Laura as a First Name

How Common is the First Name Laura?

We estimate that there are 616,565 people named Laura who are currently alive and were born in the United States. Laura is the 24th most common for women, and the 64th most common overall.

How Old are People Named Laura?

The average person named Laura is 48.84 years old.

Is Laura a Popular Baby Name Right Now?

837 people named Laura were born in the U.S. in 2023. It was the 365th most popular name for girls, and the 759th most popular overall.

The popularity of Laura peaked in 1969, when it was the 10th most popular name for baby girls.

Is Laura a Boy's Name or a Girl's Name?

Laura is almost exclusively a female name. 99.7% of people named Laura are female.

Popularity of Laura in England

In 2020, Laura was the 178th most popular name for girls in England and Wales.