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Meaning of the Name Laurence

The first name Laurence is of English, Latin, French, Shakespearean origin. It is often a boy name. It has the following meaning(s):

English: From the Place of Laurel Trees
Latin: Laurel, Other Forms are Larry, Lawrence, Courageous, Dutiful, Patriotic
French: Laurel-crowned
Shakespearean: 'The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet' Friar Laurence, Franciscan
Latin: Variant of Lawrence: of Laurentum. from the Place of the Laurel Leaves. Can Also Be Interpreted As the English Version of the Irish Name Lorcan: Fierce
English: From the Latin Laurentius (From Laurentum), Which is from Laurentum, the Name of a Town in Latium That is Probably Derived from Laurus (Laurel)

Similar Names

Larenzo | Laurencho | Laurens | Laurenz | Lawrence | Lorance | Lorenc | Lorence | Lorencz | Laurencia |

Related Names

Labhrainn  (Gaelic)
Man from Laurentum; a Gaelic Form of Laurence. (Lah-ren)
Larry  (English)
Abbreviation of Lawrence or Laurence Often Used As an Independent Name
Larry  (English)
Man from Laurentum; a Pet Form of Laurence, Larry is Also Used As an Independent Given Name. (La-ree)
Lauren  (English)
Feminine Form of Lorin: Variant of Laurence: from the Place of Laurel Trees
Laurie  (Scottish)
A Diminutive of Laurence: from the Place of the Laurel Leaves. Famous Bearer: Laurie Lee, Author of Cider With Rosie
Lawrence  (English)
A Modern English Form of Laurence and the Preferred Form in America
Lawrence  (Latin)
Laurel, Bay Tree (Lars, Laurence, Lawrey, Laurent, Laurenz, Lauritir)
Loren  (English)
Variant of Lorin: Variant of Laurence: from the Place of Laurel Trees. Famous Bearer: Conductor Lorin Maazel (Born )
Lorenzo  (Italian)
Laurence: from the Place of Laurel Trees. Lorenzo Was the Name of Jessica's Lover in Shakespeare's 'The Merchant of Venice'
Lorenzo  (Spanish)
Laurence: from the Place of Laurel Trees. Lorenzo Was the Name of Jessica's Lover in Shakespeare's 'The Merchant of Venice'. Lorenzo De' Medici Was a Patron of Michaelangelo and Da Vinci
Lorin  (English)
Variant of Laurence: from the Place of Laurel Trees. Famous Bearer: Conductor Lorin Maazel (Born )
Rance  (English)
Short for Laurence

Additional Names

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