Origin:Latin
Popularity:1134
Meaning:from Laurentum
Lawrence as a boy's name is pronounced LAR-ens, LOR-ens. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Lawrence is "from Laurentum". Place name: Lawrence, Kansas, home to both the University of Kansas and Haskell Indian Nations University.

Famous Lawrences

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  • Lawrence Gilliard Jr.
    TV Actor
  • Lawrence O'Donnell
    TV Producer
  • Lawrence Taylor
    Football Player
  • Lawrence Timmons
    Football Player
  • Lawrence Welk
    TV Personality
  • Martin Lawrence
    Comedian
  • T. E. Lawrence
    Author

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