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What does Laurin mean?

Laurin Pronunciation of Laurin [lau-rin] as a name for girls is of Latin derivation, and Laurin means "the bay, or laurel plant". Laurin is an alternate form of Lauren (Latin): feminine of Lawrence.

Associated with: bay (tree).


Laurin has 19 variants: Laren, Larren, Larryn, Larrynn, Laryn, Laurenne, Lauryn, Laurynn, Loren, Lorene, Lorenn, Lorin, Lorren, Lorrin, Lorrynn, Loryn, Lowran, Lowrenn and Lowrynn.

4 more alternative forms via Lauren: L'Wren, Larsina, Larsine and Laurence.

Creative forms:
(female) Lacrin, Lirin, ..

(male) Laulan, Laurio, ..

Middle name pairings:
Laurin Kristina (L.K.), ..

How popular is Laurin?

Laurin is an uncommonly occurring given name for females but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#18755 out of 150436, Top 12%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Laurin was first listed in 1990 and reached its top position of #1900 in the U.S. then, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Laurin name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Lauren (#119 a year ago), Lauryn (#507), Loren (#1891), Lorin, Lorene and Laurence are the popular variation forms of Laurin rated in the Top 2000. These relations of Laurin were popular as birth names in 1990 (usage of 1.5%) and have become significantly less conventional since (usage 0.21%, down 86.1%), with forms like Lorene becoming somewhat dated.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Laurin, Lauren, Laurence, Lauryn, Loren in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lorene, Lorin in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Laurin is alike in pronunciation to Laraine, Lareine, Larine, Larraine, Lauraine, Laureen, Laurene, Lauriane, Laurianne, Laurine, Laurraine, Lorain, Lorian, Lorine and Lorryn. Other suggested similar names are Camrin, Carin, Carrin, Catrin, Farin, Farrin, Gauri, Kamrin, Karin, Karrin, Katrin, Lareina, Larena, Lari, Larina, Larreina, Laura, Laural, Laurana, Laure, Laurel, Laurena, Lauri, Laurice, Laurie, Lauriel, Laurina, Laurinda, Laurita, Laurnea (see Laura), Lorrina, Mairin, Marin, Marrin, Maurie, Maurine, Tarin and Taurina. These names tend to be more frequently used than Laurin.

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