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The name Laurel is of English origin, and means laurel.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Laurel 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 Laurel
Use of the Name Laurel for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
39,236 26,802 11,249 4,184 1,989 756 353
The table below indicates the number of times the name Laurel has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Laurel first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1883, which is the first year shown on the table.  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 Laurel
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188357112  
18849776  
1885    
18869477  
1887  10005
1888    
1889    
1890    
189192510  
189294011  
1893    
189476816  
1895    
1896    
1897    
189894314  
1899    
1900    
190187015  
1902    
1903    
1904924168499
1905    
1906    
1907    
1908    
1909    
1910    
1911    
1912  95523
1913    
1914  94135
1915    
1916    
19179385598944
191888965  
191997554  
19208886794354
19219276496453
19227768893756
192348620292555
1924547177  
1925635134  
192653816878869
192746622382366
1928543164  
1929567146  
1930579140  
1931590126  
193260011993049
1933652102  
19346859693446
1935652102  
193675180  
1937597127  
1938397282  
1939339352  
1940404287  
1941398298  
1942421293  
1943426298  
1944378350  
1945297532  
1946282675  
1947277775  
1948292686  
1949293693  
1950281759  
1951269849  
1952269886  
1953268935  
1954286878  
1955276983  
19562411,180  
19572551,122  
1958287962  
1959312876  
1960334788  
1961345758  
1962358699  
1963355716  
1964416545  
1965405524  
1966444444  
1967414507  
1968318752  
1969369632  
1970382621  
1971422496  
1972418464  
1973448418  
1974506343  
1975548314  
1976533329  
1977537337  
1978559313  
1979467430  
1980447478  
1981449478  
1982431507  
1983464434  
1984427492  
1985402560  
1986445484  
1987482447  
1988455493  
1989461526  
1990531447  
1991539433  
1992608374  
1993562424  
1994508488  
1995568406  
1996610374  
1997510474  
1998509497  
1999566444  
2000565461  
2001629397  
2002672375  
2003655403  
2004738353  
Totals:  39,236 564

During the last 125 years, parents have used Laurel as a girl's name about 98% of the time and less frequently (about 1% of the time) as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Laurel appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 97 times during the last 125 years.

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


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