From German Names

Female Female Name

German Pronunciation

Listen to the German pronunciation of Laura. The speaker is a native speaker of Standard German from Schleswig-Holstein / Northern Germany:

Predominant Age Group in Germany

Typically born after 1985

Predominant Regional Usage

  • Southern Germany
  • Western Germany

Variant Forms

Origin and Meaning

Short form of Laurentia, a female form of Laurentius, a Latin name meaning 'man from Laurentum (a town in Latium)'

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