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Lauren

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1884 5 0 5
1890 5 0 5
1895 6 0 6
1896 5 0 5
1900 9 0 9
1904 5 0 5
1905 6 0 6
1906 7 0 7
1907 6 0 6
1909 7 0 7
1910 12 0 12
1911 12 0 12
1912 19 0 19
1913 28 0 28
1914 42 0 42
1915 44 0 44
1916 43 0 43
1917 47 0 47
1918 69 0 69
1919 67 0 67
1920 67 0 67
1921 73 0 73
1922 63 0 63
1923 51 0 51
1924 73 6 67
1925 67 0 67
1926 55 0 55
1927 67 0 67
1928 64 0 64
1929 75 0 75
1930 56 0 56
1931 76 0 76
1932 56 0 56
1933 57 5 52
1934 69 0 69
1935 66 6 60
1936 58 0 58
1937 87 0 87
1938 80 0 80
1939 82 5 77
1940 73 9 64
1941 86 9 77
1942 78 17 61
1943 101 15 86
1944 111 46 65
1945 442 380 62
1946 495 415 80
1947 511 420 91
1948 494 422 72
1949 522 446 76
1950 500 426 74
1951 504 418 86
1952 606 517 89
1953 653 588 65
1954 808 735 73
1955 924 856 68
1956 998 935 63
1957 1,366 1,305 61
1958 1,422 1,347 75
1959 1,411 1,352 59
1960 1,393 1,334 59
1961 1,311 1,260 51
1962 1,175 1,122 53
1963 1,320 1,259 61
1964 1,421 1,377 44
1965 1,358 1,304 54
1966 1,226 1,188 38
1967 1,220 1,185 35
1968 1,183 1,142 41
1969 1,361 1,308 53
1970 1,355 1,313 42
1971 1,166 1,121 45
1972 1,038 1,008 30
1973 1,127 1,096 31
1974 1,424 1,394 30
1975 1,882 1,850 32
1976 2,259 2,222 37
1977 2,583 2,550 33
1978 3,720 3,671 49 #80 girl name
1979 5,676 5,625 51 #45 girl name
1980 7,532 7,475 57 #38 girl name
1981 8,885 8,808 77 #35 girl name
1982 11,665 11,590 75 #26 girl name
1983 13,044 12,944 100 #24 girl name
1984 14,569 14,474 95 #21 girl name
1985 15,879 15,765 114 #15 girl name
1986 16,756 16,675 81 #14 girl name
1987 16,816 16,708 108 #16 girl name
1988 19,734 19,635 99 #11 girl name
1989 21,197 21,063 134 #9 girl name
1990 20,593 20,499 94 #10 girl name
1991 18,472 18,408 64 #13 girl name
1992 17,257 17,213 44 #12 girl name
1993 16,220 16,187 33 #12 girl name
1994 15,193 15,153 40 #14 girl name
1995 13,486 13,444 42 #15 girl name
1996 12,632 12,596 36 #16 girl name
1997 13,282 13,245 37 #14 girl name
1998 12,933 12,907 26 #14 girl name
1999 13,949 13,912 37 #12 girl name
2000 14,202 14,173 29 #11 girl name
2001 12,808 12,779 29 #15 girl name
2002 12,357 12,323 34 #13 girl name
2003 11,071 11,048 23 #15 girl name
2004 10,028 9,981 47 #16 girl name
2005 9,275 9,244 31 #21 girl name
2006 8,510 8,493 17 #24 girl name
2007 7,453 7,435 18 #28 girl name
2008 6,460 6,448 12 #30 girl name
2009 5,205 5,198 7 #46 girl name
2010 4,474 4,465 9 #58 girl name
2011 4,106 4,097 9 #62 girl name
2012 3,669 3,655 14 #72 girl name
2013 3,352 3,341 11 #92 girl name
2014 3,093 3,086 7 #94 girl name
2015 2,684 2,677 7

Fun Facts about the name Lauren

  • How many people with the first name Lauren have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 467,930 babies born with the first name Lauren in the United States. That's more than enough people named Lauren to occupy the territory of Guadeloupe (France) with an estimated population of 465,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Lauren? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1884 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Lauren first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Lauren is Sunday, December 27th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Lauren born? The highest recorded use of the first name Lauren was in 1989 with a total of 21,063 babies. That's a lot of babies named Lauren!
  • Random Lauren Factoid: According to the 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Lauren ranks 93rd in popularity as a baby girl's name in Colorado. Imagine that, 54 babies in Colorado have the same name as you in 2010.
  • Weird things about the name Lauren: Your name in reverse order is Nerual. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nlruea. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Lauren? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 788 people with the last name Lauren.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Lauren? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Lauren as their last name since less than 1 person in 370k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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Popularity of Lauren as a first name

