It means it shines like gold. Gold color. In Colombia it is also a surname of Spanish origin. Last name of Spanish actors (Alejandro and Sergio). Last name of a great Colombian actor named Humberto Dorado Miranda. It is synonymous with golden, gleaming, bright, radiant or veneer. It can also be a sea fish, also known as lily, llampuga, lampuga, yampúa, gil-dolphin, parakeet or sandalium ( Coryphaena hippurus, of the family Coryphaenidae). So is an aquarium fish of the family Ciprinidae ( Carassius auratus auratus ).