Meaning and name origin
Laurice \la(u)-ri-ce\ as a girl's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Laurice is "the bay, or laurel plant". Laurice 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.
Laurice is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2865 out of 4276, Top 67%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Laurice and its source form. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Laura (#318). (2014 statistics).