Type Surname (from given name)
Pronounced Pron. LOW-ree(English)
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Meaning & History

From a diminutive of the given name Laurence 1.

Related Names

VariantsLawrence, Lawson(English)
Other Languages & CulturesLovrić(Croatian) Vávra(Czech) Larsen, Larson, 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) Wawrzaszek(Polish) Lorenzo(Spanish) Larson, Larsson(Swedish)

Entry updated June 13, 2019