Name Laurence Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Laurence


Laurence is a ♀ girl’s name and a ♂ boy’s name. Laurence thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

What is the origin of the name Laurence?

Laurence is an English variant of the Latin name Laurentius, thus a masculine name. In France, Laurence is a feminine name as a form of Laurentia.

What does the name Laurence mean?

Laurence means “from Laurentum” (an ancient Italian city) and “laurel” (from Latin “laurus/laurea”), which is a symbol of victory, fame, honor or accomplishment.

Pronunciation of Laurence

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Popularity of the name Laurence

The name Laurence is ranked #6097 overall.

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