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Lawrence

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60k Lorenzo (Italian)
40k Laurence (English)
2k Lorenz (German)
< 1k Lawrencia (Latin)

How popular is the baby name Lawrence in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 257 0 257 #65 boy name
1881 244 0 244 #66 boy name
1882 287 0 287 #63 boy name
1883 282 0 282 #61 boy name
1884 262 0 262 #71 boy name
1885 288 0 288 #64 boy name
1886 331 0 331 #57 boy name
1887 283 0 283 #60 boy name
1888 343 0 343 #61 boy name
1889 342 0 342 #56 boy name
1890 378 6 372 #52 boy name
1891 389 0 389 #46 boy name
1892 468 0 468 #44 boy name
1893 395 0 395 #51 boy name
1894 430 0 430 #49 boy name
1895 509 0 509 #42 boy name
1896 506 7 499 #46 boy name
1897 512 7 505 #41 boy name
1898 533 0 533 #44 boy name
1899 502 5 497 #40 boy name
1900 659 0 659 #40 boy name
1901 535 0 535 #37 boy name
1902 604 6 598 #37 boy name
1903 546 10 536 #43 boy name
1904 667 5 662 #38 boy name
1905 678 8 670 #38 boy name
1906 723 6 717 #36 boy name
1907 801 0 801 #34 boy name
1908 821 6 815 #35 boy name
1909 862 8 854 #35 boy name
1910 1,017 8 1,009 #35 boy name
1911 1,231 10 1,221 #37 boy name
1912 2,476 9 2,467 #38 boy name
1913 2,870 17 2,853 #35 boy name
1914 3,723 20 3,703 #36 boy name
1915 4,716 28 4,688 #37 boy name
1916 4,758 16 4,742 #38 boy name
1917 5,117 22 5,095 #36 boy name
1918 5,404 33 5,371 #38 boy name
1919 5,231 26 5,205 #38 boy name
1920 5,750 22 5,728 #36 boy name
1921 6,012 32 5,980 #37 boy name
1922 5,804 22 5,782 #36 boy name
1923 5,942 27 5,915 #36 boy name
1924 5,798 24 5,774 #36 boy name
1925 5,658 26 5,632 #36 boy name
1926 5,624 40 5,584 #36 boy name
1927 5,614 43 5,571 #37 boy name
1928 5,633 43 5,590 #38 boy name
1929 5,336 30 5,306 #38 boy name
1930 5,667 31 5,636 #37 boy name
1931 5,397 30 5,367 #38 boy name
1932 5,325 30 5,295 #35 boy name
1933 4,935 29 4,906 #38 boy name
1934 5,350 25 5,325 #34 boy name
1935 5,376 28 5,348 #35 boy name
1936 5,363 22 5,341 #37 boy name
1937 5,529 24 5,505 #38 boy name
1938 5,896 25 5,871 #36 boy name
1939 5,911 29 5,882 #36 boy name
1940 6,196 24 6,172 #35 boy name
1941 6,680 29 6,651 #34 boy name
1942 7,671 33 7,638 #30 boy name
1943 7,601 22 7,579 #32 boy name
1944 7,158 32 7,126 #32 boy name
1945 7,188 23 7,165 #30 boy name
1946 8,535 21 8,514 #31 boy name
1947 9,605 23 9,582 #32 boy name
1948 9,788 25 9,763 #31 boy name
1949 10,275 24 10,251 #32 boy name
1950 10,206 23 10,183 #33 boy name
1951 10,274 23 10,251 #33 boy name
1952 10,333 34 10,299 #35 boy name
1953 9,867 27 9,840 #37 boy name
1954 9,631 27 9,604 #39 boy name
1955 9,156 23 9,133 #42 boy name
1956 8,908 29 8,879 #42 boy name
1957 8,770 28 8,742 #46 boy name
1958 7,560 28 7,532 #52 boy name
1959 6,642 34 6,608 #62 boy name
1960 6,412 27 6,385 #64 boy name
1961 6,111 26 6,085 #67 boy name
1962 5,644 28 5,616 #70 boy name
1963 5,735 25 5,710 #68 boy name
1964 5,480 23 5,457 #68 boy name
1965 4,986 23 4,963 #66 boy name
1966 4,682 29 4,653 #66 boy name
1967 4,375 31 4,344 #67 boy name
1968 4,121 17 4,104 #67 boy name
1969 4,081 29 4,052 #71 boy name
1970 3,853 30 3,823 #83 boy name
1971 3,552 26 3,526 #85 boy name
1972 2,849 23 2,826 #100 boy name
1973 2,551 25 2,526
1974 2,566 21 2,545 #100 boy name
1975 2,388 24 2,364
1976 2,274 21 2,253
1977 2,342 31 2,311
1978 2,272 26 2,246
1979 2,281 21 2,260
1980 2,189 19 2,170
1981 2,214 21 2,193
1982 2,150 17 2,133
1983 2,046 19 2,027
1984 1,884 15 1,869
1985 1,956 14 1,942
1986 1,811 23 1,788
1987 1,917 21 1,896
1988 1,873 14 1,859
1989 1,766 14 1,752
1990 1,790 11 1,779
1991 1,748 16 1,732
1992 1,622 7 1,615
1993 1,551 0 1,551
1994 1,273 6 1,267
1995 1,149 0 1,149
1996 1,122 7 1,115
1997 985 0 985
1998 1,040 0 1,040
1999 917 0 917
2000 888 0 888
2001 810 0 810
2002 793 0 793
2003 817 0 817
2004 768 0 768
2005 733 8 725
2006 728 0 728
2007 771 0 771
2008 676 0 676
2009 635 0 635
2010 579 0 579
2011 591 0 591
2012 599 0 599
2013 584 0 584
2014 638 6 632
2015 580 0 580

