Meaning of Laura

Meaning of Laura
Name
it Laura
Gender
Female
Meaning
There are two hypotheses on the origin of this name: the first on is that it drifts from the Latin laurus that means “laurel”. The ancient romans considered the laurel a sacred plant to Apollo and symbol of wisdom and glory; second, that it drifts from the celtic Laur with the meaning of “satisfactory, sufficient”).
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In Italy about 315052 people are called Laura
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fr Laure

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