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What does Lura mean?

Lura \l(u)-ra\ as a name for girls is of German origin. Lura is a form of Lorelei (German). Lura is also a variation of Lurleen.


Lura has 11 alternative forms via Lorelei, Lurleen: Laurelei, Laurelie, Loralee, Loralei, Loralie, Loralyn, Lorilee, Lorilyn, Lurette, Lurlene and Lurline.


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)

Presented below is the birth name popularity of Lura for girls. Lura reached its peak position of #228 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 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 usage of Lura and related names. Lorelei (#479 the previous year) and Lurline are the popular related forms of Lura rated in the Top 1000. Adoption of these girl names was at its apex during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.2573%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.1737%, down 32.5%), with the form Lura becoming less in vogue. Lorelei (#479) is the most trendy baby name in this compilation. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lorelei, Lura, Lurline 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, Lari, Larra, Laura, Lauri, Lawra, Leora, Liora, Lira, Liri, Lora, Lorah, Lori, Loria, Lorra, Lory, Lowra, Lyra and Lyria. Other recommended similar baby names are Aura, Laure, Luba, Lula, Luna, Lusa and Nura. These names tend to be less frequently used than Lura.