Type Surname (from given name)
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. LAWR-əns  [key·IPA]

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

VariantsLawson, Lowry
Other Languages & CulturesLovrić(Croatian) Vávra, Vávrová(Czech) Larsen, Larson, Lauridsen, Lauritsen, Laursen, Lorenzen(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) Larsen, Larson(Norwegian) Wawrzaszek(Polish) Lowry(Scottish) Vávra, Vávrová(Slovak) Lorenzo(Spanish) Larson, Larsson(Swedish)


Entry updated November 16, 2019