August 5, 2014 § 2 Comments
Latin, meaning “golden” or “gilded”.
VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Aurel, Aurelio, Orel, etc.
REFERENCES IN LITERATURE:
– Aurelius Victor XV, previously the sovereign of Pumpernickel, where Amelia, Dobbin, Jos, and Georgy visit for a while on their Grand Tour, in Vanity Fair, by William Makepeace Thackeray (published in 1847-48, but set in the 1810s-20s).