First name origin & meaning:

Latin: Crowned with laurel

First name variations: Flora, Flor, Floria, Florida, Florie, Floris, Florrie, Fleur, Flower, Florenz, Florentia, Flossie, Flo, Florence, Glora, Gloriana, Glorianne, Glorea, Gloriah, Gloriela, Gloriella, Gloria, Laure, Lora, Lori, Lorna, Laurie, Lorry, Laurel, Lauren, Lauryn, Lorin, Laurin, Laurien, Laureen, Lauranne, Laurena, Lauretta, Laurette, Lorina, Lorene, Lauriette, Loretta, Lorette, Lorita, Lorenza, Lor, Laura, Lauryn, Loren, Laurene, Laryn, Lauren, Loren, Lorren, Lorron, Lorryn, Lorena, Laurie, Loree, Lorie, Lori, Mallorie, Mallorey, Malori, Mal, Mally, Malin, Valoria, Valorie, Valora, Elery, Ellerey, Ellary, Ellery, Florien, Florentino, Florinio, Florentin, Florentyn, Florus, Florion, Florrian, Florian, Mal, Mallie, Malloree, Mallrie

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. Northern English, Scottish, and Irish: from a pet form of Lawrence. Compare Lowry.
  2. South German and Swiss (also Löry): from a pet form of the personal name Lorenz.
  3. French: habitational name from either of two villages called Lory, in Loir-et-Cher and Lot, or from Lorry in Moselle.
  4. A Lory-Gargot from Poitou, France, was in Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Quebec City, by 1665; in Quebec city by 1666; and Becquet by 1670. A Francois Lory, born in Poitiers, France, died in Lachine, Quebec, in 1702.
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