Laurier Name Meaning & Origin

Laurier

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Wilfrid Laurier was the seventh Prime Minister of Canada. Laurier is a common last name in French-speaking Canada, but has also been used as a first name. It could be a good alternative to Laurel or Laura for a girl, as well.

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Laurier is the French word for the laurel plant, and is a francophone family name, common in Canada. It has been used as a first name mainly by those of French Canadian descent, and seems to carry with it statesmanlike connotations, given the number of politicians with the name.

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Wilfrid Laurier, Prime Minister of Canada (1896-1911)
Laurier Arthur Régnier (member of the Canadian House of Parliament
Laurier LaPierre (Canadian senator and broadcaster)
Laurier Lévesque (Canadian politician)
Laurier J. Boisvert (former President of the Canadian Space Agency)

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