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Meaning and name origin

Laurie \la(u)-rie\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Laurie), means "the bay, or laurel plant" and 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. See also Lori.

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


Popularity

Laurie is a very popular first name for females (#192 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#11355 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Laurie for girls (2014 statistics).


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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Laurie and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Laura, Lauri, Laurie, Lora, Lori, Lorie, Lorri and Lorrie. (2014 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Laura, Lauri, Laurie, Lora, Lori, Lorie, Lorri, Lorrie in U.S.

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


Similar Names

Laurie is also pronounced similarly to Larae and Laree. Other suggested similar baby names are Laure, Laurice, Lauriel, Laurin, Laurine and Maurie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Laurie.

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