Auberon \a(u)-be-ron\ as a boy's name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Auberon is "noble or royal bear". From an Old French name of German (Frankish) origin. The name may possibly be a form of Aubrey or Adalbero. Better-known, though no more common for it, as Oberon, King of the Fairies in Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream". English writer Auberon Waugh.