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Type Surname (from given name)
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. LAWR-əns
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Meaning & History

Derived from the given name LAURENCE (1). Famous bearers include revolutionary T. E. Lawrence (1888-1935) and author D. H. Lawrence (1885-1930).

Related Names

VariantsLarson, Lawson, Lowry
Other Languages & CulturesVávra(Czech) Larsen, Lorenzen, Lauritsen(Danish) Laurens, Lauwens, Lauwers(Dutch) Laurent(French) Lafrentz, Lafrenz, Laurenz, Lawrenz, Leverenz, Lewerentz, Lewerenz, Lohrenz, Lorentz, Lorenz, Loris, Loritz(German) De Laurentis, De Lorenzo, Nenci, Zini, Zino(Italian) Lorenzen(Low German) Wawrzaszek(Polish) Lowry(Scottish) Larsson(Swedish)

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