Lawrence: baby boy name meaning and popularity


Derived from a Latin name meaning “from Laurentum.” But don’t worry, you can name your son Lawrence even if you don’t know where the hell Laurentum is.


Larry, Lauro, Law, Lawry.

Famous people named Lawrence:

MSNBC news anchor Lawrence O’Donnell; football players Lawrence Taylor and Lawrence Tynes; actor Lawrence Gray.

Fun fact:

According to Virgil’s The Aeneid, Laurentum was the original capital city of Italy, given its name because of its laurel trees.

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