Laurie

Laurie - A very unique male name



  Aug 19,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Laurie appeared on the charts for the first time in 1916 on position #1272. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Laurie and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Laurie? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Laurie. The baby boy name Laurie was given to 5 baby boys in 1964, ranking #1689 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 382,924 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Laurie peaked in popularity 87 years ago in 1932 on position 995.



Famous with this name

Hugh Laurie
Laurie Holden
Laurie Bartram


How would you rate Laurie, 1-5?

Rating: 4/5 (5 people)


Laurie is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Laurie is currently topping the baby name charts in South Carolina at position #437 - and is the least popular in South Carolina at position #437.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Laurie is where you live.


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Laurie origin and meaning

Laurie is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Laurie, pop culture references for the name Laurie and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Laurie

We've found the following names that sound similar to Laurie, sorted by popularity.

Larry / Leroy / Leeroy / Lauro / Laura / Larue / Lary / Laurier / Lawyer / Lior /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
19641689
19621682
19611468
19601686
19591679
19531677
19491253
19481341
19471146
19461366
19451361
19431347
19411536
19371255
19361297
19351618
19341100
19331280
1932995
19301382
19291551
19281286
19271827
19261839
19251627
19241219
19231091
19201854
19191401
19181233
19171103
19161272

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
South Carolina437

Even more about Laurie


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Laurie a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Laurie?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1932
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Laurie
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 382,924
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1916
1964 births +5

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