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What does the name "Laurel" mean?

Laurel (English): Laurel

The name "Laurel" is of English origin and it means "Laurel". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 5 other names that are similar to this one.

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

U is for understanding, you show for others.

R is for reasonable, your understanding way.

E is for endear, all those you touch.

L is for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

Your name in reverse order is "Lerual". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Lulare". 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 "Laurel" in the U.S.?


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 first appeared 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 1961 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Laurel" is not a popular baby girl's name in Maryland. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Maryland have the same name as you in 1961. Across the entire United States a total of only 764 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Laurel popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Laurel in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Laurel

Laurel Holloman

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


Past life for Laurel born Aug 12, 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 Portugal approximately on 1150. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, and geologist.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

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