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Smart Baby Names: Dictionary of Baby Names, Meanings and Origins.

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Boy Name: Lauren

Name: Lauren
Pronunciation: \la(u)-ren\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Lauren's also a girl name)
Meaning: from Laurentum
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Larren, Laren
Similar Names: Laurenz, Laurent, Laurens
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 1202
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 33424


Lauren \la(u)-ren\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Lauren), is a variant of Lawrence (Latin), and the meaning of Lauren is "from Laurentum". See also Laurean and Loren.

The baby name Lauren sounds like Larren and Laren. Other similar baby names are Laurenz, Laurent and Laurens.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Lauren.


Lauren is a somewhat popular first name for men (#1202 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for both men and women (#33424 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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