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Lorenzo Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Lorenzo is of Latin and Italian origin.

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


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 227 in baby name popularity for boys with 1628 occurrences.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

View the Lorenzo Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Lorenzo has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Lorenzo to other names.


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Related Names

Lorenzo is a form of the name Laurence.

The names Lorenza, Loryn are all forms of Lorenzo.

Lorenzo has the diminutive (nickname) Renzo.

Other Tidbits

Lorenzo falls into the place name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Lorenzo Lamas, Lorenzo Odone.

Name Fun

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

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

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Names Like This

Italian children normally receive one or two given names.

Italian babies are frequently named after family members, Roman Catholic saints including local patron saints and other biblical figures. Traditionally, the first born son was named after the father's father, the first daughter after the father's mother, the second son after the mother's father, and the second daughter after the mother's mother. Some Italians still follow this custom today.

Many Italian male given names end in -o or -e while female names often end in -a and -e.

Nicknames may be formed for almost any name by adding a variety of suffexes including -ino/-ina, -etto/-etta, -ello/-ella, -uccio/-uccia, -uzzo/-uzza. These endings can the be used for example to turn Paola to Paoletta and Donato into Donatello.