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Popularity of Lauren as a last name

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Common last names for Lauren

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  • Brown
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  • Myers
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Common first names for Lauren

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Lauren U.S.
  White 86.68% 64.26%
  African American 5.08% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.28% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.63% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.14% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.19% 16.26%

Of Last Name Lauren

People with the last name Lauren are most frequently White

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

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Origin and Meaning of Lauren

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

Latin "laurel tree" or "from Laurentium"

  1. A female given name; a variant of Laura or a modern feminine form of Lawrence. Popular in the 1990s and the 2000s.
  2. A male given name, a rare spelling variant of Loren.
  3. A rare surname​.

Notable Persons With the Name Lauren

Lauren Graham

Lauren Graham is an actress, producer, novelist, actor, and film producer. Her ongoing career started in 1995. Lauren was given the name Lauren Helen Graham on March 16th, 1967 in Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.

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Lauren Cohan

Lauren Cohan is an actress and model. She was most active from 2005 to present. Lauren was born on January 7th, 1982 in United States.

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Lauren Bacall

Lauren Bacall was an actress and model. She was most active from 1942 to 2014. Lauren was given the name Betty Joan Perske on September 16th, 1924 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, U.S. She left this life on August 12th, 2014.

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Keke Palmer

Keke Palmer is an actress, singer, songwriter, presenter, and television personality. She has been prominent since 2002. Keke was given the name Lauren Keyana Palmer on August 26th, 1993 in Harvey, Illinois, U.S.

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Lauren German

Lauren German is an actress. She has been prominent since 2000. Lauren was given the name Lauren Christine German on November 29th, 1978 in Huntington Beach, California, U.S.

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Lauren Conrad

Lauren Conrad is a fashion designer, author, and television personality. She was most active from 2004 to present. Lauren was given the name Lauren Katherine Conrad on February 1st, 1986 in Laguna Beach, California, U.S.

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  • Lauren Holly
    (actress)
  • Lauren Miller
    (actress)
  • Lauren Mayberry
    (musician)
  • Lauren London
    (actress)
  • Lauren Lee Smith
    (actress)
  • Lauren Daigle
    (musician)
  • Lauren Lapkus
    (actress)
  • Lauren Tom
    (actress)
  • Lauren Alaina
    (musician)
  • Lauren Hutton
    (model/actress)
  • Lauren Gottlieb
    (famed individual)
  • Lauren Ambrose
    (actress)
  • Lauren Jackson
    (basketball player)
  • Lauren Vélez
    (actress)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Lauren

Ralph Lauren

Ralph Lauren is a notable person. Ralph was given the name Ralph Lifshitz on October 14th, 1939 in The Bronx, New York, United States.

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Lauren Bush Lauren

Lauren Bush Lauren is a model (people), designer, and model. Lauren was given the name Lauren Pierce Bush by her parent Neil Bush on June 25th, 1984.

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Greg Lauren

Greg Lauren is an actor, painter, and painting. His career lasted from 1994 to 2010. Greg was given the name Greg Lauren Dana Smith on January 6th, 1970 in New York City, New York, U.S.

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David Lauren

David Lauren is a noteworthy individual. He holds the title Senior Vice President of Advertising, Marketing, and Corporate Communications. David was born as the child of Ralph Lauren on October 11th, 1971 in New York City.

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Dylan Lauren

Dylan Lauren is a leading somebody. She holds the title Owner and President of Dylan's Candy Bar. Dylan was born as the child of Ralph Lauren on May 9th, 1974 in New York City.

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Lauren

Lauren is a soccer player for the CD Utrera, Sevilla Atlético, Levante UD, RCD Mallorca, Arsenal F.C., Portsmouth F.C., Córdoba CF, and Cameroon national football team. Lauren was born on January 19th, 1977 in Kribi, Cameroon.

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What does the name Lauren mean?

Lis for love, your love of life!

Ais for authentic, be real

Uis for understanding, you show for others.

Ris for relax, you know how!

Eis for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

Nis for noteworthy, just like your achievements

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