Gender Feminine & Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. LAWR-ən
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Meaning & History

Variant or feminine form of Laurence 1. Originally a masculine name, it was first popularized as a feminine name by actress Betty Jean Perske (1924-2014), who used Lauren Bacall as her stage name.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesLaurentia, Laurentius(Ancient Roman) Llorenç(Catalan) Lovre, Lovrenco, Lovro(Croatian) Vavřinec(Czech) Lars, Lasse, Laurits, Lauritz, Lorens(Danish) Lars, Laurens, Lourens, Lau, Rens, Renske(Dutch) Lauri(Estonian) Lars, Lari, Lasse, Lassi, Lauri(Finnish) Laurence, Laurent(French) Lourens(Frisian) Lavrenti(Georgian) Lars, Lorenz, Laurenz, Lenz(German) Lavrentios(Greek) Lőrinc(Hungarian) Lárus(Icelandic) Labhrás(Irish) Lorenza, Lorenzo, Enzo, Loris, Renza, Renzo(Italian) Lau, Lor(Limburgish) Laurynas(Lithuanian) Larkin, Law(Medieval English) Lars(Medieval Scandinavian) Lorencio(Medieval Spanish) Lars, Lasse, Laurits, Lauritz, Lorens(Norwegian) Wawrzyniec(Polish) Lourenço(Portuguese) Laurențiu(Romanian) Lavrenti, Lavrentiy, Lavrenty(Russian) Labhrann(Scottish Gaelic) Vavrinec(Slovak) Lovrenc, Lovro(Slovene) Lorenza, Lorenzo(Spanish) Renzo(Spanish (Latin American)) Lars, Lasse, Lorens(Swedish)

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Entry updated April 5, 2022