Meaning and Origin of Laura - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Laura

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Girl name origins & meanings:

  • Latin : Laurel leaves; honor; fame; spirit

Family name origins & meanings:

  • Italian : either from the female personal name Laura or a topographic name from Latin laurea ‘laurel (bush or crown)’.
  • Spanish : of uncertain derivation; in some cases, possibly a habitational name from Laura in Badajoz province.

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