Gender Masculine
Usage Dutch
Pronounced Pron. LOW-rəns
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Meaning & History

Dutch form of Laurentius (see Laurence 1).

Related Names

VariantsLars, Lourens
DiminutivesLau, Rens
Other Languages & CulturesLaurentius(Ancient Roman) Llorenç(Catalan) Lovre, Lovrenco, Lovro(Croatian) Vavřinec(Czech) Lars, Lasse, Laurits, Lauritz, Lorens(Danish) Laurence, Lawrence, Larrie, Larry, Lauren, Laurie, Laz, Loren, Lorin, Lorrin(English) Lawrie(English (British)) Lauri(Estonian) Lars, Lari, Lasse, Lassi, Lauri(Finnish) Laurent(French) Lourens(Frisian) Lavrenti(Georgian) Lars, Lorenz, Laurenz, 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, Lasse, Laurits, Lauritz, Lorens(Norwegian) Wawrzyniec(Polish) Lourenço(Portuguese) Laurențiu(Romanian) Lavrenti, Lavrentiy, Lavrenty(Russian) Labhrann(Scottish Gaelic) Vavrinec(Slovak) Lovrenc, Lovro(Slovene) Lorenzo(Spanish) Renzo(Spanish (Latin American)) Lars, Lasse, Lorens(Swedish)
Surname DescendantsLaurens, Lauwens, Lauwers(Dutch)
User SubmissionLaurens

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Entry updated April 16, 2019