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laurene

DIMINUTIVE OF:
laura
LANGUAGE FAMILY:
indo-european > italic > latin
ORIGIN:
latin 
NAME ROOT:
LAURUS
MEANING:
This name means “Laurel, from the place of laurel trees, laurel branch, laurel wreath”. The Laurel tree was sacred to the God Apollo and is a symbol of wisdom and glory. The name Laura and its variants are derived from the “bay laurel plant”, which in the Greco-Roman era was used as a symbol of victory, honor or fame. In British North America, it is very likely that the name Laura was extremely popular for female newborns until its rapid decline starting in the late 19th century. The name Laura was among the top 40 names for female newborns for much of the late 19th century in the United States until it dropped off the chart in 1899 at #43. Saint Laura of Cordoba (Spanish: “Santa Laura de Córdoba”) (died 864), was a Spanish Christian who lived in Muslim Spain during the 9th century. The Blessed Laura Vicuña (1891–1904) is a Chilean holy figure canonized as blessed by the Roman Catholic Church. She is the patron of abuse victims. Saints Florus and Laurus are venerated as Christian martyrs of the 2nd century. According to a Greek tale, they were twin brothers who worked as stonemasons.
KEYWORDS:
RELIGION (SAINTS)

Usage

  • englishenglish

Related names

VARIANTS
english
laura, laurel, lorene, laurinda, lorinda, laurelle, lorelle
PET & SHORT FORM
english
laureen, lauressa, laurissa

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
albanian
laureta, lauretë
catalan
laura, llora
croatian
laura
czech
laura
danish
laura
dutch
laura
estonian
laura
faroese
laura
finnish
laura
french
laura, laure, laura-lee, lauralee, lauraleen, lauralie, laura-line, lauraline, lauraly, lauralyne, loralie, loraline
galician
laura
german
laura
greenlandic
laura
hungarian - magyar
laura
irish
laura
italian
laura
latin
Laurea
latvian
laura
lithuanian
laura
norwegian
laura
polish
laura
portuguese
laura
romanian
laura
slovene
laura, lavra
spanish
laura
swedish
laura
welsh
laura, lowri

Geographical spread (only living languages)

Popularity & Ranking

#18792UNITED STATES RANKING

Social Security AdministrationThe U.S.A. popularity ranking comes from US Government Social Security Administration.

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New Age curiosities (only for entertainment purposes)

4
Numerological Values:
4

Order, practicality, sincerity and hard work are some of the character traits associated with this number. A number 4 person is disciplined, serious, honest and will work steadily to achieving his goal. Such a person can bring order to an otherwise chaotic situation.

Chakra Number:
4: The number of the Heart Chakra "Anahata"

Green is the main heart chakra color. It is the color of healing, balance, tranquility, and serenity. Green brings wholeness to our lives and it is the color most frequently found in nature. Learn more about this color and discover its meaning.

Color meaning:

The color green is the color of balance and harmony. From a color psychology perspective, it is the great balancer of the heart and the emotions, creating equilibrium between the head and the heart. From a meaning of colors perspective, green is also the color of growth, the color of spring, of renewal and rebirth. It renews and restores depleted energy. It is the sanctuary away from the stresses of modern living, restoring us back to a sense of well being. This is why there is so much of this relaxing color on the earth, and why we need to keep it that way.

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