in the U.S.
Gender: Girl. Ranked #64 most popular
What does the name "Laura" mean?
Laura (Latin): Laurel
The name "Laura" is of Latin origin and it means "Laurel". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 6 other names that are similar to this one.
L is for life, that you live so well.
A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.
U is for unite, you bring people together.
R is for relax, you know how!
A is for altruism, the unselfish you.
Your name in reverse order is "Arual". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Arual". How do you pronounce that?
Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.
How popular is the name "Laura" in the U.S.?
Want to know about the populiarty of Laura? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 794,233 babies born with the name Laura in the United States. That's more than enough Lauras to occupy the country of Guyana with an estimated population of 784,894 (as of July 1, 2010). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 1,012 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Laura" was in 1964 with a total of 18,976 babies. (That's a lot of baby Lauras)
According to the 1948 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Laura" is not a popular baby girl's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 188 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 1948. Across the entire United States a total of 4,915 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?
Where is the name Laura popular?
The map shows the relative popularity of the name Laura in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the region near the Rockies? Search for the name to check your answer!
Celebrities named Laura
Past life for Laura born Jun 13, 1962
I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern Africa approximately on 1825. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.
As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.
Here's something for you to ponder on...
The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.