GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Italian, French
Meaning & History
The meaning of this name is uncertain. In some cases it seems to be an old Italian form of HEINZ, though in other cases it could be a variant of the Germanic name ANZO. In modern times it is also used as a short form of names ending in enzo, such as VINCENZO or LORENZO.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Loris, Renzo (Italian)
FEMININE FORM: Vincenza (Italian)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Anzo (Ancient Germanic), Lovre, Lovro (Croatian), Cenek (Czech), Henning (Danish), Heike, Heiko, Hein, Henk, Hennie, Henny, Lau, Rens, Rik (Dutch), Hal, Hank, Harry, Larrie, Larry, Laurie, Lawrie, Loren, Lorin, Vin, Vince, Vinnie, Vinny, Laz, Lorrin (English), Heikki (Finnish), Heiner, Heinz, Henning, Lenz (German), Herkus (Lithuanian), Heike, Heiko (Low German), Larkin, Law (Medieval English), Henning (Norwegian), Lovro, Vinko (Slovene), Quique (Spanish), Henning (Swedish)
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