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

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Girl Name: Laurie

Name: Laurie
Pronunciation: \la(u)-rie\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Laurie's also a boy name)
Meaning: the bay, or laurel plant
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Lauri, Laure
Similar Names: Laurine, Laurice, Lauriel, Laurin, Maurie
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 192
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 11355


Laurie \la(u)-rie\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Laurie), is a variant of Laura (Latin), and the meaning of Laurie is "the bay, or laurel plant". See also Lori.

The baby name Laurie sounds like Lauri and Laure. Other similar baby names are Laurine, Laurice, Lauriel, Laurin and Maurie.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Laurie.


Laurie is a very popular first name for women (#192 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#11355 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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