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  1. LaurenHeart
    • Origin:

      Latin
    • Meaning:

      "from Laurentum"
    • Description:

      A Top 1000 boy name throughout the first half of the 20th century in the US, Lauren was popularized for girls by the actress Lauren Bacall. Laurentum, an ancient Italian city, got its name from the Latin word laurus, meaning “bay laurel.”
  2. LaurenHeart
    • Origin:

      English variation of Laura
    • Meaning:

      "bay laurel"
    • Description:

      Lauren was derived from Laurence, an English name from the Roman family name Laurentius, meaning “from Laurentum.” Laurentum, an ancient Italian city, got its name from the Latin word laurus, meaning “bay laurel.” Lauren was originally a masculine name but was embraced as a feminine name after Betty Joan Perske chose it for her stage name, Lauren Bacall, in 1944.