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What does Lawson mean?

Lawson Pronunciation of Lawson [law-son] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Lawson is "son of Lawrence". Commonly used as a first name since 1850. Author Robert Lawson.

Associated with: old english.


Creative forms:
(male) Leson, Lyson, ..


Middle name pairings:
Lawson Kian (L.K.), ..

How popular is Lawson?

Lawson is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#235 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Lawson reached its apex position of #438 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Lawson is alike in pronunciation to Lasean. Other recommended names are Babson, Carson, Cason, Dawson, Dayson, Dowson, Garson, Hanson, Hewson, Jacson, Jaison, Jakson, Janson, Jason, Jaxson, Jayson, Karson, Kason, Labron, Ladon, Laiken, Laikin, Lajon, Laken, Lakon, Landon, Laron, Larron, Larsen, Larson, Larsson, Lavon, Lawlor, Lawton, Layton, Mason, Masson, Maxson, Parson, Rawson, Samson, Sanson, Tamson, Tanson, Tayson and Watson. These names tend to be more frequently used than Lawson.

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