English diminutive of Laurence
"from Laurentum or bay laurel"

Laurie Origin and Meaning

The name Laurie is a boy's name meaning "from Laurentum or bay laurel".

A sweet and sophisticated nickname which feels fresh again after many years in style limbo. For literature lovers, it brings to mind Theodore "Laurie" Laurence from Louisa May Alcott's Little Women. Another famous bearer is English actor Hugh Laurie.

# 962 in the US

Laurie Rank in US Top 1000

# 873 on Nameberry

Laurie Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Laurie Popularity

Famous People Named Laurie

  • Laurie MainAustralian actor
  • Hugh LaurieEnglish actor, writer, director, musician, singer, author and comedian

Laurie in Pop Culture

  • Theodore "Laurie" Laurencecharacter in "Little Women"