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Meaning and name origin

Laurie \la(u)-rie\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Laurie), is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Laurie is "from Laurentum". Laurie is a variant of Lawrence (Latin): Laurentum was a city south of Rome known for its laurel trees.

There is 1 feminine form of Laurie: Lori.


Variations

Laurie has 6 variant forms: Larrey, Larry, Lawrey, Lawrie, Lawry, Lorry.


Popularity

Laurie is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#11355 out of 88799, Top 13%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Laurie and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Lawrence (#462) and Larry (#510). (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lawrence, Larry in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lawrence outside U.S.


Similar Names

Laurie is also pronounced similarly to Larie and Larue. Another suggested similar baby name is Maurie. Like Laurie, these names are not commonly used.

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