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What does Lauryn mean?

Lauryn Pronunciation of Lauryn [lau-ryn] as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of the name Lauryn is "the bay, or laurel plant". Lauryn is a variant form of Lauren (Latin): feminine of Lawrence.

Associated with: bay (tree).


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

2 more different relations via Lauren: L'Wren and Laurence.

Creative forms:
(female) Liryn, Luryn, ..

(male) Lauron, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lauryn Molly (L.M.), ..

How popular is Lauryn?

Lauryn is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#3120 out of 4276, Top 73%) but an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Lauryn entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its peak rank of #167 in the U.S. in the year 1999, and is currently at #507. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Lauryn (#507 in 2015) are Lauren (#119 in 2015), Laurence, Laurin, Loren (#1891), Lorene and Lorin. These forms of Lauryn were favored 25 years ago (usage of 1.5%) and are now significantly less common (usage 0.21%, 86%), with forms such as Loren becoming less trendy.

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

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

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

Similar Names

Lauryn is pronounced similarly to Larayne, Larine, Lauraine, Laureen, Laurene, Lauriane, Laurine and Lorryn. Other suggested similar names are Camryn, Carryn, Caryn, Daryn, Farryn, Faryn, Kamryn, Karryn, Karyn, Larena, Larina, Larrayna, Laura, Laural, Laurana, Laure, Laurel, Laurena, Lauri, Laurie, Laurina, Laurnea (see Laura), Maryn, Tamryn, Tarryn and Taryn. These names tend to be less frequently used than Lauryn.

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