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What does Lawry mean?

Lawry Pronunciation of Lawry [lawry] as a boys' name is a Latin name, and Lawry means "from Laurentum". Lawry is an alternate form of Lawrence (Latin).


Lawry has 6 variants: Larrey, Larry, Laurie, Lawrey, Lawrie and Lorry.

3 more alternative forms via Lawrence: Lars, Lauren and Lonny.

Creative forms:
(male) Lery, Lewry, ..

(female) Lawla, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lawry Isidro (L.I.), ..

How popular is Lawry?

Lawry is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#20484 out of 150436, Top 14%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Lawrence (#497 the previous year), Larry (#556), Lars (#1705), Lonny, Lauren and Laurie are the prominent varying forms of Lawry (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Lorry, are seldom used. These relations of Lawry were at the height of their popularity 8 decades ago (usage of 2.27%) and are now significantly less conventional (usage 0.06%, 97.3%), with versions like Larry going out of style. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Larry, Lars, Lauren, Laurie, Lawrence, Lonny in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Lawry is pronounced similarly to Laray, Larie, Laroy, Larue, Lary, Leary, Leeroy and Leroy. Other recommended names are Barry, Camry, Cary, Cowry, Darry, Garry, Gary, Harry, Jary, Lacey, Lacy, Laddy, Laird, Landry, Lanny, Lark, Mabry, Maury, Parry and Qadry. These names tend to be more commonly used than Lawry.

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