Lawson - boys name

Lawson name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 87%

Lawson name meaning:

The name Lawson is of English origin and is commonly used as a surname that later transitioned into a given name. It is derived from the Old English word "lagu," meaning "law" or "legal code," and "sone," meaning "son." Therefore, the name Lawson can be interpreted as "son of law" or "son of justice."

People with the name Lawson are often associated with traits such as intelligence, fairness, and a strong sense of justice. They are known for their ability to make logical decisions and their inclination towards upholding laws and regulations. Lawson can also be seen as a name that carries a sense of responsibility and reliability.

Overall, the name Lawson signifies a person who embodies principles of fairness, righteousness, and adherence to the law. It suggests an individual who is trustworthy, dependable, and inclined towards maintaining justice in their personal and professional lives.

Origin: English

Son of Law or Lawrence.



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Overall UK ranking: 618 out of 4789

60 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (328)

Historical popularity of Lawson

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