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Laura

Wei Jie Tan
By Wei Jie Tan Data Analyst
Updated: Jul 10, 2024 | 👁️ 50 Views | 🔊 16 Pronunciations
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Gender: Female

Origin: Latin

Meaning: Crowned with Laurels

Pronunciation: loh-ruh, ˈlɔːrə, L AO R AH

Popularity Rank: #24

On this page:

  • 1. Laura Meaning
  • 2. Laura Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Laura
  • 4. Translations of Laura
  • 5. Laura Name Popularity
  • 6. Laura popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Laura
  • 8. Latest News about Laura
  • 9. Nicknames for Laura
  • 10. Laura Name Poster
  • 11. Names similar to Laura

Laura Meaning

The name Laura is of Latin origin and means 'laurel tree' or 'victory'. It is a traditional name that has been popular for centuries and is often associated with qualities of grace, beauty, and strength.

Laura also means "Crowned with Laurels, Laurel, The Laurel Tree, Sweet Bay Tree, Bay".

Laura is commonly found in Italy, Colombia, United States of America, and 99 more countries.

Laura Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: loh-ruh

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): ˈlɔːrə

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: L AO R AH

L: Pronounce as in "let" (L EH T)

AO: Pronounce as in "thought" (TH AO T)

R: Pronounce as in "red" (R EH D)

AH: Pronounce as in "but" (B AH T)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Translations of Laura

Laura Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Laura is recorded 712,259 times globally, ranking it as the 24th most common name worldwide.

Laura is most prevalent in Italy, with 191,483 occurrences, making it the 26th most popular name in the country.

In Italy, the name Laura is found among 1 in every 6 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Laura Popularity by Country

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CountryRankFrequency
Italy#261 : 6
Colombia#151 : 15
United States of America#321 : 24
Spain#131 : 9
France#371 : 24
United Kingdom#211 : 11
Mexico#321 : 20
Germany#781 : 30
Netherlands#621 : 37
Argentina#211 : 22
Uruguay#141 : 13
Chile#1341 : 67
Belgium#211 : 34
Ireland#161 : 13
Brazil#1641 : 112
Finland#211 : 17
Canada#361 : 50
Peru#1951 : 142
Costa Rica#201 : 29
Bolivia#991 : 76
Switzerland#281 : 51
Portugal#1151 : 45
Austria#1091 : 52
Kazakhstan#3021 : 109
South Africa#1,1901 : 1,296
Panama#1021 : 121
Poland#2241 : 51
Croatia#1091 : 27
Cameroon#2041 : 319
Lithuania#151 : 15
Denmark#971 : 71
Guatemala#2351 : 191
Nigeria#1,2051 : 1,138
Mauritius#1121 : 142
Malaysia#1,6331 : 2,436
Hungary#1101 : 63
Russia#9731 : 576
Singapore#6751 : 989
Iran#7001 : 360
Israel#1,4551 : 662
Czechia#2811 : 155
Morocco#2,4971 : 2,203
United Arab Emirates#1,6991 : 2,154
Hong Kong#7201 : 945
Luxembourg#411 : 82
Egypt#6,1351 : 5,623
China#2291 : 364
Lebanon#7041 : 545
Ecuador#1601 : 168
Saudi Arabia#7,3861 : 8,582
Sweden#4321 : 290
Palestine#1,7981 : 1,081
Angola#1231 : 843
Albania#3461 : 229
Slovenia#1601 : 116
Algeria#3,8511 : 5,078
Estonia#371 : 50
Tunisia#2,4081 : 2,402
Turkey#4,0741 : 4,453
Norway#4101 : 435
Oman#3,1771 : 3,799
Kuwait#2,5181 : 3,774
Puerto Rico#1261 : 170
Qatar#1,9311 : 2,913
Taiwan#4201 : 1,453
Greece#6211 : 698
Japan#4851 : 706
Philippines#1,1191 : 2,187
Syrian Arab Republic#5,2601 : 4,929
Malta#1851 : 217
Ghana#1,2471 : 2,267
Macao#6571 : 1,408
Jordan#3,5551 : 4,394
Namibia#7511 : 1,923
Cyprus#2311 : 375
Iraq#17,6871 : 23,663
Bahrain#3,0331 : 5,375
Jamaica#1,0651 : 1,829
Georgia#3461 : 398
Moldova#2711 : 248
Serbia#6621 : 751
India#16,3341 : 34,953
Bulgaria#2,3591 : 2,095
Brunei Darussalam#1,1521 : 3,765
Botswana#1,2741 : 3,858
Indonesia#7731 : 2,059

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Laura popularity in U.S.

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This chart displays the ranking of the name Laura from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Famous People with Name Laura

📰 Latest News about Laura

Stay updated with the most recent news about Laura. Read on to catch up with Laura's latest headlines

Last Updated: May 27, 2024 06:36 AM (GMT + 5.30)

  • Viagra gets better funding than women's health, says Laura Bates - The Independent
    Source: The Independent | Published on: May 26, 2024
  • Laura Kuenssberg: Rishi Sunak and Keir Starmer have more in common than you might think - BBC.com
    Source: BBC.com | Published on: May 26, 2024
  • Laura A. Lefever | Obituaries | lancasteronline.com - LNP | LancasterOnline
    Source: LNP | LancasterOnline | Published on: May 26, 2024
  • Tennessee softball: Laura Mealer home run answers coach's challenge - Knoxville News Sentinel
    Source: Knoxville News Sentinel | Published on: May 25, 2024
  • Thunderclap by Laura Cumming audiobook review – the golden age of Dutch art - The Guardian
    Source: The Guardian | Published on: May 24, 2024
  • Laura Clark: Drink Freely, a satire - 1819 News
    Source: 1819 News | Published on: May 24, 2024
  • Shoppers in Their 60s Say Laura Geller's Primer Is Liquid Gold - InStyle
    Source: InStyle | Published on: May 24, 2024
  • Laura Jane Grace releases live version of "Hole In My Head" - Punknews.org
    Source: Punknews.org | Published on: May 24, 2024
  • Laura Warren leaves News 12 after 13 years - Augusta - WRDW
    Source: WRDW | Published on: May 23, 2024
  • Obituary | Laura LaVee Olsen - Mitchell Funeral Home
    Source: Mitchell Funeral Home | Published on: May 23, 2024

Nicknames for Laura

Lala, Laurie, Lulu, Flower, Aurora, Spark, Angel, Luna, Lovey, Lalaconda

Laura Name Poster

Laura Name Poster

Names similar to Laura

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