Laura

Laura is a girl name and means the bay, or laurel plant. It is a Latin name and its pronunciation is \la(u)-ra\. Other similar names and variants include: Laralyn, Laranca, Larea, Lari, Lauraine, Lauralee, Laurana, Laure, Laureen, Laurel, Laurella, Lauren, Laurena, Laurence, Laurene, Laurentia, Laurentine, Laurestine, Lauretha, Lauretta, Laurette, Lauri, Lauriane, Laurianne, Laurice, Lauricia, Laurie, Laurina, Laurinda, Laurine, Laurita, Laurnea, Lavra, Lawra, Lollie, Lolly, Lora, Loree, Loreen, Lorelle, Loren, Lorena, Lorene, Lorenza, Loretta, Lorette, Lorey, Lori, Lorie, Lorinda, Lorine, Lorita, Lorna, Lorraine, Lorretta, Lorrette, Lorri, Lorrie, Lorry, Lory. Laura is a very popular first name for women (#22 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#15771 out of 88799).
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Laura VIP rank

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#340
Most recent rank
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#10
Highest rank
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124
Actors named Laura
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3
Directors named Laura
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3
Singers named Laura
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13
Writers named Laura

Famous people named Laura

Here’s a list of VIPs named Laura:

Famous actors named Laura and their movies

Laura Dern
Laura Dern

Born on February 10, 1967

  • Age: 53
  • Birth sign: Aquarius
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 21
Blue Velvet

Blue Velvet

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Isabella Rossellini, Kyle MacLachlan, Dennis Hopper, Laura Dern

Country: United States of America

Jurassic Park

Jurassic Park

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough

Country: United States of America

A Perfect World

A Perfect World

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Kevin Costner, Clint Eastwood, Laura Dern, T.J. Lowther

Country: United States of America

October Sky

October Sky

Directed by: Joe Johnston

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Chris Cooper, Laura Dern, Chris Owen

Laura Vandervoort
Laura Vandervoort

Born on September 22, 1984

  • Age: 36
  • Birth sign: Virgo
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 3
Damage

Damage

Directed by: Jeff King

Starring: Steve Austin, Walton Goggins, Laura Vandervoort, Donnelly Rhodes

Coffee Shop

Coffee Shop

Directed by: Dave Alan Johnson

Starring: Laura Vandervoort, Cory M. Grant, Josh Ventura, Jason Burkey

Rabid

Directed by: Jen Soska, Sylvia Soska

Starring: Laura Vandervoort, Stephen McHattie, Greg Bryk, Stephen Huszar

Laura Smet
Laura Smet

Born on November 15, 1983

  • Age: 36
  • Birth sign: Scorpio
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 2

Les corps impatients

Directed by: Xavier Giannoli

Starring: Laura Smet, Nicolas Duvauchelle, Marie Denarnaud, Catherine Salviat

Yves Saint Laurent

Yves Saint Laurent

Directed by: Jalil Lespert

Starring: Pierre Niney, Guillaume Gallienne, Charlotte Le Bon, Laura Smet

Laura Prepon
Laura Prepon

Born on March 07, 1980

  • Age: 40
  • Birth sign: Pisces
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 2
Lightning Bug

Lightning Bug

Directed by: Robert Hall

Starring: Bret Harrison, Laura Prepon, Kevin Gage, Ashley Laurence

Karla

Karla

Directed by: Joel Bender

Starring: Laura Prepon, Misha Collins, Patrick Bauchau, Emilie Jacobs

Famous directors named Laura and their movies

Laura Mañá
Laura Mañá
  • No. of movies: 7
La Vida Empieza Hoy

La Vida Empieza Hoy

Directed by: Laura Mañá

Sexo por Compasion

Sexo por Compasion

Directed by: Laura Mañá

Laura Archibald|
Laura Archibald|
  • No. of movies: 2
Greenwich Village

Greenwich Village

Directed by: Laura Archibald|

Famous singers named Laura and their songs

Laura Lee
Laura Lee

Born on March 09, 1945

  • Age: 75
  • Birth sign: Pisces
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of songs: 1

Famous writers named Laura and their books

Laura Lippman
Laura Lippman

Born on January 31, 1959

  • Age: 61
  • Birth sign: Aquarius
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 8
What The Dead Know

What The Dead Know

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One of the most acclaimed and honored writers in the field of crime fiction, Laura Lippman offers readers a gripping tale of deception and delusion, of family wounds and betrayals.

