Laurence - boys name

Laurence name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 91%

Laurence name meaning:

The name Laurence is of Latin origin and has a rich history. It is derived from the Roman family name Laurentius, which means "from Laurentum." Laurentum was a city in ancient Italy, and its name is believed to come from the Latin word "laurus," meaning "laurel tree" or "victory." Therefore, the name Laurence carries connotations of victory and honor.

People with the name Laurence are often associated with traits such as strength, integrity, and ambition. They are known for their determination, leadership abilities, and strong sense of justice. Laurence is a name that exudes power and authority, making it a popular choice for parents seeking a name that reflects their aspirations for their child's future success.

Overall, the name Laurence signifies a strong and honorable individual, one who is destined for greatness. It embodies qualities of victory, leadership, and integrity, making it a name that carries a sense of power and achievement.

Origin: Latin

Form of Lawrence. Laurel-crowned.


Unisex names, Victorian names

Related names

Lawrence , Larenzo, Larin, Larry , Lars , Larsen, Larson , Laurence , Laurencia, Laurenne, Laurente, Laurentia, Lauryn , Lawrencia, Lawrie , Lonyn, Lorencz, Lorenzo , Lorne , Lornell, Lorren, Lorrin, Loryn

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Overall UK ranking: 416 out of 4789

102 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (605)

Historical popularity of Laurence

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