Origin:Latin
Popularity:1231
Meaning:Laurel Tree; Bay tree
Laurel is a girl’s name of Latin origin. Originally gender-neutral, this title has more commonly become a girl’s name in recent years. The inspiration behind names like Laura and Lauren, Laurel refers to Laurel and Bay trees, giving this name a fresh, botanical feel. In ancient Rome, the laurel wreath was used to signify success and peace, most notably worn by the god Apollo in Greek mythology. Looking to either the natural or ancient societal meanings of her name, baby Laurel will grow to bring a renewed serenity and calm to your home.

Famous People Named Laurel

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  • Stan Laurel
    Actor, Comedian

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Source: Social Security Administration

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