What secrets hide behind “Laurel” that makes it rock? Your first name is more than just a name!
The name “Laurel” is of Latin origin. It’s a name commonly given to girls.
Your name in reverse order is “Lerual.” A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give ‘Lrluea.’ How do you pronounce that?
The true meaning of ‘Laurel’ cannot be described with just a few words. Your name is your destiny, heart’s desire, and personality. Laurel is a name that suggests you give up what you want so other people can have what they need. Like a six-sided cube, your personality is steady and balanced. You are very creative and artistically oriented but also willing to take action to accomplish your goals. Often you volunteer to work on civic projects and make your fair share of responsibility. Others seek your advice because you carefully listen to their problems.
Your heart’s desire is to be of service to the world. You are a generous humanitarian and a perfectionist. People from all walks of life fascinates you. You have a universal appeal. It only takes a few minutes for you to decide what kind of character a person has. You feel bitter if others don’t appreciate your kind deeds.
When people hear the name Laurel, they perceive you as someone who is sympathetic, compassionate, and generous. People feel comfortable with and count on you for support. You don’t care about fashion and are often shabbily dressed. Others see you as a maternal or paternal figure.
You are capable of exercising good judgment or common sense in practical matters. You incline to overthink rather than being spontaneous. Despite all of these, you are lively, compelling, honest, kind-hearted, and a tolerant person. One of your best traits is self-sacrifice. You like your work to be useful to others. Watch out where you are going! Missteps are common when you travel. When you feel anxiety, you tend to be clumsy.
Your most likely vocation: teacher, philosopher, educator, religious zealot, scientist, minister, instructor, writer, producer of luxury and beauty goods, manager of restaurant, irrigationist, horticulturist, zoologist, shipping magnate.
Lucky colors: All varieties of blue except the very bright blues
Lucky gem(s): Emerald, turquoise
Lucky day(s): Sunday, Monday, and Friday
Lucky botanicals: Verbena, dog rose, violets, walnuts, all types of beans, apricot, almonds
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“Laurel” is not a popular baby girl’s name in Virginia as reported in the 1981 U.S. Social Security Administration data (ssa.gov). Imagine that, only 12 babies in Virginia have the same name as you in 1981. A total of only 492 babies also bear the same first name during that year in the U.S. From 1880 to 2018, the highest recorded use of this name was in 1956 with a total of 1,182 babies. That’s a lot of baby Laurels.
Since 1880 up to 2018, the name “Laurel” was recorded 46,114 times in the SSA public database. Using the UN World Population Prospects for 2019, that’s more than enough Laurels to occupy the country of Sint Maarten (Dutch part) with an estimated population of 40,939.
The name first appeared in the year 1883 and given to 12 newborn babies. Laurel became a popular girl’s name in the state of North Dakota in the year 1949. It ranked #77 with 21 babies. The all-time high record for this name was in 1955 in the state of North Dakota with 23 baby girls.
This name is a consistent top ranking girl’s name in the state of North Dakota for 6 years from 1947 to 1956 (may not be consecutive).
For the past two decades (1999 to 2018), the name “Laurel” was recorded 7,107 times in the SSA database.
Now you know why your first name rocks. Time to show your creativity! Try exploring the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers, or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV, or movie characters. Remember, this is purely just for fun.
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