Lura is a feminine name of German origin that means "alluring temptress." A variation of the traditional name Lorelei, Lura is a modern alternative with the same fascinating history and connotations. In legends, Lorelei was the name of a maiden who would lure fishermen to their deaths by singing her haunting song. Today, Lorelai is the name of a rock face along the Rhine River in Germany. With connotations of otherwordly beauty and natural wonder, Lura is an excellent option for your little one.
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