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Lauri

What does Lauri mean?

Lauri Pronunciation of Lauri [lau-ri] as a name for girls is of Latin derivation, and the meaning of the name Lauri is "the bay, or laurel plant". Lauri is an alternate form of Laura (Latin).

Associated with: bay (tree).

Variations

Lauri has 13 variants: Larea, Lari, Laurie, Lawra, Lora, Loree, Lorey, Lori, Lorie, Lorri, Lorrie, Lorry and Lory.

17 more alternative forms via Laura: Lauraine, Laurana, Laure, Laureen, Laurel, Lauren, Laurena, Laurene, Lauriane, Laurice, Lauricia, Laurina, Laurinda, Laurine, Laurita, Laurnea and Lavra.

Creative forms:
(female) Lauli, Leri, ..

(male) Lauris, Laust, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lauri Elyse (L.E.), ..

How popular is Lauri?

Lauri is a very prominent first name for women (#956 out of 4276, Top 22%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#46758 out of 150436, Top 31%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Lauri entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its top rank of #405 in the U.S. during the years 1960-1969, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lauri name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lauri outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Laura (#322 a year ago), Laure, Laureen, Laurel (#772), Lauren (#119), Laurena, Laurene, Laurice, Laurie, Laurinda, Laurine, Lora, Loree, Lori (#1608), Lorie, Lorri, Lorrie, Lorry and Lory are the prominent variation forms of Lauri listed in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Lorey, are uncommon. These forms of Lauri were favored by parents in the 1960s (median #894) and have become significantly less popular since (#1741, 92%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lauri, Laura, Laure, Laureen, Laurel in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lauren, Laurena, Laurene, Laurice, Laurie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Laurinda, Laurine, Lora, Loree, Lori in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lorie, Lorri, Lorrie, Lorry, Lory in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Lauri is alike in pronunciation to Lara, Larae, Laray, Laree, Larra, Leora, Liora, Lira, Liri, Loria, Lorra, Lowra, Lura, Lyra and Lyria. Other recommended names are Bari, Barri, Capri, Cari, Carri, Dari, Gauri, Kapri, Kari, Karri, Laci, Lali, Lanai, Lani, Lark, Lauda, Laural, Lauriel, Laurin, Lauryn, Laxmi, Luci, Mairi, Mari, Nari, Sari and Suri. These names tend to be less commonly used than Lauri.

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