Name
LAURA

Name LAURA

Between 1880 and 2019 there were 1,516,569 births of Laura in the countries below, which represents an average of 10,911 births of children bearing the first name Laura per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 20,742 births.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom Laura   
In Italiano Nome Laura   
Available variant : Laura-
Variations : Lauretta , Laurie , Laurina , Laurissa , Laurita , Lawra , Lora , Lori , Lorinda

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Information about the first name Laura

We celebrate Laura on August 10th
The first name Laura is listed in our categories :The first name Laura has been assigned to:
0.10% to boys
99.90% to girls
The country where the first name Laura is the most common is:
US United State of America
This first name is on trend: Female
This first name has 5 letters including 3 vowels and 2 consonants

Anagrams of the first name Laura

An anagram is a word that contains the same letters of another word. Here is the list of first names which are an anagram of Laura : Aarul, Alura, Aurla, Luara, Uarla

Laura in Japanese *

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Katakanaローラ
Hiraganaろーら
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Origin and meaning of name Laura

US English
Etymology src :
  • From Late Latin saint's name Laura, from the feminine form of laurus (“laurel tree”). A post-classical name made famous by Petrarch's sonnets to Laura in the fourteenth century.
Etymology src :
  • From the Late Latin laura, from Ancient Greek λαύρα (laúra, “lane, path”).
Alternative forms src :
  • Lora (rare)
Alternative forms src :
  • lavra
Anagrams src :
  • aural
Pronunciation src :
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈlɔɹə/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈlɔːɹə/
  • Rhymes: -ɔːɹə
Pronunciation src :
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈlɔɹə/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈlɔːɹə/
  • Rhymes: -ɔːrə
Proper noun (Related terms) src :
  • Laurel, Lauren, Laurie, Loretta, Lori, Lorraine, Lauretta
Proper noun (Usage notes) src :
  • Also used as a feminine equivalent of Laurence.
FR French
Etymology src :
  • From Late Latin Laura. A Latinate variant of Laure.
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /lɔ.ʁa/
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /lo.ʁa/
Verb src :
  • laura
  • third-person singular past historic of laurer
General
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): [ˈlaʊ̯ʀa]
  • Hyphenation: Lau‧ra
Proper noun src :
  • Laura f (genitive Laury, nominative plural Laury) declension pattern žena
  • A female given name.
ES Spanish
Proper noun src :
  • Laura f
  • A female given name from Latin.
Slovak
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈɫau̯ra/
Proper noun (Derived terms) src :
  • Lara
  • Lola, Lolka
  • Lolina, Lolinka
  • Lalina, Lalinka
  • Lóra
  • Laurika
  • Lorka
PT Portuguese
Etymology src :
  • Borrowed from Latin Laura.
Pronunciation src :
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈlaw.ɾɐ/
Proper noun src :
  • Laura f
  • A female given name from Latin, equivalent to English Laura
SE Swedish
Etymology src :
  • From Latin Laura. First recorded in Sweden in 1737.
Proper noun src :
  • Laura c (genitive Lauras)
  • A female given name.
Latin
Etymology src :
  • From the Ancient Greek λαύρα (laúra).
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • laura f (genitive laurae); first declension
  • Egyptian rue (Ruta angustifolia)
  • (Can we find and add a quotation of Apuleius to this entry?)
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • laura f (genitive laurae); first declension
  • (Late Latin) monastery, convent, laura
Pronunciation src :
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈlau̯.ra/, [ˈɫ̪au̯.ra]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈlau̯.ra/
NL Dutch
Etymology src :
  • Borrowed from Late Latin Laura.
FI Finnish
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈlɑu̯rɑ/, [ˈlɑu̯rɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑurɑ
  • Syllabification: Lau‧ra
DK Danish
Proper noun src :
  • Laura
  • A female given name.
CZ Czech
Etymology src :
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): [ˈlau̯ra]
 

