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Laurie meaning and name origin

Laurie \la(u)-rie\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Laurie), has the meaning "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.

Laurie is also pronounced similarly to Larae and Laree. Other suggested similar baby names are Laure, Laurice, Lauriel, Laurin, Laurine and Maurie.

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Popularity of Laurie

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).

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