First name origin & meaning:
Latin: Laurel crown
First name variations: Laurence, Lawrance, Lorenz, Loren, Laurens, Lorin, Lorcan, Lon, Lonnie, Loring, Lawford, Lawley, Lawler, Laughton, Lawry, Larry, Laurent, Lorenzo, Lauritz, Lorne, Lawson, Lars, Larson, Larkin, Labhras, Lawrence
Last name origins & meanings:
- English: habitational name, common in Lancashire and Yorkshire,
from Buglawton or Church Lawton in Cheshire, or Lawton in
Herefordshire, named in Old English as ‘settlement on or near a hill’,
or ‘settlement by a burial mound’, from hlāw ‘hill’, ‘burial
mound’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.
- English: variant
spelling of Laughton.
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