Lori
Origin/Usage
Latin
Pronunciation
LAWR-ee
Meaning
Bay laurel tree
More info about the name "Lori"

Lori is a diminutive of Laura. Laura originates in Latin language and means "bay laurel tree". 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. As a feminine given name Laura has always been one of the most popular names not only in English-speaking countries. Laura was the name of the 9th century Spanish saint, as well as the name of the woman Francesco Petrarch, an Italian humanist, found inspiration in. In the United States, the famous bearer is Laura Bush, wife of the 43rd President of the United States, George W. Bush.

Popularity of the Name Lori
Also Spelled Like...

Lorrie, Lorie, Lorry, Lory

Famous Loris

Lori Bell - jazz artist
Lori Copeland - writer
Lori Heuring - actress
Lori Loughlin - actress
Lori Martin - actress
Lori Paul - jazz artist
Lori Singer - actress
Lori Thrupp - writer

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