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Boy Name: Laurence

Name: Laurence
Pronunciation: \la(u)-ren-ce, laur(e)-nce\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Laurence's also a girl name)
Meaning: from Laurentum
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Laurance, Larrence
Similar Names: Darence, Darrence, Launce, Lorrence, Lorence, Lawrance, Laurenz, Laurent, Laurens, Lauren, Larrance, Larance, Laurencio, Tarrence
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 428
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 9429

Description

Laurence \la(u)-ren-ce, laur(e)-nce\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Laurence), is a variant of Lawrence (Latin), and the meaning of Laurence is "from Laurentum". See also Larry and Laurean.

The baby name Laurence sounds like Laurance and Larrence. Other similar baby names are Darence, Darrence, Launce, Lorrence, Lorence, Lawrance, Laurenz, Laurent, Laurens, Lauren, Larrance, Larance, Laurencio and Tarrence.

View a list of the 4 names that reference Laurence.

Popularity

Laurence is a very popular first name for men (#428 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#9429 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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