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What does Lura mean?

Lura /lu-ra/ as a name for girls is of German origin. Lura is an alternate form of Lorelei (German) with the prefix Lu-. Lura is also a variation of Lurleen.

Variations

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

(male) Lule, Lurale, ..

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)

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Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Presented below is the birth name history of Lura for girls. 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. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Shown below is an analysis of the history of Lura and related names. Lorelei (#479 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 somewhat lower today (#1239, down 34%), 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

NAMES LIKE LURA

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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