German"crowned with laurels"
Laurin Origin and Meaning
The name Laurin is a boy's name meaning "crowned with laurels".
A Top 50 name in Switzerland, this sleek European member of the Lawrence family of names is little-known elsewhere. In Germanic mythology, Laurin is a legendary dwarf king who is mentioned in both a 13th century heroic epic and an Alpine legend.
Famous People Named Laurin
- Laurin Dewey WoodworthU.S. Congressman from Ohio
- Laurin Lyman Williamsformer U.S. Army Lieutenant General
- Hugh McLaurin "Laurin" PepperAmerican baseball player
- Laurin the dwarfkingold austrian/german legend