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Danish and Norwegian form of Laurentius (see LAURENCE (1)).
VariantsLars, Lauritz, Lorens Danish Lars, Lauritz, Lorens Norwegian
DiminutivesLasse Danish Lasse Norwegian
Other Languages & CulturesLaurentius Ancient Roman Llorenç Catalan Lovre, Lovrenco, Lovro Croatian Vavřinec Czech Lars, Lau, Laurens, Lourens, Rens Dutch Larrie, Larry, Lauren, Laurence, Laurie, Lawrence, Lawrie, Laz, Loren, Lorin, Lorrin English Lari, Lars, Lasse, Lassi, Lauri Finnish Laurent French Lourens Frisian Lars, Laurenz, Lenz, Lorenz German Lavrentios Greek Lőrinc Hungarian Lárus Icelandic Labhrás Irish Enzo, Lorenzo, Loris, Renzo Italian Lau, Lor Limburgish Laurynas Lithuanian Larkin, Law Medieval English Lars Medieval Scandinavian Lorencio Medieval Spanish Wawrzyniec Polish Lourenço Portuguese Laurențiu Romanian Lavrenti, Lavrentiy, Lavrenty Russian Labhrainn Scottish Vavrinec Slovak Lovrenc, Lovro Slovene Lorenzo Spanish Renzo Spanish (Latin American) Lars, Lasse, Lorens Swedish
Entry updated October 30, 2011   Contribute