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Meaning and Name Origin

Laurie \la(u)-rie\ as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Laurie). The name Laurie means "from Laurentum". Laurie is a derivative of Lawrence (Latin). Unique as a birth name.


Laurie has 6 variants: Larrey, Larry, Lawrey, Lawrie, Lawry and Lorry.

Laurie has 39 more related forms via Lawrence: Larance, Laranz, Larenz, Larrance, Larrence, Larrens, Lars, Laurance, Lauren, Laurence, Laurens, Laurent, Laurentios, Laurentius, Laurenz, Laurits, Lauritz, Lavrans, Lavrens, Lawrance, Lenci, Lon, Lonny, Lorance, Lorant, Loren, Lorenc, Lorence, Lorencz, Lorens, Lorentz, Lorenz, Lorenzen, Lorenzo, Lorin, Loritz, Lorrence, Lorrenz and Lowrance.

Laurie has 1 feminine form: Lori.


Laurie is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#11355 out of 88799, Top 13%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of the boy name Laurie and related names. Larry (#510 in 2014), Lars, Lauren, Laurence, Lawrence (#462), Lon, Lonny, Loren, Lorenz, Lorenzo (#227) and Lorin are the prominent related forms of Laurie (#unlisted). These boy names reached the top of their popularity during 1950-1959 and have become much less widespread since, with versions like Larry, Lawrence, Lon, Lonny and Loren falling out of style. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Larry, Lars, Lauren, Laurence, Lawrence, Lon, Lonny, Loren, Lorenz, Lorenzo, Lorin in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Laurie is alike in pronunciation to Larie and Larue. Another recommended similar baby name is Maurie. Like Laurie, these names are not commonly used.