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pinWhat does Laurie mean?

Laurie /lau-rie/ [2 sylls.] 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 13 variants: Larea, Lari, Lauri, Lawra, Lora, Loree, Lorey, Lori, Lorie, Lorri, Lorrie, Lorry and Lory.

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]

pinHow 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)

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

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

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 last year), Laura (#318), Laurel (#817), Loretta, Lori, Lorie, Lorenza, Lorna, Lorrie, Lorri, Lorene, Lorine, Lora, Laurette, Lauretta, Laureen, Lauri, Loren, Lollie, Laurine and Lorena. Forms like Lorretta are uncommon. These girl names were at the apex of their popularity during 1960-1969 (usage of 0.459%) and have become much less popular since (usage 0.0805%, 82.5%), with forms like Laura, Lorena, Lauretta, Laureen and Lora falling out of style. Lauren (#94) is the most trendy girl name among these. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Laurie, Laura, Laureen, Laurel, Lauren in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lauretta, Laurette, Lauri, Laurine, Lollie in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lora, Loren, Lorena, Lorene, Lorenza in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Loretta, Lori, Lorie, Lorine, Lorna in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lorri, Lorrie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Laura, Lauren, Lorna outside U.S.

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Laurie is alike in pronunciation to Larae and Laree. Other recommended similar baby names are Lauriel, Laurin and Maurie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Laurie.