white". More at albino, brown

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  1. auburn

    Auburn is a reddish-brown or golden-brown color, most commonly used to describe hair color. The term may also refer to Auburn University, a public research university located in Auburn, Alabama, USA.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Auburnadjective

    flaxen-colored

  2. Auburnadjective

    reddish brown

  3. Etymology: [OE. auburne blonde, OF. alborne, auborne, fr. LL. alburnus whitish, fr. L. albus white. Cf. Alburn.]

Wikidata

  1. Auburn

    Auburn is a city in Lee County, Alabama, United States. It is the largest city in eastern Alabama with a 2012 population of 56,908. It is a principal city of the Auburn-Opelika Metropolitan Area. The Auburn-Opelika, AL MSA with a population of 140,247, along with the Columbus, GA-AL MSA and Tuskegee, Alabama, comprises the greater Columbus-Auburn-Opelika, GA-AL CSA, a region home to 456,564 residents. Auburn is a college town and is the home of Auburn University. Auburn has been marked in recent years by rapid growth, and is currently the fastest growing metropolitan area in Alabama and the nineteenth-fastest growing metro area in the United States since 1990. U.S. News has ranked Auburn among its top ten list of best places to live in United States for the year 2009. The city's unofficial nickname is “The Loveliest Village On The Plains,” taken from a line in the poem The Deserted Village by Oliver Goldsmith: “Sweet Auburn! loveliest village of the plain...”

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Auburn

    aw′burn, adj. reddish brown. [The old meaning was a light yellow, or lightish hue; Low L. alburnus, whitish—L. albus, white.]

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Etymology and Origins

  1. Auburn

    From the Anglo-Saxon Auld Bourne, old bourn, or stream.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. AUBURN

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Auburn is ranked #94730 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Auburn surname appeared 193 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Auburn.

    89.6% or 173 total occurrences were White.
    4.6% or 9 total occurrences were Black.
    3.1% or 6 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Auburn in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Auburn in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Auburn in a Sentence

  1. Richard Spencers:

    They think they have shut this down, but they haven't, i will give a speech on their campus. It is a public place. I think Auburn University is naive and has totally misunderstood who I am if they think that I am going to politely back out of this. I will be there 100 percent.

  2. Jordan Goldwire:

    Obviously it’s frustrating, we’ve played with Baylor, Kansas and now Auburn. I think those are all games that we could have won that did n’t go our way.

  3. Owner Rosanne Nettles:

    Every social event is a big deal in the South. People love to dress up and we love football, we realized that we could not keep in stock red and black, as customers were calling from all over for Georgia and Alabama game-day apparel. As we started to introduce more navy, we noticed that Auburn fans started calling also.

  4. Wayne Flynt:

    I know there’s another novel because( Lee’s sister) Louise told me there was, she said Nelle( Harper Lee) worked on Auburn University for years, Auburn University was a finished work and she said Auburn University was better than' To Kill a Mockingbird.'.

  5. Richard Spencer:

    They think they have shut this down, but they haven't, i will give a speech on their campus. It is a public place. I think Auburn Police Department is naive and has totally misunderstood who I am if they think that I am going to politely back out of this. I will be there 100 percent.

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