Want to know about the popularity of the Lawrence baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 457,692 babies born with the name Lawrence in the United States. That's more than enough Lawrences to occupy the country of Brunei with an estimated population of 422,700 (as of July 1, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 257 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Lawrence" was in 1952 with a total of 10,299 babies. (That's a lot of baby Lawrences)

According to the 1951 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Lawrence" ranks #56 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Idaho. Imagine that, 28 babies in Idaho have the same name as you in 1951. Across the entire United States a total of 10,274 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Lawrence" mean? The list below shows the origins of Lawrence as well as things modernly associated with the name Lawrence such as celebrities named Lawrence.

Origin and Meaning of Lawrence

The name "Lawrence" is of English origin, and it means "Laurel". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Larry Page

Larry Page is a computer scientist and internet entrepreneur. Larry was born in 1973 as Lawrence Page in East Lansing, Michigan, U.S.

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Larry David

Larry David is a comedian with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1980 to present. Larry was born in 1947 as Lawrence Gene David in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

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Larry King

Larry King is a radio and television personality with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1957 to present. Larry was born in 1933 as Lawrence Harvey Zeiger in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

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Larry Joe Campbell

Larry Joe Campbell is an actor/comedian with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1999 to present. Larry was born in 1972 as Lawrence Joseph Campbell in Cadillac, Michigan, U.S.

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Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs

Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs is an actor and singer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1974 to present. Lawrence was born in 1953 in New York City, New YorkUnited States.

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Lawrence Tierney

Lawrence Tierney is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1943 to 2000. Lawrence was born in 1919 in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Lawrence

Lawrence Lessig
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Lawrence O'donnell
Lawrence Of Arabia
Lawrence V Texas
Lawrence Welk
Lawrence Kansas
Lawrence Phillips
Lawrence Taylor
Lawrence Timmons

Alternative Meanings

L is for love, your love of life!

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

W is for warmth, the glow of your friendship.

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

C is for compatible, a friend's friend.

E is for extra, those little things you do!

Your name in reverse order is "Ecnerwal". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Cnrealwe". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Lawrence born Apr 29, 1953

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Sumatra approximately on 475. Your profession was artist, magician, and fortune teller.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

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