Lorenzo

First Name
62k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
18k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Lorenzo

"Lorenzo" is a name of Italian origin, and it means "Laurel". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Notable Persons Named Lorenzo

MC Ren is a gangsta rap, hardcore hip hop, g-funk, and political hip hop rapper, record producer, and rapping. He holds the title Fuck Tha Police". His ongoing career started in 1987. MC was given the name Lorenzo Jerald Patterson on June 14th, 1969 in , United States. MC is also known as The Ruthless Villain, The Villain, The Villain in Black, and Rebel Villain.

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Lorenzo de' Medici was a noble. He was most active from 1469 to 1492. Lorenzo was born as the child of Piero di Cosimo de' Medici and Lucrezia Tornabuoni on January 1st, 1449 in Florence. He passed away on April 9th, 1492.

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Lorenzo Lamas-Craig is an actor. He was most active from 1978 to present. Lorenzo was given the name Lorenzo Lamas by his parents Fernando Lamas and Arlene Dahl on January 20th, 1958 in Santa Monica, California, United States.

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Lorenzo Insigne is a soccer player for the S.S.C. Napoli, Foggia Calcio, Delfino Pescara 1936, Italy national under-20 football team, Italy national under-21 football team, and Italy national football team. Lorenzo was born on June 4th, 1991 in Naples.

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Lorenzo Fertitta is an entrepreneurship and entrepreneur. Lorenzo was given the name Lorenzo Joseph Fertitta on January 3rd, 1968 in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.

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Lorenzo Richelmy is an actor. Lorenzo was born on March 25th, 1990 in La Spezia.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Lorenzo

Jorge Lorenzo is a motorcycle rider for the Yamaha Motor Racing. Jorge was born on May 4th, 1987 in Palma, Spain.

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Irv Gotti is a hip hop music and contemporary r&b record producer. He plays Turntablism, DJ mixer, Keyboard instrument, Drum machine, and Sampler (musical instrument). His most notable accomplishments were from 1992 to present. Irv was given the name Irving Domingo Lorenzo, Jr. on June 26th, 1970. Irv is also known as DJ Irv.

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Vanessa Lorenzo is a model. Vanessa was given the name Vanesa Lorenzo on January 7th, 1977 in Barcelona.

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Frank Lorenzo is an investment manager, entrepreneur, philanthropist, entrepreneurship, philanthropy, and andphilanthropist. Frank was given the name Francisco Anthony Lorenzo on May 19th, 1940.

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Ruth Lorenzo is a musician. She plays Vocals, guitar, and piano. She was most prominent from 2008 to present. Ruth was given the name Ruth Lorenzo Pascual on November 10th, 1982 in Murcia.

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Cristina Pato Lorenzo is a celtic music and classical music musician. She has had major accomplishments since 1999. Cristina was born on August 17th, 1980 in Ourense.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 48 0 48
1881 32 0 32
1882 41 0 41
1883 20 0 20
1884 30 0 30
1885 27 0 27
1886 25 0 25
1887 25 0 25
1888 36 0 36
1889 24 0 24
1890 24 0 24
1891 30 0 30
1892 29 0 29
1893 21 0 21
1894 25 0 25
1895 26 0 26
1896 35 0 35
1897 31 0 31
1898 40 0 40
1899 18 0 18
1900 42 0 42
1901 30 0 30
1902 27 0 27
1903 26 0 26
1904 29 0 29
1905 37 0 37
1906 47 0 47
1907 36 0 36
1908 48 0 48
1909 47 0 47
1910 46 0 46
1911 62 0 62
1912 95 0 95
1913 94 0 94
1914 133 0 133
1915 161 0 161
1916 176 0 176
1917 192 0 192
1918 168 0 168
1919 165 0 165
1920 190 0 190
1921 204 0 204
1922 211 0 211
1923 224 7 217
1924 217 0 217
1925 239 8 231
1926 230 0 230
1927 213 0 213
1928 226 0 226
1929 222 0 222
1930 211 0 211
1931 194 0 194
1932 196 0 196
1933 219 0 219
1934 224 0 224
1935 213 0 213
1936 191 0 191
1937 213 0 213
1938 236 0 236
1939 239 0 239
1940 206 0 206
1941 265 5 260
1942 250 5 245
1943 259 0 259
1944 275 0 275
1945 236 0 236
1946 294 5 289
1947 323 0 323
1948 344 0 344
1949 356 0 356
1950 381 0 381
1951 404 5 399
1952 453 5 448
1953 443 0 443
1954 524 0 524
1955 537 0 537
1956 569 8 561
1957 563 0 563
1958 519 0 519
1959 531 0 531
1960 663 8 655
1961 641 5 636
1962 607 8 599
1963 642 9 633
1964 664 9 655
1965 596 5 591
1966 612 7 605
1967 522 10 512
1968 511 0 511
1969 533 5 528
1970 571 9 562
1971 585 12 573
1972 531 8 523
1973 513 0 513
1974 576 7 569
1975 568 11 557
1976 561 9 552
1977 486 5 481
1978 533 6 527
1979 534 11 523
1980 598 14 584
1981 621 0 621
1982 632 6 626
1983 671 8 663
1984 753 11 742
1985 813 12 801
1986 731 15 716
1987 815 11 804
1988 763 12 751
1989 768 8 760
1990 831 5 826
1991 846 7 839
1992 762 0 762
1993 955 6 949
1994 928 0 928
1995 982 0 982
1996 1,020 0 1,020
1997 945 0 945
1998 955 0 955
1999 946 0 946
2000 922 0 922
2001 888 0 888
2002 987 0 987
2003 963 0 963
2004 1,075 0 1,075
2005 1,028 0 1,028
2006 1,109 0 1,109
2007 1,172 0 1,172
2008 987 0 987
2009 954 0 954
2010 964 0 964
2011 1,030 0 1,030
2012 1,087 0 1,087
2013 1,512 0 1,512
2014 1,633 0 1,633
2015 1,838 0 1,838
2016 1,860 0 1,860

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Popularity of Lorenzo as a first name

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Popularity of Lorenzo as a last name

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Common last names for Lorenzo

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  • Brown
  • Ramirez
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  • Robinson
  • Jackson
  • Gonzales

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Lorenzo U.S.
  White 19.68% 64.26%
  African American 1.43% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 9.40% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.96% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.78% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 66.75% 16.26%

Of Last Name Lorenzo

People with the last name Lorenzo are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Lorenzo

  • How Popular is the name Lorenzo? Lorenzo is the 864th most popular name of all time. As a last name Lorenzo was the 2,024th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Lorenzo have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 62,085 babies born with the first name Lorenzo in the United States. That's more than enough people named Lorenzo to occupy the territory of Greenland (Denmark) with an estimated population of 56,749 (as of January 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Lorenzo? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 48 new born babies.
  • When was Lorenzo first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Lorenzo is Saturday, March 2nd, 1867.
  • What year had the most people named Lorenzo born? The highest recorded use of the first name Lorenzo was in 2016 with a total of 1,860 babies. That's a lot of babies named Lorenzo!
  • Random Lorenzo Factoid: According to the 1945 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Lorenzo ranks 79th in popularity as a baby boy's name in New Mexico. Imagine that, 22 babies in New Mexico have the same name as you in 1945.
  • Weird things about the name Lorenzo: Your name in reverse order is Oznerol. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Olorenz. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Lorenzo? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 17,825 people with the last name Lorenzo.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Lorenzo? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 6 of them will have Lorenzo as their last name.

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