US Popularity:1402
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. It's the inspiration behind names like Laura and Lauren and 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. With the natural or ancient societal meanings of this 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

Laurel Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Laurel is currently #1028 on The Bump
Girl:Laurel is currently #757 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Laurel is currently #1402 in U.S. births
Girl:Laurel is currently #715 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 8
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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