Name Laura Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Laura


Laura is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Laura?

Laura is a short form of the Latin name Laurentia, which is a feminine variant of Laurentius.

What does the name Laura mean?

Laura means “from Laurentum” (an ancient Italian city) and “laurel” (from Latin “laurus/laurea”), which is a symbol of victory, fame, honor or accomplishment.

Pronunciation of Laura

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Popularity of the name Laura

The name Laura is ranked #255 overall.

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