Laurana Name Meaning & Origin

Laurana

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Origin of the name Laura:

Derived from the Latin laurus (laurel, an evergreen shrub or tree whose leaves were woven into wreaths by the ancient Greeks to crown victors in various contests). Originally a Latin name, Laura came into use in England in the 19th century, and is now popularly bestowed throughout the English-speaking world.

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Related Names:

Laura, Anna

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Nicknames for Laurana: | Edit

Laura, Rana, Laurie, Rainy

Meanings and history of the name Laurana: | Edit

Laurana is an Italian surname, as a girl's name is a variant of Laura (Latin), and the meaning of Laurana is "the bay, or laurel plant".

Famous real-life people named Laurana: | Edit

Francesco Laurana (c. 1430-1502), Dalmatian-born (Croatian and Italian) sculptor and medalist.
Luciano Laurana (c. 1420–1479), Italian architect and engineer, he was the principal designer of the Palazzo Ducale of Urbino

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I got this name from my favorite fantasy books, "Dragonlance", where Laurana is an elven princess.

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