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LAUREL Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of LAUREL come may come from a trade, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Some of these profession-based last names may be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is good to research the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many modern names like LAUREL originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, etc. Often these family names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".

LAUREL Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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In early history when few people could write, names such as LAUREL were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in court, church, and government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of LAUREL. Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the LAUREL family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Names like LAUREL transform in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across communities, family lines, and eras over time.

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