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lauressa

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, laurissa, laurene

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

#8532UNITED 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)

6
Numerological Values:
6

Number 6 is associated with nurturing, sympathy, balance, civic sense and responsibility. People with name-number 6 place high priority on family. They are also willing to shoulder responsibilities and execute them in the best manner possible.

Chakra Number:
6: The number of the Third Eye "Ajna"

Indigo is the color of the sixth energy centre - your third eye chakra. It is the color that opens the consciousness and brings awareness to higher planes and connects us with the spiritual world. Discover the hidden meanings within this deep blue color.

Color meaning:

The color indigo is the color of intuition and perception and is helpful in opening the third eye. It promotes deep concentration during times of introspection and meditation, helping you achieve deeper levels of consciousness. It is a color which relates to the "New Age" - the ability to use the Higher Mind to see beyond the normal senses with great powers of perception. It relies on intuition rather than gut feeling.

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