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The table below indicates the number of times the name Laura has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Laura
Use of the Name Laura for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
190 122 0 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Laura has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Laura
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1880  171,012
1881  19962
1882  171,151
1883  191,183
1884  211,246
1885  211,325
1886  221,372
18878796221,364
188862811251,625
1889  251,567
18907079271,634
18919116301,509
1892  291,744
18938777311,683
1894  321,730
1895  361,642
1896  371,665
18978967391,585
189859214381,769
1899  431,472
1900  451,825
1901  441,402
1902  431,560
1903  431,503
1904  471,508
19059698491,566
1906  521,466
1907  511,618
1908  521,555
1909  551,523
1910  531,830
1911  571,783
1912  572,402
1913  622,451
1914  593,053
1915  613,719
1916  643,742
1917  653,809
1918  644,066
1919  713,658
1920  634,171
1921  713,985
1922  683,912
1923  743,705
1924  723,833
1925  753,595
1926  813,367
1927  823,327
1928  823,146
1929  902,937
1930  892,909
1931  892,663
1932  892,747
1933  912,534
1934  962,439
1935  1002,361
1936  1072,254
1937  1052,357
1938  1082,439
1939  1072,372
1940  1072,355
1941  1152,275
1942  1152,410
1943  1162,391
1944  1192,246
1945  773,580
1946  744,479
1947  745,048
1948  734,885
1949  655,378
1950  635,723
1951  606,457
1952  537,191
1953  517,625
1954  458,716
1955  419,003
1956  3410,559
1957  3112,181
1958  2913,503
1959  3014,527
1960  2417,059
1961  2117,885
1962  2117,485
1963927661618,501
1964  1418,956
1965  1716,222
1966  2015,536
1967  1515,812
1968987561118,737
1969  1017,925
1970  1316,481
1971  1613,860
1972  1711,771
1973  1910,338
1974  219,704
1975  2010,309
1976  2011,249
1977  2011,309
1978  1911,224
1979  2011,881
1980  2112,902
1981  2113,281
1982  2213,296
1983  2313,178
1984  1914,795
1985  1415,972
1986  2014,159
1987  2213,017
1988  2312,083
1989  2511,735
1990  2910,898
1991  359,627
1992  388,293
1993  437,246
1994  466,843
1995  565,992
1996  665,200
1997  664,840
1998  754,266
1999  813,860
2000  853,718
2001  863,534
2002  1063,118
2003  1252,721
2004  1292,496
Totals:  190 776,178

During the last 125 years, parents have used Laura as a boy's name about 0% of the time and more frequently (about 99% of the time) as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are significantly lower than actual counts because the name Laura appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 10 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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