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Laurie

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How popular is the baby name Laurie in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1882 5 5 0
1884 8 8 0
1885 5 5 0
1886 13 7 6
1887 9 9 0
1888 8 8 0
1889 8 8 0
1891 12 12 0
1892 8 8 0
1893 16 7 9
1894 5 5 0
1895 12 12 0
1896 18 12 6
1897 7 7 0
1898 5 5 0
1899 13 8 5
1900 24 13 11
1901 11 6 5
1902 14 9 5
1903 7 7 0
1904 5 5 0
1905 6 6 0
1906 11 11 0
1907 18 12 6
1908 23 18 5
1909 18 11 7
1910 26 18 8
1911 14 14 0
1912 31 13 18
1913 41 22 19
1914 46 28 18
1915 62 38 24
1916 72 41 31
1917 72 43 29
1918 74 47 27
1919 60 32 28
1920 76 49 27
1921 76 44 32
1922 68 45 23
1923 83 46 37
1924 80 34 46
1925 72 36 36
1926 85 41 44
1927 86 56 30
1928 79 48 31
1929 78 50 28
1930 99 65 34
1931 64 44 20
1932 84 52 32
1933 71 41 30
1934 116 71 45
1935 95 68 27
1936 108 75 33
1937 116 82 34
1938 130 99 31
1939 169 138 31
1940 154 135 19
1941 204 178 26
1942 266 232 34
1943 290 258 32
1944 394 361 33
1945 621 592 29
1946 799 769 30
1947 834 789 45
1948 835 805 30
1949 1,144 1,103 41
1950 1,428 1,391 37
1951 2,382 2,358 24
1952 3,300 3,269 31
1953 3,719 3,689 30
1954 4,309 4,286 23 #98 girl name
1955 4,978 4,952 26 #90 girl name
1956 6,233 6,201 32 #76 girl name
1957 6,568 6,544 24 #73 girl name
1958 6,754 6,729 25 #70 girl name
1959 7,567 7,534 33 #56 girl name
1960 10,174 10,144 30 #37 girl name
1961 10,464 10,429 35 #43 girl name
1962 10,710 10,679 31 #42 girl name
1963 9,307 9,270 37 #47 girl name
1964 7,868 7,838 30 #59 girl name
1965 6,561 6,534 27 #60 girl name
1966 5,687 5,664 23 #63 girl name
1967 4,941 4,925 16 #72 girl name
1968 4,364 4,341 23 #79 girl name
1969 4,644 4,628 16 #79 girl name
1970 4,409 4,391 18 #88 girl name
1971 3,768 3,752 16 #96 girl name
1972 3,242 3,228 14 #98 girl name
1973 2,913 2,894 19
1974 2,572 2,555 17
1975 2,295 2,284 11
1976 2,051 2,038 13
1977 1,774 1,767 7
1978 1,623 1,614 9
1979 1,587 1,581 6
1980 1,344 1,338 6
1981 1,235 1,224 11
1982 1,191 1,185 6
1983 959 953 6
1984 817 817 0
1985 780 780 0
1986 590 590 0
1987 519 519 0
1988 476 476 0
1989 448 448 0
1990 349 344 5
1991 314 314 0
1992 269 269 0
1993 200 200 0
1994 194 194 0
1995 166 166 0
1996 135 135 0
1997 146 146 0
1998 137 137 0
1999 117 117 0
2000 99 99 0
2001 98 98 0
2002 87 87 0
2003 89 89 0
2004 76 76 0
2005 97 97 0
2006 91 91 0
2007 69 69 0
2008 80 80 0
2009 56 56 0
2010 62 62 0
2011 49 49 0
2012 41 41 0
2013 68 68 0
2014 56 56 0
2015 69 69 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Laurie baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 167,928 babies born with the name Laurie in the United States. That's more than enough Lauries to occupy the country of Saint Lucia with an estimated population of 166,526 (as of May 10, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1882 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Laurie" was in 1962 with a total of 10,679 babies. (That's a lot of baby Lauries)

According to the 1961 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Laurie" ranks #49 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Arizona. Imagine that, 78 babies in Arizona have the same name as you in 1961. Across the entire United States a total of 10,464 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Laurie

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

Laurie Holden

Laurie Holden is an actress, producer, and activist with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1980 to present. Laurie was born in 1972 as Heather Laurie Holden in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Laurie Metcalf

Laurie Metcalf is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1974 to present. Laurie was born in 1955 as Laura Elizabeth Metcalf in Carbondale, Illinois, U.S.

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Laurie Anderson

Laurie Anderson is a musician and performance artist specializing in experimental, art rock, and pop music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1975 to present. Laurie was born in 1947 as Laura Phillips Anderson in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, U.S.

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Laurie Fortier

Laurie was born in 1973.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Laurie

Laurie Berkner
Laurie Dhue
Laurie Halse Anderson
Laurie Segall
Laurie Deyoung
Laurie R King
Laurie Forman
Laurie David
Laurie Walters

Alternative Meanings

L is for lively, your life is full of energy!

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

U is for unique, your love of life.

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

E is for enjoy, your life can be fun!

Your name in reverse order is "Eirual". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Uraiel". 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 Laurie born Feb 13, 1970

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Poland approximately on 1375. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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