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What does Laurance mean?

Laurance Pronunciation of Laurance [lau-rance] as a boys' name is a Latin name, and the name Laurance means "from Laurentum". Laurance is a variant form of Lawrence (Latin).


Laurance has 10 variants: Larance, Larrance, Larrence, Laurence, Lawrance, Lorance, Lorence, Lorentz, Lorrence and Lowrance.

7 more relations via Lawrence: Laranz, Lauren, Laurens, Laurent, Laurenz, Laurie and Lavrans.

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Middle name pairings:
Laurance Dominic (L.D.), ..

How popular is Laurance?

Laurance is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#55124 out of 150436, Top 37%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Laurance reached its apex rank of #1142 in the U.S. in the 1940s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Laurance name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Laurance outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Laurance listed in the Top 2000 are Lauren, Laurence, Laurent, Laurie, Lawrance and Lawrence (#497 from recent data). Usage of these relations of Laurance was well-received among parents in the 1910s (adoption of 0.62%) and is now much lower (adoption 0.03%, down 95%), with versions like Laurence becoming less in vogue.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Laurance, Lauren, Laurence, Laurent, Laurie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lawrance, Lawrence in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Laurance and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Clarance, Clarrance (see Clarence), Darence, Darrance, Darrence, Derrance, Dorrance, Durante, Klarance, Lance, Laramie, Larenz, Larenzo, Laroyce, Larran, Larrens (see Lawrence), Launce, Laurean, Laureano, Laurencio, Laurian, Lauriano, Lavante, Lorenc, Lorencz, Maurice, Tarrance, Tarrence, Terrance and Torrance. These names tend to be more frequently used than Laurance.

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