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  1. Laurence

    Laurence is an English and French given name. The English masculine name originates from a French form of the Latin Laurentius, a name meaning "man from Laurentum". It is possible, although unlikely, that the name of Laurentum is derived from the Latin laurus ("laurel").The French feminine name is a form of the masculine Laurent, which is derived from the Latin name.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Laurence is ranked #9722 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Laurence surname appeared 3,336 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Laurence.

    79.5% or 2,655 total occurrences were White.
    11.5% or 386 total occurrences were Black.
    3.5% or 117 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.4% or 81 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.8% or 61 total occurrences were Asian.
    1% or 36 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Laurence in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Laurence in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Laurence in a Sentence

  1. Laurence Elliott:

    Only believe half you see and nothing you hear or read Laurence Elliott

  2. Laurence Doud:

    Laurence Doud is being framed, in no uncertain terms. The government has it all wrong and is being used by others to cover up their wrongdoing, laurence Doud will fight these false charges to Laurence Doud last breath, and Laurence Doud will be vindicated.

  3. Laurence Tribe:

    Or, if Harvard Law professor Laurence Tribe decides, ‘ I ’m simply not going to protect United States from foreign attack. I ’m busy making money. ’.

  4. Olivia Parker:

    You could not ever be bored around Laurence Grant, laurence Grant would just sweep everyone up in whatever Laurence Grant cared about. Laurence Grant could talk about anything with anyone. Laurence Grant was always the most happy when other people were happy.

  5. Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky:

    L.T.'s( Laurence Tosi's) expertise in hospitality and finance is the perfect combination to help take Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky to the next level.

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    one whose prevailing mental imagery takes the form of inner feelings of action
    • A. repugnant
    • B. motile
    • C. sesquipedalian
    • D. tenebrous

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