Popularity of the name Laura

Number of LAURA births per year

Total births of Laura by country

Births with the first name Laura
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2019
728
795,946
BRBrazil
1930 - 2010
690
209,853
FRFrance
1900 - 2019
22
147,867
ESSpain
2002 - 2019
0
57,569
PLPoland
2000 - 2019
0
44,828
ONOntario
1913 - 2018
0
33,344
ITItaly
1999 - 2018
116
29,261
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2019
0
22,264
CHSwitzerland
1912 - 2019
0
21,227
IEIreland
1964 - 2019
0
18,776
ATAustria
1984 - 2018
0
17,177
DKDenmark
1985 - 2019
1
16,000
BEBelgium
1995 - 2019
0
15,145
AUAustralia
1944 - 2019
6
14,459
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
0
14,353
HUHungary
2003 - 2019
0
11,273
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
0
7,786
BCBritish Columbia
1919 - 2019
0
7,423
NZNew Zealand
1900 - 2019
0
6,364
PTPortugal
2014 - 2019
0
4,209
QCQuebec
1980 - 2019
7
3,984
ABAlberta
1980 - 2019
0
2,907
DEGermany
2000 - 2018
1
2,835
EEEstonia
1931 - 2019
0
2,406
FIFinland
2003 - 2019
0
1,967
NONorway
1945 - 2019
0
1,864
SESweden
1998 - 2019
0
1,658
NSNew Scotland
1920 - 2019
0
1,449
NLNetherlands
2015 - 2019
0
804

Total births of Laura by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Laura
Country
Boys
Girls
BRBrazil
2010
36
9,392
PLPoland
2019
0
3,938
ESSpain
2019
0
937
USUnited State of America
2019
0
917
CZCzechoslovakia
2016
0
838
ATAustria
2018
0
661
PTPortugal
2019
0
612
HUHungary
2019
0
557
ITItaly
2018
0
550
FRFrance
2019
0
449
DKDenmark
2019
1
312
GBUnited Kingdom
2019
0
283
CHSwitzerland
2019
0
237
DEGermany
2018
0
219
BEBelgium
2019
0
158
NLNetherlands
2019
0
145
QCQuebec
2019
0
113
SESweden
2019
0
101
IEIreland
2019
0
68
ONOntario
2018
0
50
NONorway
2019
0
45
EEEstonia
2019
0
40
NZNew Zealand
2019
0
30
BCBritish Columbia
2019
0
20
ABAlberta
2019
0
19
ARArgentina
2015
0
14

Comments on the name Laura

Personalities with the first name Laura

There are 357 personalities with the first name Laura


Reese Witherspoon
(Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon) src

United states of america
Actor Businessperson Voice actor Film producer Model Television actor Film actor


Winona Ryder
(Winona Laura Horowitz) src

United states of america
Actor Character actor Voice actor Film producer Television actor Film actor Producer


Laura Bush
(Laura Lane Welch) src

United states of america
Writer Teacher Politician Librarian Children's writer Autobiographer Hiv activist


Laura Pausini
(Laura Alice Rossella Pausini) src

Italy
Composer Singer Record producer Singer-songwriter


Laura Chinchilla
src

Costa rica
Lawyer Politician


Laura Prepon
src

United states of america
Actor Voice actor Model Television actor Film actor


Laura Dern
src

United states of america
Actor Voice actor Film director Film producer Television actor Film actor


Amanda Bynes
(Amanda Laura Bynes) src

United states of america
Actor


Laura Linney
src

United states of america
Actor Character actor Stage actor Television actor Film actor


Laura Bassi
src

Papal states
Professor of philosophy Physicist Mathematician University teacher Philosopher Anatomist



There are more than 10 personalities with the first name Laura
Full list of personalities with the first name Laura

Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Laura

There are 6706 actors and actresses with the first name Laura
Laura Ann Kesling
Laura Van Bussel
Laura Omloop
Laura Antonia Roge
Laura Jackson
Laura Tesoro
Laura Marano
Laura Borlein
Laura Detter
Laura Cecília Eröss
Laura Gabriel
Laura Ballyn
Laura Adriani
Laura Bruckbauer
Laura Esquivel
Laura Mannion
Laura Anders
Laura Berschuck
Laura Döbrösi
Laura Neiva
Laura Bellini
Laura Østergaard Buhl
Laura Kästel
Laura Serafini
Laura Barbiea
Laura Eschmann
Laura Greenwood
Laura Dickenberger
Laura Stahnke
Laura Vietzen

There are more than 30 actors and actresses with the first name Laura
The full list of actors and actresses with the first name Laura

Rankings of first name LAURA by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
#1839BR Brazil2010
#1890DK Denmark2019
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
#3AT Austria2018
#14PL Poland2019
#14DK Denmark2019
#14HU Hungary2019
#16CZ Czechoslovakia2016
#16PT Portugal2019
#16CH Switzerland2019
#22BR Brazil2010
#22EE Estonia2019
#30DE Germany2018
#39ES Spain2019
#47BE Belgium2019
#55QC Quebec2019
#65IT Italy2018
#85IE Ireland2019
#100NL Netherlands2019
#113NO Norway2019
#114SE Sweden2019
#137NZ New Zealand2019
#140FR France2019
#176GB United Kingdom2019
#177BC British Columbia2019
#222ON Ontario2018
#222AB Alberta2019
#336US United State of America2019
#486AR Argentina2015






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