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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • French : topographic name for someone who lived by a conspicuous laurel tree, Old French laur (Latin laurus).
  • French : from a personal name of the same etymology, borne by various minor early saints, including a hermit, a martyr, and an abbot.
  • German : variant of Lauer.

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