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Laura meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Laura No. of characters: 5 Gender: GirlOrigin: English Spanish Italian Portuguese Romanian Finnish Estonian Hungarian Polish Slovene Croatian Swedish Norwegian Danish German Dutch Late Roman Latin
Religion: Hindu How to pronounce Laura lau-ra What does my name mean?
Meanings: Laurel Crowned with Laurels The Laurel Tree Sweet Bay Tree Bay Italian name of Latin origin, meaning: a laurel wreath Italian, Spanish short form of Laurentia (meaning: from Laurentum stem end, too: laurel wreath). In Italy and Germany, a popular name, known by Friedrich Schiller's "Laura" -Poems. Namesake: Laura Biagiotti, Italian fashion designer.

Laura was ranked 880 in 2011 list of US boys name and dropped by 0.11% from its previous ranking of 879 in 2005. Laura was ranked 317 in 2016 list of US girls name and dropped by 3.26% from its previous ranking of 307 in 2015.

Full form of Laura : Level-Headed Able Unconventional Rational Articulate

Laura is a very very popular first name for a girl in England & Wales which is popular since 1996 and ranked 145 in 2015. Around 21291 people wear Laura as their first name. Laura is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Laura is a very very popular first name for a girl in United States which is popular female name since 1880 and ranked 309 in 2015 in US. Around 795278 people wear Laura as their first name. Laura is a rare first name for a boy in United States which is a rare boy name since 1882 and ranked 309 in 2015 in US. Only 795278 people have Laura as their first name. At the peak of Laura popularity in 1964 it was given to about 0.476260% of US Girls babies and ranked 14 in 3984798 newborns while On the lowest point of Laura in 1882 it was wore by only 0.002103% of new born Boys and ranked 206 out of 237727 babies in US. Laura is not a native United States and Laura may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. Laura is given to around 0.222466% of newborns during 1880 to 2015, according to the USSA.

Complete history of Laura
YearRankOccurence
Popular girl name in
1880171012
188119962
1882171151
1883191183
1884211246
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History of Laura

Christian, Laura is a nun to death of her husband. She is martyred in Cordoba, Andalusia, the year 864 with other Christians because they refuse to convert to Islam. She was thrown into a cauldron of boiling lead. Is celebrated on October 19. - In Chile, Laura Vicuna sacrificed her life for the conversion of his mother and died in Argentina in 1904. It was beatified by John Paul II in 1988. It celebrates the 22 January.

Expression number of Laura is 8.

Laura has the potential to attain power and authority in their life. Laura are skilled and efficient who enjoys rivalries and Laura does not back away from working hard to achieve what they have resolved in their mind

Names that rhyme with Laura Achoura, Acura, Adventura, Akura, Alaura, Allaura, Allura, Aloura, Alura, Amaura, Amoura, Analaura, Annalaura, Aroura, Artura, Ashura, Aura, Aventura, Azura, BenturaFamous people named Laura
Laura Hooper in Cat on the Matt as Actress
Laura Denton in Pads as Writer
Laura Østergaard Buhl in Guldhornene as Actress
Laura Junillon in Barbecue as Actress
Laura Toscani in Ainda Orangotangos as Actress
Laura Dickens in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets as Casting Department
Laura Lenzi in Manhattan Baby as Actress
Laura Steinman in The Siege as Costume and Wardrobe Department
Laura Powers in Invisible Diary of a Disabled Man as Actress
Laura Andersen in Kung Fury as Visual Effects
Laura Dern, actress,producer,writer
Laura San Giacomo, actress
Laura Antonelli, actress
Laura Linney, actress,producer
Laura Gemser, actress,costume designer,costume department
Laura Julian, producer,production manager
Laura Rosow, editor,actress
Laura Wood Fawcett, assistant director,location management
Laura Misch Owens, actress
Laura MacNutt, art director,production designer
Laura Marolakos, costume department,costume designer
Laura M. Grody, editor,actress
Laura Albert, stunts,actress
Laura Harring, actress
Laura Innes, actress,director,writer
Laura Palmer, actress,stunts
Laura Harbin, producer,writer
Laura Aagaard, actress
Laura Abrams, actress
Laura Adamo, actress,writer,producer
Laura Adani, actress
Laura Adler, casting director
Names like Laura Laua, Lauana, Lauar, Lauchlin, Laud, Lauda, Laudan, Laude, Lauden, Laudie, Laudine, Laughton, Lauire, Launa, Launce, Launcelot, Launda, Launder, Laundyn, Launi
Laura Namesakes Comments :Laura is a female first name and a short form of Laurentia , the counterpart to the male Latin name Laurentius or Laurus, the "out of town Laurentum" means, but based on laurus reinterpreted "laurel" was "to a laurel wreath". The most widely credited Latin origin: Laurus (laurel), by metonymy means 'victorious' (crowned with laurel leaves) because in ancient Greece to honorably victorious people's crowned with a laurel wreath, this tradition was adopted by the Romans who called Laurea to the crown of laurels . There are also hypotheses that link the name with Slavic Lavra , meaning ' monastery '. Greek equivalent name is Daphne (both mean 'laurel'). Variants of Laura: Female: Lora, Altered : Laurana, Lauretta, Laurina, Lauriana, Laurisa, Laurita, Laurinda, Laurice, Lauria, Hypocorism : Lalla, Male: Lauro. The extraordinary popularity of the name since the end of the Middle Ages owed ​​to the influence of the Italian poet Francesco Petrarca , who in his Canzoniere love sings to an unattainable, from the middle of the work by the death of reach become lover named Laura and by this plant, the love poetry and love conception throughout Europe for the following centuries sustainably coined. Once the name has been rare in Germany in the first half of the 20th century, he experienced the end of the 1970s, a strong rise in popularity. Since the 1990s, he was already often among the ten most awarded female names. - Floyd Brannock
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