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PronouncedPron.LAWR-a English

Meaning & History

Variant of LAURA. It is also used as an Italian diminutive of ELEONORA or LOREDANA.
VariantsLaura, Loreen, Lorene, Loretta, Lorinda, Laurinda English Laura, Leonora, Nora Italian
Masculine FormLauro Italian
Other Languages & CulturesEleonora Bulgarian Laura Croatian Eleonora, Ellinor, Laura, Ella, Nora Danish Eleonora, Laura, Ellen, Laurie, Noor, Noortje, Nora Dutch Laura Estonian Laura, Eleonoora, Ella, Elli, Noora Finnish Eléonore, Laure, Laurette, Laurine, Lorette French Eleonora, Eleonore, Laura, Lore, Leonore, Nora German Eleonora Greek Eleonóra, Laura, Nóra Hungarian Lára Icelandic Laura Late Roman Noor, Noortje Limburgish Eleonora, Ellinor, Laura, Ella, Nora Norwegian Aliénor Occitan Eleonora, Laura Polish Laura, Leonor Portuguese Laura, Loredana Romanian Eleonora Russian Eilionoir, Eilidh Scottish Laura, Lavra Slovene Laura, Leonor, Laurita Spanish Eleonor, Eleonora, Ellinor, Laura, Ella, Nora Swedish Eleonora Ukrainian Lowri Welsh


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Entry updated July 2, 2008