Laurens name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Laurens mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Laurens

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  1. Leader of the American Revolution and president of the Continental Congress (1724-1792)
  1. A surname​.
  2. A city in Pocahontas County, Iowa, United States.
  3. A town and village in Otsego County, New York, United States.
  4. A city, the county seat of Laurens County, South Carolina, United States.
  5. A commune of Hérault department, France.

Laurens was also found in the following language(s): Dutch and German

Notable Persons Named Laurens

Notable Persons Named Laurens

Sir Laurens van der Post

Laurens was given the name Lourens Jan van der Post on December 13th, 1906 in Philippolis. He died on December 16th, 1996.

Laurens De Bock

Laurens De Bock is a soccer player for the Club Brugge KV, K. Standaard Wetteren, K.S.C. Lokeren Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium national youth football team, Belgium national under-17 football team, and Belgium national under-18 football team. Laurens was born on November 7th, 1992 in Dendermonde.

Laurens Hammond

Laurens Hammond was an engineer. Laurens was born on January 11th, 1895 in Evanston, Illinois. He died on July 3rd, 1973.

Laurens ten Dam

Laurens was born on November 13th, 1980 in Bedum, the Netherlands.

Laurens De Graaf

He passed away in 1704.

Laurens Vanthoor

Laurens Vanthoor is an athlete for the W Racing Team. Laurens was born on May 8th, 1991 in Hasselt.

  • Laurens Jan Brinkhorst
  • Laurens W. Molenkamp
  • Laurens De Plus
  • Laurens De Vreese
  • Laurens Reael
    Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies
  • Laurens ten Heuvel
    Soccer Player
  • Laurens Craen
  • Laurens van der Vinne
  • Laurens Jacobsz. van der Vinne
  • Laurens van der Hem
  • Laurens Bakker
  • Laurens Hull
    American Politician
  • Laurens Bake
  • Laurens Looije

Notable Persons With the Last Name Laurens

Notable Persons With the Last Name Laurens

John Laurens

John Laurens is a military person. His military service ended in 1777.

Henry Laurens

Henry Laurens was a 5. He was most active from 1777 to 1778. Henry was born on March 6th, 1724. He passed away on December 8th, 1792.

Jean-Paul Laurens

Jean-Paul Laurens was an artist in the field of painting. Jean-Paul was born on March 28th, 1838 in Fourquevaux. He breathed his last breath on March 23rd, 1921.

Stephanie Laurens

She has been prominent since 1992. Stephanie was born in Ceylon.

Rose Laurens

Rose Laurens is a pop music musician. She was most prominent from 1976 to present. Rose was given the name Rose Podwojny on March 4th, 1953.

Martha Laurens

Martha was born on November 3rd, 1759. She died on June 10th, 1811.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Laurens U.S.
  White 79.59% 64.26%
  African American 1.48% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.96% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.48% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 14.50% 16.26%

Of Last Name Laurens

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

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Fun Facts about the name Laurens

  • How Popular is the name Laurens? Laurens is the 31,347th most popular name of all time. As a last name Laurens was the 59,742nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Laurens have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 154 babies born with the first name Laurens in the United States. That's more than enough people named Laurens to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Laurens? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Laurens first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Laurens is Wednesday, April 23rd, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Laurens born? The highest recorded use of the first name Laurens was in 1942 with a total of 9 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Laurens: The name spelled backwards is Snerual. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Anerlus. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Laurens? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 338 people with the last name Laurens.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Laurens? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Laurens as their last name since less than 1 person in 909k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Laurens name meaning

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