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Gender: Female Meaning of Laurence: "from Laurentum" Origin of Laurence: Latin

The name Laurence is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "from Laurentum". Laurence and is often added to lists like Classic Baby Names with a Twist and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".

From the experts:

A feminine form in France, this boyish choice could make a fresh alternative to Lauren or Laura -- or be an inventive way to honor Grandpa Larry.

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Famous People Named Laurence

Laurence Leboeuf, Canadian actress
Laurence Rochat, Swiss skier
Laurence Fournier Beaudry, Canadian ice dancer who competes for Denmark
Laurence Tubiana, French economist and diplomat
Laurence Basse, French former model and fashion designer ("Project Runway")
Mary Laurence "Lauren" Hutton, American model

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