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

Laurence Origin and Meaning

The name Laurence is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "from Laurentum".

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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nickimaple Says:

2017-08-13T22:53:57

I named my daughter Florence, but many people hear "Laurence" when I introduce her. And sometimes, I get sad that I didn't actually choose that name. So we named her cabbage patch doll Laurence, and all is good.

Noetje Says:

2015-07-04T14:22:28

You’re welcome.

TheHumanCanvas Says:

2015-07-01T14:39:53

That makes sense, thank you :)

Noetje Says:

2015-07-01T14:02:44

This is not a boys name.. Laurent is.

TheHumanCanvas Says:

2015-07-01T13:47:27

I normally hate boy names for girls... but, dang it, I'm breaking my own rule.

CocoWhite Says:

2014-06-21T05:50:05

Laurence sounds more like a surname to me than a first name. Probably because of Jennifer (Lawrence).