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pinWhat 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.


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

Kreatif forms: Leira, Lurei. [more]

pinHow 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)

Presented below is the birth name popularity 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 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 2 years ago) and Lurline are the popular related forms of Lura rated in the Top 1000. Other forms, like Loralee, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Lura was widespread during 1880-1889 (average #742) and is almost as widespread today (#826, down 32.5%). Lorelei is more widely used than the rest, and Lura has lost favor. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lura, Lorelei, Lurline in U.S.

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

pinSimilar 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.