Infographic of Laurence name meaning, which is “The one crowned with laurel,” i.e., the victor, from the Latin laurus, the laurel.
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Laurence Name Popularity

How popular is the name Laurence? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 243 55 0.0156%
1911 282 50 0.0134%
1912 213 221 0.0438%
1913 212 271 0.0478%
1914 219 324 0.0465%
1915 221 423 0.0466%
1916 228 431 0.0446%
1917 231 442 0.0442%
1918 224 515 0.048%
1919 228 495 0.0473%
1920 226 533 0.0479%
1921 220 567 0.0495%
1922 225 562 0.0504%
1923 240 505 0.0451%
1924 240 535 0.0461%
1925 245 499 0.0441%
1926 220 583 0.053%
1927 228 550 0.0497%
1928 230 539 0.0504%
1929 216 558 0.0539%
1930 227 525 0.0503%
1931 228 489 0.0495%
1932 252 429 0.0434%
1933 260 368 0.0395%
1934 245 431 0.0446%
1935 270 363 0.0374%
1936 264 378 0.0392%
1937 256 393 0.0399%
1938 251 427 0.0417%
1939 223 500 0.0492%
1940 217 546 0.0514%
1941 243 482 0.0428%
1942 222 617 0.0489%
1943 227 603 0.0462%
1944 239 531 0.0428%
1945 235 531 0.0435%
1946 227 658 0.0446%
1947 232 733 0.0439%
1948 236 716 0.0449%
1949 229 760 0.0472%
1950 232 762 0.0473%
1951 235 781 0.0461%
1952 231 813 0.0466%
1953 252 708 0.04%
1954 264 675 0.0369%
1955 286 593 0.0322%
1956 291 602 0.0319%
1957 316 544 0.0283%
1958 333 502 0.0266%
1959 349 458 0.0241%
1960 353 452 0.0239%
1961 341 495 0.0262%
1962 355 458 0.0249%
1963 356 443 0.0247%
1964 375 401 0.0228%
1965 416 306 0.0187%
1966 409 301 0.0193%
1967 417 291 0.0192%
1968 436 267 0.0178%
1969 454 244 0.0158%
1970 462 264 0.0166%
1971 537 177 0.0118%
1972 575 147 0.0108%
1973 570 147 0.0113%
1974 603 129 0.0099%
1975 625 122 0.0095%
1976 665 105 0.0081%
1977 698 102 0.0076%
1978 712 93 0.0069%
1979 716 96 0.0068%
1980 717 100 0.0068%
1981 634 132 0.009%
1982 690 110 0.0074%
1983 750 84 0.0057%
1984 686 110 0.0074%
1985 773 85 0.0056%
1986 831 74 0.0049%
1987 836 76 0.005%
1988 954 60 0.0039%
1989 831 96 0.0059%
1990 942 76 0.0046%
1991 1,019 65 0.004%
1992 891 90 0.0056%
1993 1,232 43 0.0028%
1994 1,153 51 0.0033%
1995 1,080 63 0.0042%
1996 1,021 73 0.0049%
1997 1,248 47 0.0032%
1998 1,237 49 0.0033%
1999 1,311 44 0.0029%
2000 1,515 34 0.0022%
2001 1,616 29 0.0019%
2002 1,478 38 0.0025%
2003 1,563 34 0.0022%
2004 2,084 15 0.001%
2005 1,829 24 0.0016%
2006 1,749 31 0.002%
2007 2,102 18 0.0011%
2008 1,982 21 0.0014%
2009 1,894 24 0.0016%
2010 3,012 5 0.0003%
2011 2,094 16 0.0011%
2012 2,471 8 0.0006%
2013 2,387 10 0.0007%
2014 1,788 28 0.0019%
2015 2,160 15 0.001%
2016 2,066 17 0.0012%
2017 1,773 27 0.0019%
2018 2,021 17 0.0012%
2019 2,025 17 0.0013%

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What names are diminutives of Laurence?

A diminutive is a name that’s like Laurence sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Laurence, but shorter.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Larrie

A diminutive form of Laurence.

Larry

A diminutive form of Laurence.

English

Laurie

From Laurentum

Latin

Law

From the hill

English


What names sound like Laurence?

If you like how Laurence sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Laurence.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Larrence

From Laurentum

Latin

Laurance

From Laurentum

Latin


What names are similar to Laurence?

Find a name that’s like Laurence, but just a little bit different.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Darence

American

Darrence

American

Larance

From Laurentum

Latin

Larrance

From Laurentum

Latin

Launce

French

Lauren

From Laurentum

Latin

Laurencio

Spanish

Laurens

From Laurentum

Latin

Laurent

From Laurentum

Latin

Laurenz

From Laurentum

Latin

Lawrance

From Laurentum

Latin

Lorence

From Laurentum

Latin

Lorrence

From Laurentum

Latin

Tarrence

Latin


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