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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Based on our intensive research on international Census data we identified the number of babies named Laura over the years and Laura's popularity rank:

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Famous people named Laura

Here’s a list of VIPs named Laura:

  • Laura Pausini (musician) born on May 16, 1974.
  • Laura Smet (actress) born on November 15, 1983.
  • Laura Prepon (actress) born on March 7, 1980.
  • Laura Dern (actress) born on February 10, 1967.
  • Laura Branigan (musician) born on July 3, 1952.
  • Laura Flessel born on November 6, 1971.
  • Laura Tabourin born on March 8, 1985.
  • Laura Osswald born on March 8, 1982.
  • Laura Sánchez (model) born on May 29, 1981.
  • Laura Lee (musician) born on March 9, 1945.

Famous actors named Laura and their movies

Laura Dern
Laura Dern

Born on February 10, 1967

  • Age: 55
  • Birth sign: Aquarius
  • No. of movies: 35

Bravetown

Directed by: Daniel Duran

Starring: Laura Dern, Maria Bello, Josh Duhamel, Tom Everett Scott

Dr. T & the Women

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Richard Gere, Helen Hunt, Farrah Fawcett, Laura Dern

Blue Velvet

Blue Velvet

Directed by: David Lynch

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

Country: United States of America

When the Game Stands Tall

Directed by: Thomas Carter

Starring: Jim Caviezel, Alexander Ludwig, Michael Chiklis, Laura Dern

Laura Smet
Laura Smet

Born on November 15, 1983

  • Age: 39
  • Birth sign: Scorpio
  • No. of movies: 6

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

La demoiselle d'honneur

Directed by: Claude Chabrol

Starring: Laura Smet, Benoit Magimel

Country: France

La frontiere de l'aube

Directed by: Philippe Garrel

Starring: Laura Smet, Louis Garrel

Country: France

Laura Prepon
Laura Prepon

Born on March 7, 1980

  • Age: 42
  • Birth sign: Pisces
  • 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

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Famous singers named Laura and their songs

Laura Pausini
Laura Pausini

Born on May 16, 1974

  • Age: 48
  • Birth sign: Taurus
  • No. of songs: 14
Laura Branigan
Laura Branigan

Born on July 3, 1952

  • Age: 70
  • Birth sign: Cancer
  • No. of songs: 7
Laura Lee
Laura Lee

Born on March 9, 1945

  • Age: 77
  • Birth sign: Pisces
  • No. of songs: 1
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Famous writers named Laura and their books

Laura Ingraham
Laura Ingraham

Born on June 19, 1963

  • Age: 59
  • Birth sign: Gemini
  • No. of books: 7
The Obama Diaries

The Obama Diaries

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Power to the People

Power to the People

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Laura Schlessinger
Laura Schlessinger

Born on January 16, 1947

  • Age: 75
  • Birth sign: Capricorn
  • No. of books: 4
How Could You Do That?!

How Could You Do That?!

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How could you do that? Through her provocative, but always stimulating dialogues with callers about everyday moral dilemmas, Dr. Laura Schlessinger illustrates her philosophy of personal accountability.

The Ten Commandments

The Ten Commandments

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The Ten Commandments are the first direct communication that a person has with God. These commandments are designed to raise our lives beyond animal frantic to the highest levels of human existence.

Laura Bush
Laura Bush

Born on November 4, 1946

  • Age: 76
  • Birth sign: Scorpio
  • No. of books: 2
Spoken from the Heart

Spoken from the Heart

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Spoken From the Heart

Spoken From the Heart

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Laura Bush is a brave, beautiful and intimate memoir that tells her story. She was the only child of a family that had lost three children to miscarriage and infant death.

Laura Ling
Laura Ling

Born on December 1, 1976

  • Age: 45
  • Birth sign: Sagittarius
  • No. of books: 2
Somewhere Inside

Somewhere Inside

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"Somewhere Inside" is the riveting, never-before-told tale of Laura Ling's capture in March 2009 by the North Koreans and Lisa Ling's efforts to secure Laura's freedom

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