Lura

First Name
9k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
347
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Lura

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  • A submission from Indiana, United States says the name Lura means "Alluring (Variation of Lorelei)" and is of English origin.
  • According to a user from Florida, United States, the name Lura is of English origin and means "Mountain".
Other origins: German

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Notable Persons Named Lura

Lura is a musician. She plays Vocals. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1992 to 1992. Lura was given the name Maria de Lurdes Pina Assunção on July 31st, 1975.

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Lura was born on July 5th, 1934 in Aroma Park, Illinois. She breathed her last breath on June 27th, 2011.

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Lura was born on December 9th, 1921. Lura is also known as Self and Lura. She breathed her last breath on August 28th, 2012.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Lura

Lura is a musician. She plays Vocals. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1992 to 1992. Lura was given the name Maria de Lurdes Pina Assunção on July 31st, 1975.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 53 53 0
1881 46 46 0
1882 47 47 0
1883 65 65 0
1884 73 73 0
1885 88 88 0
1886 77 77 0
1887 87 87 0
1888 91 91 0
1889 100 100 0
1890 110 110 0
1891 102 102 0
1892 83 83 0
1893 103 103 0
1894 109 109 0
1895 93 93 0
1896 94 94 0
1897 82 82 0
1898 90 90 0
1899 82 82 0
1900 87 87 0
1901 82 82 0
1902 107 107 0
1903 87 87 0
1904 93 93 0
1905 98 98 0
1906 82 82 0
1907 87 87 0
1908 97 97 0
1909 100 100 0
1910 95 95 0
1911 100 100 0
1912 118 118 0
1913 97 97 0
1914 156 156 0
1915 178 178 0
1916 184 184 0
1917 230 230 0
1918 200 200 0
1919 200 195 5
1920 188 188 0
1921 184 184 0
1922 193 193 0
1923 177 177 0
1924 175 175 0
1925 169 169 0
1926 141 141 0
1927 162 162 0
1928 123 123 0
1929 117 117 0
1930 125 125 0
1931 124 124 0
1932 116 116 0
1933 82 82 0
1934 98 98 0
1935 104 104 0
1936 74 74 0
1937 81 81 0
1938 85 85 0
1939 73 73 0
1940 84 84 0
1941 64 64 0
1942 75 75 0
1943 70 70 0
1944 57 57 0
1945 80 80 0
1946 98 98 0
1947 103 103 0
1948 76 76 0
1949 82 82 0
1950 77 77 0
1951 71 71 0
1952 66 66 0
1953 62 62 0
1954 52 52 0
1955 71 71 0
1956 68 68 0
1957 48 48 0
1958 58 58 0
1959 54 54 0
1960 54 54 0
1961 51 51 0
1962 59 59 0
1963 47 47 0
1964 61 61 0
1965 41 41 0
1966 30 30 0
1967 42 42 0
1968 38 38 0
1969 46 46 0
1970 40 40 0
1971 26 26 0
1972 24 24 0
1973 41 41 0
1974 22 22 0
1975 21 21 0
1976 22 22 0
1977 32 32 0
1978 33 33 0
1979 22 22 0
1980 24 24 0
1981 32 32 0
1982 30 30 0
1983 25 25 0
1984 28 28 0
1985 22 22 0
1986 31 31 0
1987 30 30 0
1988 17 17 0
1989 13 13 0
1990 21 21 0
1991 20 20 0
1992 22 22 0
1993 23 23 0
1994 13 13 0
1995 15 15 0
1996 15 15 0
1997 8 8 0
1998 12 12 0
1999 5 5 0
2000 18 18 0
2001 8 8 0
2002 12 12 0
2003 12 12 0
2004 7 7 0
2005 9 9 0
2007 5 5 0
2008 17 17 0
2009 10 10 0
2010 9 9 0
2012 9 9 0
2013 10 10 0
2014 12 12 0
2015 8 8 0
2016 8 8 0
2017 14 14 0

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Popularity of Lura as a first name

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Popularity of Lura as a last name

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Common last names for Lura

  • Smith
  • Brown
  • Williams
  • Johnson
  • Jones
  • Davis
  • Wilson
  • Miller
  • White
  • Martin
  • Moore
  • Anderson
  • Harris
  • Clark
  • Thompson
  • Jackson

Common first names for Lura

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Lura U.S.
  White 81.84% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 4.32% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.02% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 11.53% 16.26%

Of Last Name Lura

People with the last name Lura are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Lura

  • How Popular is the name Lura? Lura is the 2,584th most popular name of all time. As a last name Lura was the 58,481st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Lura have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 9,486 babies born with the first name Lura in the United States. That's more than enough people named Lura to occupy the country of Saint Barth with an estimated population of 8,902 (as of January 1, 2009).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Lura? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 53 new born babies.
  • When was Lura first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Lura is Saturday, August 15th, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Lura born? The highest recorded use of the first name Lura was in 1917 with a total of 230 babies.
  • Random Lura Factoid: According to the 1924 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Lura is not a popular baby girl's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 1924.
  • Weird things about the name Lura: Your name in reverse order is Arul. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aurl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Lura? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 347 people with the last name Lura.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Lura? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Lura as their last name since less than 1 person in 833k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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