Another Thing To Fall

Another Thing To Fall

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When Tess Monaghan literally runs into the crew of the fledgling TV series Mann of Steel while sculling, she never expects to be hired on to serve as bodyguard/babysitter to the

Hush Hush

Hush Hush

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New York Times bestselling author Laura Lippman plunges Baltimore private investigator Tess Monaghan into a twisted and disturbing case.Tess Monaghan has encountered almost every possible criminal motive throughout her career: greed,

Laura Ingraham
Laura Ingraham

Born on June 19, 1963

  • Age: 57
  • Birth sign: Gemini
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 7
Power To The People

Power To The People

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In her latest, radio personality and author Ingraham (Shut up and Sing) calls on the American people to take back the phrase "Power to the People" from the anti-establishment groups of

The Obama Diaries

The Obama Diaries

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(WASHINGTON, D.C.) On May 20, 2010, Laura Ingraham received a package from an anonymous source that will change the history of the United States and the legacy of President Barack Obama.

Shut Up & Sing

Shut Up & Sing

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Meet the elites. They think you're stupid. They think all freedom-loving Americans are stupid. They think patriotism is stupid. They think churchgoing is stupid.

Laura Archera Huxley
Laura Archera Huxley
  • No. of books: 6
You Are Not The Target

You Are Not The Target

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The life partner of the famed Aldous Huxley offers practical wisdom on how to cope with stress, anxiety, competition, and the uncertainty of the times without going to pieces mentally or

Oneadayreason To Be Happy

Oneadayreason To Be Happy

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Laura Schlessinger
Laura Schlessinger

Born on January 16, 1947

  • Age: 73
  • Birth sign: Capricorn
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 4
How Could You Do That?!

How Could You Do That?!

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How Could You Do That?! illustrates Dr. Laura Schlessinger's philosophy of personal responsibility through her usually provocative but always stimulating moral dialogues with callers about everyday ethical dilemmas.In

The Ten Commandments

The Ten Commandments

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The Ten Commandments are the first direct communication between a people and God. Designed to elevate our lives above mere frantic, animal existence to the sublime levels humanity is capable or

Laura Bush
Laura Bush

Born on November 04, 1946

  • Age: 73
  • Birth sign: Scorpio
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 2
Spoken From the Heart

Spoken From the Heart

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In this brave, beautiful, and deeply personal memoir, Laura Bush, one of our most beloved and private first ladies, tells her own extraordinary story.Born in the boom-and-bust oil town of Midland, Texas, Laura Welch grew up as an only child …

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Laura a popular name?

Over the years Laura was most popular in 1969. According to the latest US census information Laura ranks #33rd while according to famousnames.vip Laura ranks #2nd.

How popular is the name Laura?

According to the US census in 2018, 935 girls were born named Laura, making Laura the #340th name more popular among girl names. In 1969 Laura had the highest rank with 17975 girls born that year with this name.

How common is the name Laura?

Laura is #340th in the ranking of most common names in the United States according to he US Census.

When was the name Laura more popular ?

The name Laura was more popular in 1969 with 17975 born in that year.

When was the last time a baby was named Laura

The last time a baby was named Laura was in 2018, based on US Census data.

How many people born in 2018 are named Laura?

In 2018 there were 935 baby girls named Laura.

Who is a famous person named Laura?

There a several famous people named Laura, for example musician Laura Pausini, actor Laura Smet, director Laura Mañá.

Who is a famous actor/actress named Laura?

A famous actor/actress named Laura is Laura Smet, starring in 2 movies, including Les corps impatients and Yves Saint Laurent.

Who is a famous director named Laura?

A famous director named Laura is Laura Archibald|, who directed 2 movies, including Greenwich Village and Greenwich Village.

Who is a famous singer named Laura?

A famous singer named Laura is Laura Pausini, with over 14 songs, including Laura Pausini 25 Aniversario and From the Inside.

How many famous actors/actresses are named Laura?

There are 124 actors named Laura including Laura Smet and Laura Prepon who appeared in movies such as Les corps impatients and Lightning Bug.

How many famous directors are named Laura?

There are 3 directors named Laura including Laura Archibald| and Laura Mañá who directed movies such as Greenwich Village and La Vida Empieza Hoy.

How many famous writers are named Laura?

There are 13 writers named Laura including Laura Bush and Laura Ingraham who wrote books such as Spoken From the Heart and Shut Up & Sing.

How many famous singers are named Laura?

There are 3 writers named Laura including Laura Pausini and Laura Branigan who wrote books such as Amores Extranos and Self Control.