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Lawrence Meaning


What does Lawrence mean?

The name Lawrence is of Latin origin.

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

Lawrence is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 8 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced La-wrence.

The Given Name Lawrence

Embraced by many parents, the name Lawrence, is one of timelessness and charm.

This 2 syllable name has cheerfullness and brilliance.

Wrap it up and take it home, Lawrence may just be the name you're looking for.

Lawrence falls into the name categories classic, place.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Lawrence Humphrey, Lawrence Huong Van Nguyen, and Lawrence Jamada.

Lawrence Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 498 in baby name popularity for boys with 573 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 495 in baby name popularity for boys with 582 occurrences. It ranked 17,244 in baby name popularity for girls with 5 occurrences.

The trend's your friend. See how Lawrence has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Lawrence Name Popularity Page.

Lawrence Related Names

The names Larenzo, Lornell are all forms of Lawrence.

Lawrence has the diminutives (nicknames) Law, Lawrie.

Famous Lawrences

  • Lawrence Humphrey ~ Saint
  • Lawrence Huong Van Nguyen ~ Saint
  • Lawrence Jamada ~ Saint
  • Lawrence Klein ~ Nobel Prize for Economics 1980
  • Lawrence of Novara ~ Saint
  • Lawrence of Rome ~ Saint
  • Lawrence PeMan ~ Saint
  • Lawrence Richardson ~ Saint
  • Lawrence Rokuyemon ~ Saint
  • Lawrence Shizu ~ Saint
  • Lawrence Taylor ~ Football Player
  • Lawrence Wang ~ Saint

Lawrence Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Lawrence.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

Children named Lawrence are often nimble and fresh but most of all they are read more >>

Lawrence Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Lawrence.

Just for fun, see the name Lawrence 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 Lawrence in Nautical Flags page.