Meaning of Laurence

Laurence is a French name for boys.
The meaning is `bay-leaves, protection`
The name Laurence is most commonly given to Flemish boys. (15 times more often than to American boys.)
Laurence is given to boys and girls in Nederland

It is short for:

Larrie



If it's too long you might use:

Lars, Larry



Use for the other sex:

Larissa, Laurencia, Lauren



What do they use in other countries?

Lauren (English)
Loren (English)
Laurie (English)
Lorin (English)
Lonne
Lawren
Laurin (German)
Lonnie (English)
Loran (Albanian)
Larsen
Laren
Larson
Larin
Lenci
Louren
Lorry
Lawrence (English)
Rens (Dutch)
Lon
Lorenzia



The name sounds like:

Laurance, Larrence



Similar names are:

Darence, Darrence, Launce, Lorrence, Lorence, Lawrance, Laurenz, Laurent, Laurens, Lauren, Larrance, Larance, Laurencio, Tarrence



See also:

Larry, Laurean, Laz, Lorin, Lorrin



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