Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. LAWR-ee
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Meaning & History

Diminutive of Laura, Lorraine and other names beginning with Lor. This name rapidly rose in popularity in the United States in the 1950s and 60s, peaking in the 8th spot for girls in 1963.

Related Names

Masculine FormsLauren, Laurence, Lawrence
Other Languages & CulturesLaurentia(Ancient Roman) Laura(Catalan) Laura(Croatian) Laura(Czech) Laura(Danish) Laura, Laurie(Dutch) Laura(Estonian) Laura(Finnish) Laura, Laure, Laurence, Lorette, Laurette, Laurine(French) Laura(German) Laura(Hungarian) Lára(Icelandic) Laura, Lauretta, Lorena, Lorenza, Loreta, Loretta(Italian) Laura(Late Roman) Laura(Latvian) Laura(Lithuanian) Laura(Norwegian) Laura(Polish) Laura, Lorena(Portuguese) Laura, Lorena(Romanian) Laura(Slovak) Laura, Lavra(Slovene) Laura, Lorena, Lorenza, Loreto, Laurita(Spanish) Laura(Swedish) Lowri(Welsh)
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Entry updated April 5, 2022