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44k
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since 1880

Laurel

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Laurel
  • #1042 All Time
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< 1k Lorelle (American)

How popular is the name "Laurel" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
188312120
1884660
1885550
1886770
18871165
18891165
1890770
189110100
189211110
1893990
189416160
18951055
18961266
1897990
189819145
189911110
190010100
190115150
190216106
1903606
190425169
19051486
1906770
1907880
190823167
190918180
191018126
1911281711
1912462323
1913523022
1914693336
1915814140
1916683731
1917995544
19181096544
1919835330
19201236855
19211176354
19221438954
192325720255
192422517748
192517413539
192623716869
192728922366
192820316538
192918814642
193017213933
193116112734
193216811949
193313910237
19341439647
193513210230
19361178037
193715612729
193830728126
193938035228
194032228735
194131829721
194233429539
194332429925
194437234923
194555453024
194669667818
194780477430
194870468717
194971769423
195077375716
195187085119
195290888820
195395893721
195489888018
19551,00698224
19561,1981,18216
19571,1311,1229
195897696412
19598858769
196080478816
19617647577
196271370013
19637257169
196455754611
19655325248
196645544411
19675165079
19687597518
196964363211
19706276216
19715004946
19724664660
19734184180
197435334310
19753133130
19763383308
19773423375
19783133130
19794394309
198048947811
198149147912
19825135076
19834434367
19844974916
19855695618
19864894827
19874474470
19884934930
19895265260
19904474470
19914324320
19923793745
19934344259
19944884880
19954074070
19963753750
19974744740
19984974970
19994444440
20004634630
20013993990
20023753750
20034044040
20043553550
20053323320
20063163160
20072882880
20082722720
20092412410
20102312310
20112812810
20122612610
20132962960
20143373370

Want to know about the populiarty of Laurel? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 44,302 babies born with the name Laurel in the United States. That's more than enough Laurels to occupy the territory of Sint Maarten (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 37,429 (as of January 1, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1883 when it was given to 12 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Laurel" was in 1956 with a total of 1,182 babies. (That's a lot of baby Laurels)

According to the 1949 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Laurel" ranks #77 in popularity as a baby girl's name in North Dakota. Imagine that, 21 babies in North Dakota have the same name as you in 1949. Across the entire United States a total of 717 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Laurel" mean? The list below shows the origins of Laurel as well as things modernly associated with the name Laurel such as celebrities named Laurel.

English

Origin and Meaning of Laurel

The name "Laurel" is of English origin, and it means "Laurel". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Laurel Holloman

Laurel Holloman is a painter and actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1994 to present. Laurel was born in 1971 as Laurel Lisa Holloman in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States.

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Alternative Meanings

L is for look, the way you look at life.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

U is for unique, your love of life.

R is for relax, you know how!

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

L is for luster, your shine.

Your name in reverse order is "Lerual". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Arluel". 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.

Past life for Laurel born Apr 15, 1954

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 1275. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

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.

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