Laurence: baby boy name popularity and meaning

Laurence

Of Latin origin and meaning "from Laurentum," this is actually a spelling variation of Lawrence. But you can spell it however you want, and use it no matter where you live, because you don't play by anybody's rules but your own.

Nicknames:

Larry.

Famous people named Laurence:

Poet Laurence Binyon; actors Laurence Olivier and Laurence Fishburne; novelist Laurence Stern III.

Fun fact:

Someone you probably didn't know was named Laurence: Laurence Tureaud, a.k.a. Mr. T.

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