Laura,female name of Latin origin "laurus", its meaning is"The one that triumphs".
History and the Saint
Blessed Laura Vicuña, was born in Santiago de Chile in 1891, she was beatified by PabloII on September 3, 1988. Orphan of father at the age of 2, together with her mother and sister Julia they travel to the Argentine pampas looking for hope, a trip that would take them 8 months. Poor and exhausted, they find a rancher with bad living and her mother goes to live with him without getting married. Laura attends a Catholic school and in religion class she hears that couples who live together without being united in marriage live in sin ; makes the decision to offer his life to God to save the soul of his mother, offers his virtue to the Blessed Virgin MariaLaura falls ill, gets worse and worse and when her mother comes, she confesses that she offered her life for her soul, that she repents and stops living in sin. His mother promises to lead a holy life. Various miracles are attributed to him.
His memory is remembered on January 10.
Other Santas Laura: Santa Laura, virgen is celebrated on June 1 and August 18 and Santa Laura, widow on October 19.
Variant of Laura
Laura variants Laureana, Laureano, Loreta, Loreto, Lorena, Daphne, Lolly... diminutive: Laurita.
Laura in other languages:
- Catalan: Laura.
- French: Laure.
- English: Laura.
- Italian: Laura.
- diminutive: Lauretta.
Famous, famous historical figures by the name of Laura
- Laura Esquivel, was born in Mexico City in 1950, a writer known worldwide for her work "Like water for Chocolate", 1989; made to the cinema by director Alfonso Arau.
- Laura Espido Freide, was born in Bilbao in 1974; considered a young revelation of the Spanish narrative; among his works: "Ireland", 1998 and"Where is always october", 1999.
- Laura Ingalls Wilder, was born Wisconsin in the year 1867, famous writer for her series of novels about stories of "Little house on the prairie"; brought to television in the 70s and 80s.