Laurana Name Meaning & Origin
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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- Nicknames for Laurana
Laura, Rana, Laurie, Rainy
- Meanings and history of the name Laurana
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
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
- Laurana in song, story & screen
I got this name from my favorite fantasy books, "Dragonlance", where Laurana is an elven princess.