What does Laurie mean?
Laurie /lau-rie/ as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Laurie). Laurie's root is Latin, and the name Laurie means "the bay, or laurel plant". Laurie is a version of Laura (Latin) with the suffix -ie. See also Lori.
Laurie▼ has 44 more different relations via Laura: Laralyn, Laranca, Lauraine, Lauralee, Laurana, Laure, Laureen▼, Laurel▼, Laurella, Lauren▲, Laurena, Laurence, Laurene, Laurentia, Laurentine, Laurestine, Lauretha, Lauretta▼, Laurette, Lauriane, Laurianne, Laurice, Lauricia, Laurina, Laurinda, Laurine, Laurita, Laurnea, Lavra, Lollie, Lolly, Loreen, Loren▼, Lorena▼, Lorene▼, Lorenza, Loretta▼, Lorette, Lorinda, Lorine▼, Lorita, Lorna▼, Lorretta and Lorrette.Kreatif forms: Lirie, Loirie, Lyrie. [more]
How popular is Laurie?
Laurie is a very prominent first name for females (#192 out of 4276, Top 4%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#8815 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Laurie for girls. Laurie reached its top position of #57 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not ranked at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is an analysis of the usage of the girl name Laurie and related names. Prominent alternative forms of Laurie appearing in the Top 1000 are Lauren (#94 2 years ago), Laura (#318), Laurel (#817), Loretta, Lori, Lorie, Lorenza, Lorna, Lorrie, Lorri, Lorene, Lorine, Lora, Laurette, Lauretta, Laureen, Lauri, Loren, Lollie, Laurine and Lorena. Other forms, like Lorretta, are uncommon. These forms of Laurie were at the apex of their popularity during 1960-1969 (usage of 0.459%) and are somewhat less common today (usage 0.0805%, ▼82.5%). Laura is a perennial favorite, while Lauren has become trendy as well, and Lorena is no longer trendy. (2014 Birth Statistics)