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Name Laura

Origin:From a Latin word for laurelTools:

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About the name Laura in particular

Gender:female
Languages of use:German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, English, Hungarian
Diminutives:Laurel, Laurie, Lori, Lorrie
Topics:Asteroid 467 Laura, discovered 1901
US 2015 rank:#322     ... 320:Paislee, 321:Selena, 322:Laura, 323:Annie, 324:Nyla ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Aura, Lara, Laure, Lauri, Lauro, Laury, Maura, Afra, Amra, Auda     Details
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About Laurence/Laura, the group of names with the same origin as Laura

Language of origin:Latin
Info about origin, male:from the ancient Roman cognomen Laurentius, which means the one from Laurentum, with Laurentum a city in Italy
 later the name was assumed to derive from laurus (laurel) and to mean the one crowned with laurel with the crown made of laurel as the symbol of victory
Words:laurus = the laurel  Latin
Topics:Geographic name
Variants' top ranks:1:Laura Switzerland 1997,  1:Lara Switzerland/German 2009,  2:Lauren England+Wales 1994,  3:Lorenzo Italy 2014,  3:Lars Denmark 2015,  3:Renz Philippines 2011,  6:Lauri Finland/Finnish 2010,  9:Lovro Croatia 2008,  15:Lori USA 1960-1969,  16:Laurent France 2011
Somehow related to:Lauris, Loran, Renske
Old/original forms:Laurentia Latin, Laurentius Latin
Name variants:Lara, Laura, Laurane, Lauranne, Laure, Laureen, Laurel, Lauren, Laurence, Laurene, Lauretta, Lauriane, Laurie, Laurine, Laury, Lauryn, Lauryne, Lora, Loreen, Lorella, Loren, Lorena, Lorene, Lorenza, Lorenzina, Loretta, Lori, Loriana, Loriane, Lorie, Lorina, Lorine, Lorrie, Larry, Lars, Lasse, Laurance, Laurence, Laurens, Laurent, Laurente, Laurentiu, Laurenz, Laurenzo, Lauri, Laurids, Laurits, Lauritz, Lauro, Lawrence, Lenz, Loren, Lorenc, Lorenz, Lorenzo, Lorin, Lörinc, Loris, Lourenço, Lovrenc, Lovro, Rens, Renz, Renzo   Sortable list   Details
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SeriesGraphRankings
Australia/NSWGraph2009 89,  2008 67,  2007 78,  2006 41,  2005 43,  2004 38,  2003 35,  2002 282001 69
England+WalesGraph2006 96,  2005 92,  2004 78,  2003 66,  2002 45,  2001 37,  2000 30,  1999 28,  1998 24
HungaryGraph2015 17,  2014 18,  2013 17,  2012 15,  2011 14,  2010 14,  2009 13,  2008 12,  2007 10,  2006 11,  2005 10,  2004 12,  2003 102002 12
IrelandGraph2015 48,  2014 49,  2013 39,  2012 36,  2011 36,  2010 38,  2009 30,  2008 30,  2007 32,  2006 24,  2005 28,  2004 24,  2003 21,  2002 16,  2001 13,  2000 13,  1999 12,  1998 11
ItalyGraph2014 49,  2004 28
ScotlandGraph2015 151,  2014 159,  2013 147,  2012 126,  2011 107,  2010 170,  2009 102,  2008 112,  2007 77,  2006 65,  2005 60,  2004 59,  2003 46,  2002 39,  2001 27,  2000 24,  1999 21,  1998 20
Spain prevalence 2015 11
Switzerland prevalence 2013 29
USA decadesGraph2000-2009 135,  1990-1999 45,  1980-1989 23,  1970-1979 20,  1960-1969 16
USA prevalence 1990 22
USA yearlyGraph2015 322,  2014 318,  2013 322,  2012 280,  2011 273,  2010 275,  2009 235,  2008 215,  2007 183,  2006 172,  2005 147,  2004 129,  2003 124,  2002 106,  2001 86,  2000 85,  1999 81,  1998 74,  1997 66,  1996 66,  1995 56,  1994 46,  1993 43
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