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The name Laura is of Latin origin, and means laurel.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Laura has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Laura
Use of the Name Laura for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
776,178 569,087 217,070 39,745 15,587 5,217 2,496
The table below indicates the number of times the name Laura has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Laura
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1880171,012  
188119962  
1882171,151  
1883191,183  
1884211,246  
1885211,325  
1886221,372  
1887221,3648796
1888251,62562811
1889251,567  
1890271,6347079
1891301,5099116
1892291,744  
1893311,6838777
1894321,730  
1895361,642  
1896371,665  
1897391,5858967
1898381,76959214
1899431,472  
1900451,825  
1901441,402  
1902431,560  
1903431,503  
1904471,508  
1905491,5669698
1906521,466  
1907511,618  
1908521,555  
1909551,523  
1910531,830  
1911571,783  
1912572,402  
1913622,451  
1914593,053  
1915613,719  
1916643,742  
1917653,809  
1918644,066  
1919713,658  
1920634,171  
1921713,985  
1922683,912  
1923743,705  
1924723,833  
1925753,595  
1926813,367  
1927823,327  
1928823,146  
1929902,937  
1930892,909  
1931892,663  
1932892,747  
1933912,534  
1934962,439  
19351002,361  
19361072,254  
19371052,357  
19381082,439  
19391072,372  
19401072,355  
19411152,275  
19421152,410  
19431162,391  
19441192,246  
1945773,580  
1946744,479  
1947745,048  
1948734,885  
1949655,378  
1950635,723  
1951606,457  
1952537,191  
1953517,625  
1954458,716  
1955419,003  
19563410,559  
19573112,181  
19582913,503  
19593014,527  
19602417,059  
19612117,885  
19622117,485  
19631618,50192766
19641418,956  
19651716,222  
19662015,536  
19671515,812  
19681118,73798756
19691017,925  
19701316,481  
19711613,860  
19721711,771  
19731910,338  
1974219,704  
19752010,309  
19762011,249  
19772011,309  
19781911,224  
19792011,881  
19802112,902  
19812113,281  
19822213,296  
19832313,178  
19841914,795  
19851415,972  
19862014,159  
19872213,017  
19882312,083  
19892511,735  
19902910,898  
1991359,627  
1992388,293  
1993437,246  
1994466,843  
1995565,992  
1996665,200  
1997664,840  
1998754,266  
1999813,860  
2000853,718  
2001863,534  
20021063,118  
20031252,721  
20041292,496  
Totals:  776,178 190

During the last 125 years, parents have used Laura as a girl's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a boy's name. 

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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