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Definitions for Aurelius
ɔˈri li əs, ɔˈril yəsau·re·lius
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Antoninus, Aurelius, Marcus Aurelius, Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, Marcus Annius Verusnoun
Emperor of Rome; nephew and son-in-law and adoptive son of Antonius Pius; Stoic philosopher; the decline of the Roman Empire began under Marcus Aurelius (121-180)
; of mostly historical use in the Anglo-Saxon world.
Etymology: Name of a plebeian Roman gens, Aurelius, from aurum.
The gens Aurelia was a plebeian family at ancient Rome, which flourished from the third century BC to the latest period of the Empire. The first of the Aurelian gens to obtain the consulship was Gaius Aurelius Cotta in 252 BC. From then to the end of the Republic, the Aurelii supplied many distinguished statesmen, before entering a period of relative obscurity under the early emperors. In the latter part of the first century, a family of the Aurelii rose to prominence, obtaining patrician status, and eventually the throne itself. A series of emperors belonged to this family, through birth or adoption, including Marcus Aurelius and the members of the Severan dynasty.In 212, the Constitutio Antoniniana of Caracalla (whose full name was Marcus Aurelius Antoninus) granted Roman citizenship to all free residents of the Empire, resulting in vast numbers of new citizens who assumed the nomen Aurelius, in honour of their patron, including several emperors: seven of the eleven emperors between Gallienus and Diocletian (Claudius Gothicus, Quintillus, Probus, Carus, Carinus, Numerian and Maximian) bore the name "Marcus Aurelius". So ubiquitous was the name in the latter centuries of the Empire that it suffered abbreviation, as Aur., and it becomes difficult to distinguish members of the Aurelian gens from other persons bearing the name.
Aurelius is a town in Cayuga County, New York, USA. The population was 2,792 at the 2010 census. The town was named after the Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius. The Town of Aurelius is at the western edge of the county and borders the City of Auburn.
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Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Aurelius is ranked #96799 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Aurelius surname appeared 188 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Aurelius.
84.5% or 159 total occurrences were White.
5.8% or 11 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
4.7% or 9 total occurrences were Black.
2.6% or 5 total occurrences were of two or more races.
The numerical value of Aurelius in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of Aurelius in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Examples of Aurelius in a Sentence
If we fail to shore up the moral and ethical bulwarks of our society we will have to live with the consequences. We will almost certainly watch our international reputation continue to wane. We will continue to lose our way and fracture at our many seams. A philosopher-king like Aurelius—American democratic leaders like Aurelius—can help us change course and save us from ourselves.
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