What does Laurie mean?
Associated with: bay (tree).
23 more different relations via Laura: Lauraine, Lauralee, Laurana, Laure, Laureen, Laurel, Lauren▼, Laurena, Laurence, Laurene, Laurette, Lauriane, Laurianne, Laurice, Lauricia, Laurina, Laurinda, Laurine, Laurita, Laurnea, Lavra, Lollie and Lorine▼.Creative forms:
(female) Lakrie, Lirie, ..
(male) Lauris, Lauroy, .. Middle name pairings:
Laurie Abbigail (L.A.), ..
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. Demographics)
Laurie reached its top position of #58 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not ranked at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Laurie appearing in the Top 2000 are Lauren (#119 from recent data), Laura (#322), Laurel (#772), Lori (#1608), Loree, Lora, Lollie, Lorie, Lorri, Lory, Lorry, Lorrie, Laurine, Lorine, Laurena, Laureen, Laure, Lauralee, Laurence, Laurene, Laurice, Lauri, Laurette and Laurinda. Other forms, like Laurina, are uncommon. These forms of Laurie were at the apex of their popularity in the 1960s (adoption of 3.3%) and have become much less common since (adoption 0.3%, ▼92.4%), with forms like Laurie going out of style.
Laurie▼ is alike in pronunciation to Lara, Larae, Laray, Laree, Larra, Liri, Loria, Lorrae, Lorree, Lura▼ and Lyria. Other recommended names are Barrie, Baubie, Carie, Carrie▼, Gauri, Harrie, Karie, Karrie▼, Lacie, Lailie, Lallie, Lanie, Lannie, Larine, Lassie, Latrice▼, Laural, Laurelie, Lauriel, Laurin, Lauryn▼, Laycie, Loire, Lucie, Marie▼, Maudie▼, Maure, Maurie, Maurine▼, Maurise, Paulie, Sarie and Taubie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Laurie.See names in meaning and etymology.