What does Lawrence mean?

Definitions for Lawrence
ˈlɔr əns, ˈlɒr-lawrence

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Lawrence.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Lawrence, Saint Lawrence, St. Lawrence, Laurentiusnoun

    Roman martyr; supposedly Lawrence was ordered by the police to give up the church's treasure and when he responded by presenting the poor people of Rome he was roasted to death on a gridiron (died in 258)

  2. Lawrence, T. E. Lawrence, Thomas Edward Lawrence, Lawrence of Arabianoun

    Welsh soldier who from 1916 to 1918 organized the Arab revolt against the Turks; he later wrote an account of his adventures (1888-1935)

  3. Lawrence, Sir Thomas Lawrencenoun

    English portrait painter remembered for the series of portraits of the leaders of the alliance against Napoleon (1769-1830)

  4. Lawrence, Gertrude Lawrencenoun

    English actress (1898-1952)

  5. Lawrence, E. O. Lawrence, Ernest Orlando Lawrencenoun

    United States physicist who developed the cyclotron (1901-1958)

  6. Lawrence, D. H. Lawrence, David Herbert Lawrencenoun

    English novelist and poet and essayist whose work condemned industrial society and explored sexual relationships (1885-1930)

  7. Lawrencenoun

    a town in northeastern Kansas on the Kansas River; scene of raids by John Brown in 1856

Wiktionary

  1. Lawrencenoun

    A male given name from Latin, the usual spelling of Laurence in the U.S.

    "I named him Lawrence. After my father. Pete, that's my husband, he never really liked the name Lawrence. He thought it wasn't very..." she shut her eyes for a moment, shaking her head slowly, "...very masculine." She opened her eyes and smiled ruefully. " That's a good one, isn't it?"

  2. Lawrencenoun

    A patronymic surname.

    "My name is Richard Lawrence."

  3. Lawrencenoun

    A city, the county seat of Douglas County, Kansas, United States.

  4. Lawrencenoun

    A city in Massachusetts, United States and one of the two county seats of Essex County.

  5. Lawrencenoun

    A small town in Otago, New Zealand, named after Henry Montgomery Lawrence.

  6. Lawrencenoun

    A haze caused by heat; named after a third-century Christian killed by Emperor Valerian by being burned.

ChatGPT

  1. lawrence

    Lawrence is primarily recognized as a masculine given name. It is derived from the Roman names Laurentius which means "from Laurentum", a city in ancient Italy. Some females are also named Lawrence, although the common feminine counterparts are Lauren or Laurence. There are several variants of the name such as Larry, Loren, and Lars across different cultures. Noted uses of the name are: 1. St. Lawrence, a third-century martyr and one of the patron saints of Rome. 2. D.H. Lawrence, the notable English author, and poet. 3. Lawrence is also a common surname, such as in the case of actress Jennifer Lawrence. 4. It can also refer to several different geographical locations, including Lawrence, Kansas, and St. Lawrence River. Please note that the actual meaning may vary depending on the context.

Wikidata

  1. Lawrence

    Lawrence is the sixth largest city in the U.S. state of Kansas and the county seat of Douglas County. Located in northeastern Kansas, Lawrence is the anchor city of the Lawrence, Kansas, Metropolitan Statistical Area, which encompasses all of Douglas County. Located 25 miles east of Topeka, Kansas, and 41 miles west of Kansas City, Missouri, it is situated along the banks of the Kansas and Wakarusa Rivers. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 87,643. Lawrence is a college town and is the home to the University of Kansas and Haskell Indian Nations University. Lawrence was founded by the New England Emigrant Aid Company and was named for Amos Adams Lawrence who offered financial aid and support for the settlement. Lawrence was central to the Bleeding Kansas era and was the site of the Wakarusa War, the sacking of Lawrence and Quantrill’s Raid. Early in its existence, Lawrence transitioned from being a political city to a varied one focusing on many industries including agriculture, manufacturing and education when the University of Kansas was founded in 1866 and Haskell Indian Nations University opened in 1884. Lawrence has been named one of the best places to retire by U.S. News & World Report and one of America's 10 best college towns by Parents & Colleges.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. LAWRENCE

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Lawrence is ranked #232 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Lawrence surname appeared 129,699 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 44 would have the surname Lawrence.

    68.8% or 89,324 total occurrences were White.
    24.6% or 31,971 total occurrences were Black.
    2.5% or 3,242 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.3% or 2,983 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.9% or 1,206 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.7% or 960 total occurrences were Asian.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Lawrence' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4358

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Lawrence' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3550

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Lawrence in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Lawrence in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Lawrence in a Sentence

  1. President Trump:

    Trevor Lawrence's Trevor Lawrence and Trevor Lawrence feels Trevor Lawrence players just want to be out there.

  2. Community Health Network:

    Community Health Network is committed to patient safety and is working closely with MSD of Lawrence Township to determine the cause of error and evaluate processes, the safety of the students in our care is top priority.

  3. Lawrence Yun:

    The strong dollar may deter some foreigners from buying here in the Lawrence Yun, but many are purchasing in all cash, so the swings in the dollar isn't a deal breaker. They will begin to step up in the next year.

  4. Them Even More:

    I've paid [Lawrence] a lot more money since then, I promise you, here's the problem: I run a business. People want to work for less money, I pay them less money. ...Women shouldn't be so grateful. Know what you're worth. Walk away.

  5. Mary Cogan:

    He will reign here in Lawrence County.

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