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Meaning and Origin

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Wiktionary

From Latin Laurentius.

  1. A male given name, equivalent to Laurence or Lawrence in English.
  2. A patronymic surname​.

Notable Persons Named Laurent

Laurent Blanc is a soccer player for the Paris Saint-Germain F.C., Montpellier HSC, S.S.C. Napoli, Nîmes Olympique, AS Saint-Étienne, AJ Auxerre, FC Barcelona, Olympique de Marseille, Inter Milan, Manchester United F.C., and France national football team. Laurent was born on November 19th, 1965 in Alès, France.

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Laurent Koscielny is a soccer player for the Arsenal F.C., ESA Brive, En Avant de Guingamp, Tours FC, FC Lorient, and France national football team. Laurent was born on September 10th, 1985 in Tulle, France.

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Laurent Ciman is a soccer player for the Montreal Impact, R. Charleroi S.C., Club Brugge KV, K.V. Kortrijk, Standard Liège, Belgium national under-21 football team, and Belgium national football team. Laurent was born on August 5th, 1985 in Farciennes. Laurent is also known as Ciman and Laurent Franco.

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Laurent Gbagbo is a 4th President of Côte d'Ivoire. Laurent was born on May 31st, 1945 in Gagnoa.

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Amir Haddad is a pop music musician. His ongoing career started in 2006. Amir was given the name Laurent Amir Khlifa Khedider Haddad in Sarcelles.

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Laurent Duvernay-Tardif is a football player for the Kansas City Chiefs. Laurent was born on February 11th, 1991 in Mont-Saint-Hilaire, Quebec.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Laurent

Her most notable accomplishments were from 1998 to present. Mélanie was born on February 21st, 1983 in Paris. Mélanie is also known as Laurent and Mélanie.

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Yves Saint Laurent was a fashion design. Yves was given the name Yves Henri Donat Mathieu-Saint-Laurent on August 1st, 1936 in Oran. He breathed his last breath on June 1st, 2008.

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Louis St. Laurent was a Prime Minister of Canada. He was most active from 1948 to 1957. Louis was born on February 1st, 1882 in Compton, Quebec, Canada. He breathed his last breath on July 25th, 1973.

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Octavia was born on June 16th, 1964. They passed away on May 17th, 2009.

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Prince Laurent is royalty. Prince was born as the child of Albert II of Belgium and Queen Paola of Belgium on October 19th, 1963 in château de Belvédère, Laeken, Belgium.

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Josh Laurent is a soccer player for the Hartlepool United F.C., Wycombe Wanderers F.C., Queens Park Rangers F.C., Braintree Town F.C., Brentford F.C., and Newport County A.F.C. Josh was born on May 6th, 1995 in Leytonstone.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1912 8 0 8
1913 6 0 6
1914 10 0 10
1915 18 0 18
1916 24 0 24
1917 18 0 18
1918 23 0 23
1919 21 0 21
1920 29 0 29
1921 26 0 26
1922 22 0 22
1923 28 0 28
1924 24 0 24
1925 24 0 24
1926 27 0 27
1927 39 0 39
1928 34 0 34
1929 26 0 26
1930 32 0 32
1931 25 0 25
1932 19 0 19
1933 16 0 16
1934 13 0 13
1935 14 0 14
1936 20 0 20
1937 15 0 15
1938 13 0 13
1939 15 0 15
1940 13 0 13
1941 12 0 12
1942 11 0 11
1943 10 0 10
1944 16 0 16
1945 17 0 17
1946 19 0 19
1947 27 0 27
1948 27 0 27
1949 27 0 27
1950 30 0 30
1951 22 0 22
1952 13 0 13
1953 17 0 17
1954 19 0 19
1955 16 0 16
1956 23 0 23
1957 11 0 11
1958 20 0 20
1959 26 0 26
1960 22 0 22
1961 22 0 22
1962 17 0 17
1963 20 0 20
1964 14 0 14
1965 22 0 22
1966 18 0 18
1967 9 0 9
1968 19 0 19
1969 14 0 14
1970 12 0 12
1971 20 0 20
1972 15 0 15
1973 16 0 16
1974 9 0 9
1975 17 0 17
1976 7 0 7
1977 14 0 14
1978 16 0 16
1979 12 0 12
1980 14 0 14
1981 21 0 21
1982 21 0 21
1983 16 0 16
1984 18 0 18
1985 14 0 14
1986 21 0 21
1987 14 0 14
1988 14 0 14
1989 29 0 29
1990 14 0 14
1991 13 0 13
1992 12 0 12
1993 20 0 20
1994 16 0 16
1995 18 0 18
1996 17 0 17
1997 9 0 9
1998 17 0 17
1999 10 0 10
2000 19 0 19
2001 14 0 14
2002 15 0 15
2003 18 0 18
2004 12 0 12
2005 11 0 11
2006 6 0 6
2007 11 0 11
2008 13 0 13
2009 12 0 12
2010 12 0 12
2011 9 0 9
2012 10 0 10
2013 8 0 8
2014 12 0 12
2015 12 0 12
2016 11 0 11
2017 15 0 15

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Popularity of Laurent as a first name

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Popularity of Laurent as a last name

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Common last names for Laurent

  • Roy
  • Belanger
  • Bernier
  • Gagnon
  • Cote

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Laurent U.S.
  White 54.19% 64.26%
  African American 37.67% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.08% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.29% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.88% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.89% 16.26%

Of Last Name Laurent

People with the last name Laurent are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Laurent

  • How Popular is the name Laurent? Laurent is the 7,180th most popular name of all time. As a last name Laurent was the 5,232nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Laurent have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,828 babies born with the first name Laurent in the United States. That's more than enough people named Laurent to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Laurent? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Laurent first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Laurent is Wednesday, May 1st, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Laurent born? The highest recorded use of the first name Laurent was in 1927 with a total of 39 babies.
  • Random Laurent Factoid: According to the 1927 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Laurent ranks 92nd in popularity as a baby boy's name in Rhode Island. Imagine that, 9 babies in Rhode Island have the same name as you in 1927.
  • Weird things about the name Laurent: Your name in reverse order is Tnerual. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aretuln. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Laurent? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 6,665 people with the last name Laurent.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Laurent? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Laurent as their last name.

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