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Lura

What does Lura mean?

Lura Pronunciation of Lura [lu-ra] as a name for girls is of German origin. Lura is an alternate form of Lorelei (German). Lura is also a variation of Lurleen.

Variations

Creative forms:
(female) Lurai, Lure, ..

(male) Lule, Lurale, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lura Elyse (L.E.), ..

How popular is Lura?

Lura is a very popular first name for women (#1226 out of 4276, Top 29%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#56392 out of 150436, Top 37%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Lura entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its peak position of #228 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Lorelei (#448 from current records) is the only other popular related form of Lura rated in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Lura was widespread during 1880-1889 (average #1114) and is almost as widespread today (#1224, down 24%), but with the form Lura going out of style. Lorelei is the most trendy baby name in this compilation.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lura, Lorelei in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lura and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Lura is alike in pronunciation to Lara, Larae, Laray, Larea, Laree, Lari, Larra, Lauri, Lawra, Leora, Leorah, Liora, Liri, Lora, Lorah, Loree, Lorey, Lori, Lorie, Lorra, Lorrae, Lorri, Lorry, Lory and Lowra. Other recommended names are Adra, Ara, Aura, Azura, Bara, Bera, Cira, Dara, Dora, Edra, Fara, Kara, Kera, Kira, Kora, Lada, Lata, Laural, Laure, Leia, Lena, Leta, Lexa, Lida, Lita, Liva, Lola, Lona, Lorna, Lu, Luba, Lubah, Luci, Lujza, Lula, Luna, Lusa, Lyla, Lyuba, Mara, Myra, Nora, Nura, Ora, Shura, Tara, Tera, Vera, Yara and Zara. These names tend to be less frequently used than Lura.

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