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pinWhat does Lawrence mean?

Lawrence /la-w-ren-ce/ as a boys' name is pronounced LAR-ens, LOR-ens. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Lawrence is "from Laurentum".

Laurentum was a city south of Rome known for its laurel trees. The name was borne by a popular saint, and was brought to Britain with the Norman Conquest. Lawrence is a later English form of Laurence. See also Laurean, Lorne, and Renzo. Actors Laurence Olivier, Laurence Fishburne; band leader Lawrence Welk; football player Lawrence Taylor; author Laurence Van Der Post; opera singer Lauritz Melchior; impresario Lorenz Ziegfeld.


Lawrence has 46 variants: Larance, Laranz, Larenz, Larrance, Larrence, Larrens, Larrey, Larry, Lars, Laurance, Lauren, Laurence, Laurens, Laurent, Laurentios, Laurentius, Laurenz, Laurie, Laurits, Lauritz, Lavrans, Lavrens, Lawrance, Lawrey, Lawrie, Lawry, Lenci, Lon, Lonny, Lorance, Lorant, Loren, Lorenc, Lorence, Lorencz, Lorens, Lorentz, Lorenz, Lorenzen, Lorenzo, Lorin, Loritz, Lorrence, Lorrenz, Lorry and Lowrance.

Related boy name: Larron.

Lawrence has 5 feminine forms: Larsen, Lauren, Laurence, Loren and Lorenza.

Kreatif forms: Lawrenle, Lawrenza, Lerence. [more]

pinHow popular is Lawrence?

Lawrence is a very prominent first name for males (#63 out of 1220, Top 5%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#219 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the birth name popularity of Lawrence for boys. Lawrence reached its top rank of #29 in the U.S. during 1940-1949, and is presently at #462. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lawrence name in U.S.

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

Lorenzo (#227 last year), Larry (#510), Lorenz, Loren, Lorin, Lorne, Lon, Lars, Lauren, Laurence and Lonny are the popular alternative forms of Lawrence (#462 last year) ranked in the Top 1000. Adoption of these relations of Lawrence was widespread among parents during 1960-1969 (average #569) and is somewhat lower today (#849, 65.1% less), with versions such as Lorne falling out of style.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lawrence, Larry, Lars, Lauren, Laurence in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lon, Lonny, Loren, Lorenz, Lorenzo in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lorin, Lorne in U.S.

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

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Recommended similar baby names are Clarance, Clarence, Clarrance, Clarrence, Darence, Darrance, Darrence, Derrance, Dorrance, Fabrice, Klarance, Labron, Labrun, Lacrosse, Laiken, Laine, Laken, Lance, Landen, Lane, Lange, Lannie, Laramie, Larch, Laredo, Larell, Laren, Larenzo, Larie, Larin, Laron, Laroyce, Larran, Larren, Larrin, Larsen, Larue, Lathen, Latrell, Launce, Laureano, Laurencio, Lavante, Laverne, Lavonte, Lawler, Lawson, Lawton, Lawyer, Layne, Lerone, Lewayne, Loreno, Lorent, Lorento, Lorren, Markeece, Maurice, Maxence, Patrece, Patrice, Prince, Rance, Spence, Tarrance, Tarrence, Terence, Terrance, Terrence, Terronce, Torence, Torrance, Torrence, Vance and Yance. These names tend to be less commonly used than Lawrence.