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Name Laurel

Origin:From a Latin word for laurelTools:

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About the name Laurel in particular

Languages of use:English
Is diminutive of:Laura
Topics:Asteroid 2865 Laurel, discovered 1935
US 2017 rank:#595     ... 595:Kelly, 596:Lacey, 597:Laurel, 598:Adley, 599:Anika ...     Full US 2017 list
Similarly written:Aurel, Laure, Lauren, Arel, Áurea, Aurèle, Darrel, Karel, Latrell, Lauge     Details
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About Laurence/Laura, the group of names with the same origin as Laurel

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,  10:Lourenço Portugal 2016,  12:Lorena Brazil 2017
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, Lavrans, Lawrence, Lenz, Loren, Lorenc, Lorenz, Lorenzo, Lorin, Lörinc, Loris, Lourenço, Lovrenc, Lovro, Rens, Renz, Renzo   Sortable list   Details

Popularity lists that contain the name Laurel

USA decadesGraph1990-1999 564,  1980-1989 470
USA yearlyGraph2017 595,  2016 642,  2015 768,  2014 815,  2013 871,  2012 972,  2011 926,  2008 981,  2007 936,  2006 849,  2005 781,  2004 740,  2003 656,  2002 673,  2001 625,  2000 562,  1999 566,  1998 5071997 510,  1996 609,  1995 567,  1994 509,  1993 561