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laurissa

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, 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

#12760UNITED 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)

1
Numerological Values:
1

The number 1 is associated with leadership and independence. People with this name-number demonstrate great inner strength and have much potential for financial success and other accomplishments in life. These individuals are believed to make good use of their inborn talents and leadership abilities to influence and lead people.

Chakra Number:
1: The number of the Root Chakra "Muladhara"

The first of the seven energy centers, Muladhara is also the most dense of them all. The main color of this chakra is red which is also the most dense color of all. Learn about the meaning of red chakra color and discover the less known second color found at the centre of muladhara.

Color meaning:

The color red is a warm and positive color associated with our most physical needs and our will to survive. It exudes a strong and powerful masculine energy. Red is energizing. It excites the emotions and motivates us to take action. It signifies a pioneering spirit and leadership qualities, promoting ambition and determination. It is also strong-willed and can give confidence to those who are shy or lacking in will power.

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