Laurie - boys name

Laurie name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 89%

Laurie name meaning:

The name Laurie is a variant of the name Laura, which has Latin origins. The name Laura is derived from the Latin word "laurus," meaning "laurel." In ancient times, the laurel tree was associated with victory and honor, making the name symbolize triumph and accomplishment.

Laurie is typically used as a feminine given name for girls. It gained popularity in the English-speaking world during the 20th century. The name became more widely known due to its usage in literature, such as in Louisa May Alcott's novel "Little Women," where one of the main characters is named Laurie. The character Laurie embodies qualities such as loyalty, friendship, and a caring nature. Therefore, the name Laurie is often associated with qualities like compassion, kindness, and warmth.

Overall, the name Laurie carries a sense of strength and victory, while also evoking a sense of empathy and gentleness. It is a name that is both classic and timeless, making it popular among parents looking for a name that is meaningful and carries positive connotations.

Origin: Latin

Form of Laura. Laurel.

Related names

Laura , Alaura, Lally, Lareen , Laren, Laretta, Larette, Larinda, Lauren , Lauri, Laurie , Laurina, Laurlnda, Lora , Lorah, Loranna, Loreen, Loreene, Lorena , Lorene, Lorenia, Lorenna , Loreta, Loretta , Lorette, Lori , Lorinda, Lorita, Lorretta, Lorrina, Loura, Lowri

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Overall UK ranking: 543 out of 4789

71 recorded births last year

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  • Scotland (605)

Historical popularity of Laurie

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