Lauren
Origin/Usage
Latin
Pronunciation
LAWR-ən
Meaning
Laurel tree
Like the Name Lauren?
BOYS
+ Lauren
GIRLS
+ Add to My Favorites

More info about the name "Lauren"

Lauren originates in Latin language and means "laurel tree". It is a feminine form of Laurence. It is taken from the name of an aromatic evergreen large shrub. In the Greco-Roman era, laurel was used as a symbol of victory, fame and honor. Lauren can be used as both feminine and masculine given names, currently it is much more popular for girls. It functions as a surname as well.

Popularity of the Name Lauren
Also Spelled Like...

Lorene, Loreen, Loreene, Loren, Loryn, Lauryn, Laureen, Laurene, Laurenne, Laurine, Laurynn, Lorenza

Famous Laurens

Lauren Bacall - actress
Lauren Conrad - actress
Lauren Graham - actress
Lauren Holly - actress
Lauren Ambrose - actress
Lauren Brooke - writer
Lauren Bush - model
Lauren Davis - published author
Lauren Frost - actress
Lauren Hutton - actress
Lauren Maltby - actress
Lauren Sevian - jazz artist
Lauren Tom - actress
Lauren Cohan - actress

+ Add a Name · View More
Do you like the name Lauren?
Discussion on the name Lauren
Weekly Prize Big thumb babypackagefree

Violet Giannone, founder of Sleep Baby Sleep baby/toddler sleep consulting services in Farmington, CT, is able to help families resolve their sleep issue. The registered nurse, sleep consultant and mom of 2 girls helps families all over the world sleep better by offering sleep consultations to those who are struggling with getting their baby or toddler sleep well. She creates personalized sleep plans for baby based on family background and conversations with the parents. Her customized sleep consulting packages include emails, one-on-one chats, and more...

The BellyBallot Story

We built BellyBallot to make naming your baby more fun. In under 2 minutes, parents can involve friends and family via Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ to vote on their favorite names. Parents can now include loved ones from all over the globe on the joyous occasion of celebrating a new child's life.