Name Meaning and Biblical Context of Laurel

Name Laurel     (Add to Favourite List?)
Gender Female
Meaning The laurel or bay tree.
Biblical context The Biblical baby name Laurel is Latin in origin and its meaning is the laurel or bay tree. The Greek word for laurel is daphne.

Laurel is pronounced lawr-uhl.

Laurel is an evergreen and fragrant plant with dark green, shiny leaves. Its leaves and young branches were woven into a crown with which the winner of the ancient Olympic games was rewarded.

The laurel is not mentioned by name in the Bible, but an allusion is made to it many times. The laurel crown is perishable, but true believers shall receive the crown of glory which will never fade away.

Biblical reference for baby name Laurel:
Philippians 4:1; 1 Thessalonians 2:19; 2 Timothy 2:5; 4:8; James 1:12
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