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What does Laurelei mean?

Laurelei Pronunciation of Laurelei [lau-relei] as a girls' name has its root in German. Laurelei is an alternate spelling of Lorelei (German).


Laurelei has 5 variants: Laurelie, Loralee, Loralei, Loralie and Lorilee.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Laurelei Aleksandra (L.A.), ..

How popular is Laurelei?

Laurelei is an unusual given name for females. Laurelei is an equally uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Laurelei (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000 are Loralee, Loralei and Lorelei (#448 from recent data). Other variants, like Lorilee, are seldom used. These relations of Laurelei were popular with parents in 2015. Lorelei is the most chic birth name among these. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Loralee, Loralei, Lorelei in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Laurelei and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Laurelei is alike in pronunciation to Lauralee and Laurella. Other recommended names are Auralei, Laree, Laural, Lauralle (see Laurel), Laure, Laureen, Laurel, Laurell, Laurelle, Lauren, Laurena, Laurenca, Laurence, Laurene, Laurenne, Laurentia, Laurenza, Lauretha, Lauretta, Laurette, Lauri, Laurice, Laurie, Lauriel, Laurine, Laurnea (see Laura), Lorel, Lorelle, Lorrella, Lowrelle (see Lorelle), Maureen and Maurene. These names tend to be more frequently used than Laurelei.

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