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GenderMasculine
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.LER-ee
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Meaning & History

Diminutive of LAURENCE (1). A notable bearer is former basketball player Larry Bird (1956-).
DiminutiveLaz
Feminine FormsLauren, Lauryn, Loren, Lorena
Other Languages & CulturesLaurentius Ancient Roman Llorenç Catalan Lovre, Lovrenco, Lovro Croatian Vavřinec Czech Lars, Lorens, Lasse, Laurits, Lauritz Danish Lars, Laurens, Lourens, Lau, Rens Dutch Lars, Lari, Lasse, Lassi, Lauri Finnish Laurent French Lourens Frisian Lars, Laurenz, Lorenz, Lenz German Lavrentios Greek Lőrinc Hungarian Lárus Icelandic Labhrás Irish Lorenzo, Enzo, Loris, Renzo Italian Lau, Lor Limburgish Laurynas Lithuanian Larkin, Law Medieval English Lars Medieval Scandinavian Lorencio Medieval Spanish Lars, Lorens, Lasse, Laurits, Lauritz Norwegian Wawrzyniec Polish Lourenço Portuguese Laurențiu Romanian Lavrenti, Lavrentiy, Lavrenty Russian Labhrainn Scottish Vavrinec Slovak Lovrenc, Lovro Slovene Lorenzo Spanish Renzo Spanish (Latin American) Lars, Lorens, Lasse Swedish

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Entry updated March 21, 2014   Contribute