Lauren: baby girl name meaning and popularity

Lauren

Derived from Laurence or Laurent, this name relates to laurel leaves, but from Lorcan, it means fierce. With that meaning, it’s no surprise that this name is fairly popular. The world needs fierce women.

Nicknames:

Laura, Laurie, Lala.

Famous people named Lauren:

Actress Lauren Bacall; model and actress Lauren Hutton; reality TV star and fashion designer Lauren Conrad.

Fun fact:

Originally a boy name, Lauren was made popular for girls by the sultry actress Lauren Bacall in the 1940s.

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