What does Lauren mean?
Lauren [lau-ren] as a boys' name (also used more commonly as girls' name Lauren) is of Latin derivation, and Lauren means "from Laurentum". Lauren is an alternate form of Lawrence (Latin). See also Laurean and Loren.
24 more alternative forms via Lawrence: Laranz, Larenz, Larrence, Larrens, Larrey, Larry▼, Lars, Laurance, Laurence▼, Laurens, Laurent, Laurenz, Laurie, Laurits, Lauritz, Lavrans, Lavrens, Lawrey, Lawrie, Lawry, Lorenc, Lorens, Lorenz and Lorrenz.
1 feminine form: Loren.Creative forms:
(male) Lanren, Louren, ..
(female) Lausen, .. Middle name pairings:
Lauren Deonte (L.D.), ..
How popular is Lauren?
Lauren is a somewhat popular first name for men (#1202 out of 1220, Top 99%) and an even more popular last name for both adults and children (#29261 out of 150436, Top 19%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Lauren reached its top rank of #761 in the U.S. during the years 1930-1939, but is not listed currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Popular related forms of Lauren listed in the Top 2000 are Larry (#556 a year ago), Lars (#1705), Laurance, Laurence, Laurent, Laurie, Lawrence (#497), Loren, Lorenz and Lorin. These forms of Lauren were at the top of their popularity 8 decades ago (average #880) and have become significantly less popular since (#1705, ▼97.4%), with versions like Lawrence becoming less in vogue.
Lauren is alike in pronunciation to Laren, Larin, Laron, Larran, Larren, Larrin, Larron, Laurian, Leeron, Leron, Loran, Loron, Lorren, Lorrin, Loryn and Lyron. Other suggested similar names are Aaren, Barren, Camren, Daren▼, Darren▼, Farren, Garen, Garren, Jaren▼, Jarren, Labron, Labrun, Laiken, Laken, Landen, Larsen, Lathen, Laureano, Lauriano, Liron, Loreno, Lorn, Maureo, Maurin, Naren, Taren, Tarren, Taurean and Warren▼. These names tend to be less frequently used than Lauren.See names in meaning and etymology.