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Gender: male
Pronunciation: lor-AHN
Meaning: from the laurel trees
Related Names: Laura, Laurel, Lauren, Laurence, Lawrence, Lori, Lorraine, Lorrenzo, Lorrie

Length: 7 Gender: {{#if male



Rank in 2000s: 0 0

Name: laurent Origin: French,, Meaning (no case): from the laurel trees

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Laurent is a French name which stems from Latin roots referring to 'Laurentum' in Italy. The French meaning of the name is that the bearer of the name is someone who comes from the place with all the laurel trees. In English, the name Laurent became Lawrence or got shortened to Larry or Lori. The feminine version of the name Laurent (since many originally French names had a male and a female version) is Laurence.


Laurent is a decidedly unpopular name in the US, never having made it onto the top 1000 list of baby boys' names. In Belgium, on the other hand, the name Laurent was 252nd in 2002. In Australia it is slightly less popular than in Belgium, but still much more popular than it is in the US. In Australia, the name Laurent was the 533rd most popular given name for boys in 1999.[1]


There are many places around the globe which have Laurent as part of their name; most of these places are in a French-speaking place (France, Quebec and French Guyana):

  • Bas-Saint-Laurent (named after the St-Laurent River in Quebec, Canada, known to many English speakers as the St. Lawrence)
  • Boulevard Saint-Laurent (Gatineau), Quebec
  • Laurent, South Dakota
  • Louis-Saint-Laurent, Quebec, Canada
  • Saint-Laurent River, Quebec, Canada
  • Saint-Laurent—Cartierville, Quebec, Canada
  • St. Laurent Boulevard (Ottawa), Canada
  • Saint-Laurent-de-Condel, France
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Mont, France
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Var, France
  • Saint-Laurent-sur-Gorre, France
  • Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, France
  • Saint-Laurent-sur-Saône, France
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni, French Guyana [1]


  • the St. Laurent grape is a dark grape that is close to the Pinot Noir grape
  • there's a CEGEP (high school) in Montreal by the name of Cegep St-Laurent
  • the St. Laurent Shopping Center is in Ottawa, capital of Canada


  • Jeanne St. Laurent, wife of Louis St. Laurent (Canadian)
  • Louis St. Laurent, 12th Prime Minister of Canada
  • Laurent de la Hyre, French 17th century Baroque painter
  • Robert Laurent, American sculptor
  • Auguste Laurent was a French chemist of the 19th century
  • Laurent Schwartz was a French mathematician
  • Yves St-Laurent, fashion designer passed away in 2008


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Author: Rachel Hanson


Facts about LaurentRDF feed
Gender male  +
Length 7  +
Meaning from the laurel trees  +
Meaningnc from the laurel trees  +
Name laurent  +
Origin French  +
Popularity 0  +
Pronunciation lor-AHN  +
Rank in 2000s 0  +
Related Laura  +, Laurel  +, Lauren  +, Laurence  +, Lawrence  +, Lori  +, Lorraine  +, Lorrenzo  +, and Lorrie  +
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