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What does Lorenzo mean?

Lorenzo Pronunciation of Lorenzo [loren-zo] as a boys' name is pronounced lor-REN-zoh. It is of Spanish, Italian and Latin origin, and the meaning of Lorenzo is "from Laurentum". Variant of Lawrence. Lorenzo de'Medici was a Renaissance patron of Michaelangelo and da Vinci. See also Renzo. Actor Lorenzo Lamas.

Associated with: renaissance (medieval).


Lorenzo has 9 variants: Larenzo, Laurencio, Loreno, Lorent, Lorento, Lorentz, Lorenz, Lorenzino and Nenzo.

Affiliated boy names: Enzo and Loren.

15 more relations via Lawrence: Laranz, Larenz, Laurenz, Lorance, Lorant, Loren, Lorenc, Lorence, Lorencz, Lorens, Lorenzen, Lorin, Loritz, Lorrence and Lorrenz.

1 feminine form: Lorenza.

Creative forms:
(male) Lorenan, Lorener, ..

(female) Lorener, Lorenta, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lorenzo Axton (L.A.), ..

How popular is Lorenzo?

Lorenzo is a very popular first name for men (#339 out of 1220, Top 28%) and also a very popular last name for both adults and children (#2643 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Lorenzo reached its highest rank of #216 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Enzo (#330 in 2015), Lawrence (#497), Renzo (#1935), Lorin, Lorenz and Loren are the popular alternative forms of Lorenzo (#216 in 2015). These relations of Lorenzo were at the height of their popularity a century ago (median #955) and are now much less common (#1282, 70.1% less usage), with forms like Lawrence becoming somewhat dated. Lorenzo and Enzo are two of the more fashionable birth names here.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lorenzo, Enzo, Lawrence, Loren, Lorenz in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lorin, Renzo in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Fonzo, Lanzo, Laredo, Laren, Logen, Lonza, Lonzo, Loran, Loring, Lorn, Lorne, Loron, Lorren, Loryn and Vicenzo. These names tend to be less commonly used than Lorenzo.

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