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Laurence Meaning


What does Laurence mean?

The name Laurence is of Latin origin.

The meaning of Laurence is "from Laurentum, Italy".

It is also of English and French origin, where its meaning is "of Laurentum".

Laurence is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 8 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Lau-rence.

The Given Name Laurence

Laurence is a luminous and memorable name.

A special name that is sure to be loved.

A name that will flow off your tongue.

Laurence falls into the place name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Laurence Bai Xiaoman, Laurence Fishburne, and Laurence Fox.

Laurence Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 2,237 in baby name popularity for boys with 61 occurrences. It ranked 14,779 in baby name popularity for girls with 6 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,985 in baby name popularity for boys with 72 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

Want to see how Laurence sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Laurence Name Popularity Page.

Laurence Related Names

The names Labhrainn, Labhras, Labhruinn, Lars, Larus, Lasse, Lauren, Laurencia, Laurendi, Laurens, Laurentzi, Lauri, Lorenc, Lorence, Lorencio, Lorens, Lorenz, Lorenzo, Lourenco are all forms of Laurence.

Laurence has the diminutives (nicknames) Larkin, Larry.

Famous Laurences

  • Laurence Bai Xiaoman ~ Saint
  • Laurence Fishburne ~ Actor
  • Laurence Fox ~ Actor
  • Laurence Loricatus ~ Saint
  • Laurence Majoranus ~ Saint
  • Laurence O'Toole ~ Saint
  • Laurence of Canterbury ~ Saint
  • Laurence Olivier ~ Actor
  • Laurence the Illuminator ~ Saint

Laurence Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Laurence.

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Laurence Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Laurence in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Laurence.

Just for fun, see the name Laurence in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Laurence in Nautical Flags page.