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 love, everlasting.
A is for accomplished, in all that you do.
U is for uncanny, the way you know what to do.
R is for reasonable, your understanding way.
A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.
Your name in reverse order is "Arual". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Larua". 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 1978 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Laura" ranks #23 in popularity as a baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, 1,059 babies in California have the same name as you in 1978. Across the entire United States a total of 11,280 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 west? Search for the name to check your answer!
Celebrities named Laura
Past life for Laura born Sep 30, 1955
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 Newfoundland approximately on 1800. Your profession was dancer, singer, and actor.
You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!
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.