Meaning and Name Origin
Laurine \la(u)-ri-ne\ as a girls' name. Laurine's root is Latin, and the name Laurine means "the bay, or laurel plant". Laurine is a variation 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. Somewhat infrequently used as a birth name.
Laurine has 47 more alternative forms via Laura: Laralyn, Laranca, Larea, Lari, Lauralee, Laurana, Laure, Laurel▼, Laurella, Laurena, Laurence, Laurentia, Laurentine, Laurestine, Lauretha, Lauretta▼, Laurette, Lauri▼, Laurice, Lauricia, Laurie▼, Laurina, Laurinda, Laurita, Laurnea, Lavra, Lawra, Lollie, Lolly, Lora▼, Loree, Lorena▼, Lorenza, Loretta▼, Lorette, Lorey, Lori▼, Lorie▼, Lorinda, Lorita, Lorna▼, Lorretta, Lorrette, Lorri▼, Lorrie▼, Lorry and Lory.
Laurine is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#2563 out of 4276, Top 60%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Laurine for girls. Laurine entered the list in 1910-1919 and reached its peak rank of #997 in the U.S. then, but is not listed at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the girl name Laurine and affiliated names. Popular variation forms of Laurine ranked in the Top 1000 are Laura (#318 last year), Laureen, Laurel (#817), Lauren (#94), Lauretta, Laurette, Lauri, Laurie, Lollie, Lora, Loren, Lorena, Lorene, Lorenza, Loretta, Lori, Lorie, Lorine, Lorna, Lorri and Lorrie. These girl names were at the peak of their popularity during the years 1960-1969 and are now much less widespread, with forms like Laura, Lorena, Lori, Lorie and Lorine falling out of style. Lauren (#94) is the most trendy name for newborns in this list. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Laurine is alike in pronunciation to Laraine, Lareine, Larine, Larraine, Laurenne, Laurin, Laurraine, Lauryn▲ and Laurynn. Other suggested similar baby names are Larina and Maurine▼. These names tend to be less commonly used than Laurine.