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Meaning and name origin
Lura \l(u)-ra\ as a girl's name is a variant of Lorelei (German), place name: a rocky cliff on the Rhine river, dangerous to boat passage, has been poetically personified as the Lorelei, whose singing lures men to destruction. Also a variant of Lurleen: modern form of Lorelei, a German place name.
Lura is also pronounced similarly 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 suggested similar baby names are Aura, Laure, Luba, Lula, Luna, Lusa and Nura.
Lura is a very popular first name for females (#1226 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#37474 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).
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