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Laura Name Popularity

How popular is the name Laura? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 53 1,819 0.5166%
1911 57 1,768 0.4748%
1912 57 2,403 0.4765%
1913 62 2,451 0.4323%
1914 59 3,055 0.4384%
1915 61 3,720 0.4094%
1916 64 3,738 0.387%
1917 65 3,797 0.3795%
1918 63 4,061 0.3784%
1919 71 3,658 0.3493%
1920 63 4,169 0.375%
1921 71 3,992 0.3486%
1922 68 3,900 0.3501%
1923 73 3,706 0.3309%
1924 72 3,822 0.3291%
1925 75 3,583 0.317%
1926 81 3,373 0.3067%
1927 81 3,335 0.3013%
1928 83 3,134 0.2929%
1929 89 2,932 0.2831%
1930 89 2,903 0.2779%
1931 89 2,664 0.2699%
1932 88 2,745 0.2778%
1933 91 2,520 0.2705%
1934 96 2,433 0.2517%
1935 99 2,354 0.2422%
1936 106 2,248 0.2334%
1937 105 2,349 0.2384%
1938 108 2,432 0.2376%
1939 108 2,364 0.2324%
1940 107 2,339 0.2201%
1941 115 2,261 0.2009%
1942 115 2,399 0.19%
1943 117 2,381 0.1824%
1944 118 2,237 0.1805%
1945 76 3,586 0.294%
1946 75 4,468 0.3028%
1947 74 5,052 0.3027%
1948 73 4,901 0.307%
1949 65 5,385 0.3348%
1950 63 5,724 0.3555%
1951 60 6,467 0.3814%
1952 53 7,187 0.4117%
1953 51 7,631 0.4312%
1954 45 8,715 0.4767%
1955 41 9,008 0.4897%
1956 34 10,568 0.5595%
1957 31 12,175 0.6327%
1958 29 13,507 0.7147%
1959 30 14,530 0.7648%
1960 24 17,061 0.9004%
1961 21 17,897 0.948%
1962 21 17,493 0.9528%
1963 16 18,507 1.031%
1964 14 18,972 1.0778%
1965 17 16,215 0.9916%
1966 19 15,550 0.996%
1967 15 15,817 1.0423%
1968 11 18,744 1.2483%
1969 10 17,920 1.1632%
1970 13 16,494 1.0364%
1971 16 13,874 0.9233%
1972 17 11,771 0.8642%
1973 19 10,341 0.7977%
1974 21 9,718 0.7477%
1975 20 10,312 0.8025%
1976 20 11,253 0.8731%
1977 20 11,320 0.8398%
1978 19 11,243 0.8363%
1979 20 11,886 0.843%
1980 21 12,917 0.8834%
1981 21 13,292 0.9042%
1982 22 13,307 0.8905%
1983 23 13,196 0.8942%
1984 19 14,813 0.9958%
1985 14 16,000 1.0541%
1986 20 14,175 0.9391%
1987 23 13,029 0.8538%
1988 23 12,117 0.7775%
1989 25 11,742 0.7276%
1990 29 10,910 0.6582%
1991 35 9,644 0.5917%
1992 38 8,307 0.5204%
1993 43 7,253 0.4652%
1994 46 6,858 0.4469%
1995 56 6,007 0.3986%
1996 66 5,226 0.349%
1997 66 4,848 0.3278%
1998 74 4,290 0.2866%
1999 81 3,872 0.2586%
2000 85 3,730 0.2442%
2001 86 3,552 0.2357%
2002 106 3,135 0.2092%
2003 124 2,736 0.1798%
2004 129 2,544 0.1669%
2005 146 2,335 0.1527%
2006 172 2,048 0.1308%
2007 184 1,816 0.1151%
2008 214 1,571 0.1016%
2009 233 1,383 0.0925%
2010 272 1,185 0.0822%
2011 266 1,155 0.0811%
2012 274 1,115 0.0782%
2013 315 994 0.0698%
2014 310 1,015 0.0697%
2015 315 982 0.0675%
2016 335 931 0.0646%
2017 333 903 0.0647%
2018 331 903 0.0657%
2019 326 917 0.0677%

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Names Like Laura

If you like Laura, you’ll love these other names like Laura.


What names are variants of Laura?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Laura.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Laralyn

The bay, or laurel plant

Latin

Laranca

The bay, or laurel plant

Latin

Larea

The bay, or laurel plant

Latin

Lari

Cheerful, lighthearted; the bay, or laurel plant

Latin

Lauraine

The bay, or laurel plant

Latin

Lauralee

The bay, or laurel plant

Latin

Laurana

The bay, or laurel plant

Latin

Laure

The bay, or laurel plant

Latin

Laureen

The bay, or laurel plant

Latin

Laurel

The bay, or laurel plant

Latin

Laurella

The bay, or laurel plant

Latin

Lauren

Laurel

English

Laurena

The bay, or laurel plant

Latin

Laurence

French

Laurene

The bay, or laurel plant

Latin

Laurentia

The bay, or laurel plant

Latin

Laurentine

The bay, or laurel plant

Latin

Laurestine

The bay, or laurel plant

Latin

Lauretha

The bay, or laurel plant

Latin

Lauretta

The bay, or laurel plant

Latin

Laurette

The bay, or laurel plant

Latin

Lauri

The bay, or laurel plant

Latin

Lauriane

The bay, or laurel plant

Latin

Laurianne

The bay, or laurel plant

Latin

Laurice

The bay, or laurel plant

Latin

Lauricia

The bay, or laurel plant

Latin

Laurie

The bay, or laurel plant

Latin

Laurina

The bay, or laurel plant

Latin

Laurinda

The bay, or laurel plant

Latin

Laurine

The bay, or laurel plant

Latin

Laurita

The bay, or laurel plant

Latin

Laurnea

The bay, or laurel plant

Latin

Lavra

The bay, or laurel plant

Latin

Lawra

The bay, or laurel plant

Latin

Lollie

The bay, or laurel plant

Latin

Lolly

The bay, or laurel plant

Latin

Lora

A variant short form of Leonora and Laura.

Latin

Loree

The bay, or laurel plant

Latin

Loreen

The bay, or laurel plant

Latin

Loren

Latin

Lorena

“The learned one,” from the Anglo- Saxon lor, knowledge.

Lorene

The bay, or laurel plant

Latin

Lorenza

From Laurentum

Latin

Loretta

“The knowing one,” from the Middle English lore, traditional learning.

Italian

Lorette

The bay, or laurel plant

Latin

Lorey

The bay, or laurel plant

Latin

Lori

“The lazy one,” in allusion to the loris, a slow-moving nocturnal lemur, from the Flemish lorrias.

Modern

Lorie

The bay, or laurel plant

Latin

Lorinda

The bay, or laurel plant

Latin

Lorine

The bay, or laurel plant; from Lorraine

Latin

Lorita

The bay, or laurel plant

Latin

Lorna

"The lovelorn,” from the Anglo-Saxon losen, to lose.

Scottish

Lorretta

The bay, or laurel plant

Latin

Lorrette

The bay, or laurel plant

Latin

Lorri

The bay, or laurel plant

Latin

Lorrie

The bay, or laurel plant

Latin

Lorry

The bay, or laurel plant

Latin

Lory

The bay, or laurel plant

Latin


What names sound like Laura?

If you like how Laura sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Laura.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Lara

Protection

Latin

Larra

Protection

Latin

Lura

German


What names are similar to Laura?

Find a name that’s like Laura, but just a little bit different.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Lorelle

A variant of Lorella.

Latin

Lorraine

From Lorraine

French


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