Meaning and name origin
Laureen \la(u)-reen\ as a girl's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Laureen is "the bay, or laurel plant". Laureen is a variant of Laura (Latin): in classical times, a crown was made from the leaves of the bay laurel for heroes or victors as a symbol of honor and victory.
Laureen is a very popular first name for females (#1484 out of 4276, Top 35%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Laureen for girls. Laureen reached its highest rank of #646 in the U.S. in 1950-1959. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Laureen and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Lauren (#94), Laura (#318), Lorine, Lorene, Laurine, Laureen and Loren. (2014 statistics).
Laureen▼ is also pronounced similarly to Laren, Larren, Laurenne, Laurin, Lauryn▼ and Laurynn. Other suggested similar baby names are Laurena, Laurnea and Maureen▼. These names tend to be less commonly used than Laureen.