Sanskrit Name Gaura (Sanskrit: गौर) literally means beautiful or white.
Reference of name Gaura is found in Shiv Puran, an ancient Hindu mythology. Gaura means a beautiful person. Gaura is also the name of Goddess Parvati. Another meaning of Gaura is white, which is considered a color of peace and light. Gaura also refers to a fair woman as in a woman with fair complexion. Gaura denotes a shining surface, like a shining surface of moon or something or someone that is shining like silver.
Gaura also signifies brilliance. Gaura refers to a person who is brilliant and has excellent mind capabilities and skills. Gaura is also used for moon. This is because Gaura means something or someone shining like a moon.
As we can see from the chart above Gaura is not a very popular name in USA. Gaura is a name used by 52 people as their baby names in India. Another name Gowra which is derived from Gaura is also used by more than 20 people in India.
In our opinion Gaura is a name with great mythological significance as it is a name of Goddess Parvati.
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