Other Origin(s):Roman
Meaning:Laurel plant
Laura is a girl’s name of Latin origin, referring to the laurel plant. Dating back to the ninth century, this feminine title has had a steady hold on the charts since being created by the Spanish nun Saint Laura of Cordoba. This nature-inspired name also reflects the leafy garlands worn by ancient Roman victors. With a life of accomplishment ahead of her, Laura will have won half the battle simply by being born to your family.
  • Behind the Name, Laura, December 2022

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  • Online Etymology Dictionary, Laura, October 2017

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