Lorenzo - boys name

Lorenzo name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 96%

Lorenzo name meaning:

The name Lorenzo is of Italian origin and is derived from the Latin name Laurentius, meaning "from Laurentum" or "man from Laurentum." Laurentum was an ancient city in Italy, and its name is believed to have originated from the Latin word "laurus," which means "laurel tree."

In ancient times, the laurel tree was associated with honor, victory, and wisdom. The tree's leaves were often used to make wreaths that were given as a symbol of accomplishment or recognition. Therefore, the name Lorenzo can be interpreted as "crowned with laurel" or "bringer of victory."

Lorenzo is a name with rich cultural and historical significance. It has been popularized by several notable figures throughout history, including Renaissance artist Lorenzo Ghiberti and Italian composer Lorenzo de' Medici. With its strong and timeless meaning, the name Lorenzo carries connotations of strength, success, and achievement, making it a popular choice for parents seeking a name with a touch of nobility.

Origin: Italian

Form of Lawrence. Laurel-crowned.


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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: 168 out of 4789

319 recorded births last year

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  • Scotland (437)

Historical popularity of Lorenzo

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