"son of Lawrence"

Lawson Origin and Meaning

The name Lawson is a boy's name of English origin meaning "son of Lawrence".

Appealing way, à la Dawson, to honor an ancestral Lawrence. Lawson is also an English pop rock band. Lawson has history or use that dates far back, but it fell off of the charts in 1950. The name resurfaced in 2001 and has been climbing since. Lawson has that surname feel and -son suffix that parents are loving in recent years.

# 414 in the US

Lawson Rank in US Top 1000

# 1272 on Nameberry

Lawson Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Lawson Popularity

Famous People Named Lawson

  • Gregory "Lawson" CraddockAmerican cyclist
  • Lawson ButtEnglish actor
  • Lawson Paterson "Red" RamageU.S. Navy admiral
  • Lawson AschenbachAmerican cyclist
  • Lawson RobinsonAntiguan footballer
  • Lawson Brent Nail (b. 2015)daughter of singer David Nail; twin of sister Lillian Catherine Nail
  • Lawson Jack McCormack (b. 2015)son of footballer Ross McCormack
  • Lawson Keith Schroeder (b. 2016)son of reality TV personalities Jordan Lloyd and Jeff Schroeder
  • William Lawson Bates4th child (2nd son) of reality TV's Bates family

Lawson in Pop Culture

  • Lawsoncharacter from 2004 movie "A Love Song for Bobby Long"
  • Henry and Evan Lawsoncharacters on TV's "Royal Pains"
  • LawsonEnglish rock band