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Lauren meaning and name origin

Lauren \la(u)-ren\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Lauren), is pronounced LAWR-en. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Lauren is "the bay, or laurel plant". Feminine of Lawrence or variant of Laura. The earliest feminine form of the name was Laurentia, dating from the time of the early Romans. The name was first made popular by Lauren Bacall in the 1940s. The fashion designer Ralph Lauren has given the name fashionable associations. See also Lorna. Model Lauren Hutton; First Daughter Lauren Bush; basketball player Lauren Jackson.

Lauren has 33 variant forms: Laren, Larentia, Larentina, Larenzina, Larren, Laryn, Larryn, Larrynn, Larsina, Larsine, Laurence, Laurenne, Laurin, Lauryn, Laurynn, Loren, Lorena, Lorene, Lorenn, Lorenza, Lorin, Loryn, Lorne, Lorren, Lorrin, Lorrynn, Lourenca, Lourence, Loren, Lowran, Lowrenn, Lowrynn and L'Wren.

Lauren is also pronounced similarly to Laureen, Laurene and Laurine. Other suggested similar baby names are Larena, Laurana, Laure, Laurel, Laurena, Laurina and Laurnea.

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Popularity of Lauren

Lauren is a very popular first name for females (#162 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#33424 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lauren name in U.S.

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