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Origin Of The Surname Laurie

Meaning Of The Surname Laurie

Descendant of the Speaker

Interesting Facts About Laurie

Laurie is a Gaelic surname mainly found in Scotland. It comes from the Gaelic ‘Labharaidha’ meaning ‘the speaker’. Traditionally, Gaelic names were given to pass down the name of a clan chieftain or revered elder. Another possibility is that this surname is a patronymic form of the first name Laurie, itself a pet form of the name Lawrence which is of Latin origin.

Laurie Statistics

Laurie is the number 1641 ranked surname in the United Kingdom. According to our statistics around 6,353 share the surname Laurie in the UK.

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