Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

Danish and Norwegian form of Laurentius (see Laurence 1).

Related Names

VariantsLars, Laurits, Lorens(Danish) Lars, Laurits, 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, Laz, Loren, Lorin, Lorrin(English) Lawrie(English (British)) Lauri(Estonian) Lari, Lars, Lasse, Lassi, Lauri(Finnish) Laurent(French) Lourens(Frisian) Lavrenti(Georgian) 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) Labhrann(Scottish Gaelic) Vavrinec(Slovak) Lovrenc, Lovro(Slovene) Lorenzo(Spanish) Renzo(Spanish (Latin American)) Lars, Lasse, Lorens(Swedish)
Entry updated October 30, 2011