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Pronunciation

lɔrə

Origin

English, German, Spanish, Italian, Scandinavian, Dutch, Portuguese, Slavic, Finnish

Meaning

A true classic and loved all around the world, this is a beautiful name for your little girl. Inspired by the laurel wreaths placed on the victor’s head in ancient Rome, this name has been around for a long time. With links to the natural world, from the word laurus, which is the name of an aromatic plant, Laura is classy and beautiful in equal measures.

Rank in the year 2015

Laura was ranked #662 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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