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Laren (girl)

What does Laren mean?

Laren Pronunciation of Laren [laren] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Laren) has its root in Latin, and the name Laren means "the bay, or laurel plant". Laren is a version of Lauren (Latin): feminine of Lawrence.

Associated with: bay (tree).


Laren has 19 variants: Larren, Larryn, Larrynn, Laryn, Laurenne, Laurin, Lauryn, Laurynn, Loren, Lorene, Lorenn, Lorin, Lorren, Lorrin, Lorrynn, Loryn, Lowran, Lowrenn and Lowrynn.

8 more different relations via Lauren: L'Wren, Larentia, Larsina, Larsine, Laurence, Lorena, Lorenza and Lorne.

Creative forms:
(female) Larne, Larnia, ..

(male) Larer, Larlen, ..

Middle name pairings:
Laren Montserrat (L.M.), ..

How popular is Laren?

Laren is a rare given name for females but a somewhat popular surname for all people (#114852 out of 150436, Top 76%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Lauren (#119 via latest list), Laurence, Laurin, Lauryn (#507), Loren (#1891), Lorena (#1265), Lorene, Lorenza and Lorin are the prominent varying forms of Laren (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Laren reached its peak 3 decades ago (median #1230) and is now much less (#1531, down 85.9%), with versions like Lorene becoming less stylish. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lauren, Laurence, Laurin, Lauryn, Loren in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lorena, Lorene, Lorenza, Lorin in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lauren, Lauryn outside U.S.

Similar Names

Laren is alike in pronunciation to Laraene, Laraine, Larayne, Lareine, Larine, Laureen, Laurene, Laurine, Lorain, Loreen, Loreene, Lorian, Lorine and Lorryn. Other suggested similar names are Calen, Camren, Carden, Careen, Caren, Carlen, Carmen, Coren, Deren, Eaden, Eiren, Faren, Farren, Galen, Haven, Iren, Jaden, Kalen, Kamren, Kareen, Karen, Karren, Keren, Koren, Lace, Lacee, Lacene, Lacey, Ladey, Lake, Laken, Lane, Laney, Lara, Larae, Laray, Larea, Laree, Lareina, Larena, Lari, Larina, Lark, Larra, Larsen, Larson, Larssen, Laure, Laurel, Laurena, Lavern, Loree, Lorel, Lorey, Mareen, Maren, Marien, Marlen, Taren, Valen and Wren. These names tend to be more commonly used than Laren.

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