What does Lauryn mean?
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, with the suffix -yn, of Lauren (Latin): feminine of Lawrence.
Associated with: bay (tree)
(female) Liryn, Luryn, ..
(male) Lauron, Laurynne, ..
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)
Charted below is the baby name history of Lauryn for girls. 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 #515. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)
Below is a charted comparison of the statistics of Lauryn and affiliated names. Prominent varying forms of Lauryn (#515 in 2014) are Lauren (#94 in 2014), Laurence, Laurin, Loren, Lorene and Lorin. These forms of Lauryn were favored 24 years ago (usage of 1.5%) and are now significantly less common (usage 0.25%, ▼83%), with forms such as Loren becoming less trendy.
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.