Given Name LORENZO

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: lo-REN-tso (Italian), lo-REN-tho (European Spanish), lo-REN-so (Latin American Spanish)  [details]

Meaning & History

Italian and Spanish form of Laurentius (see LAURENCE (1)). Lorenzo de' Medici (1449-1492), known as the Magnificent, was a ruler of Florence during the Renaissance. He was also a great patron of the arts who employed Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Botticelli and other famous artists.
DIMINUTIVES: Enzo, Loris, Renzo (Italian), Renzo (Spanish (Latin American))
FEMININE FORMS: Lorenza (Italian), Lorenza (Spanish)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Laurentius (Ancient Roman), Llorenç (Catalan), Lovre, Lovrenco, Lovro (Croatian), Vavřinec (Czech), Lars, Lorens, Lasse, Laurits, Lauritz (Danish), Lars, Laurens, Lourens, Lau, Rens (Dutch), Laurence, Lawrence, Larrie, Larry, Lauren, Laurie, Lawrie, Laz, Loren, Lorin, Lorrin (English), Lars, Lari, Lasse, Lassi, Lauri (Finnish), Laurent (French), Lourens (Frisian), Lars, Laurenz, Lorenz, Lenz (German), Lavrentios (Greek), Lőrinc (Hungarian), Lárus (Icelandic), Labhrás (Irish), 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), Lars, Lorens, Lasse (Swedish)


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Entry updated July 2, 2017