Lorenzo Name Meaning & Origin

Lorenzo

Pronunciation: loh-REHN-zoh (key)

Origin of the name Lorenzo:

A cognate of Laurence, which is from the Latin Laurentius (man from Laurentum). Laurentum was the name of a town in Latium, which is probably derived from laurus (laurel). Var: Loritz.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Comments and insights on the name Lorenzo: | Edit

My brother's name is Lorenzo, and he LOVES it. It suits him too. He's adorable, and when he was a kid, he was spunky, creative, and different. Lorenzo suits hm perfectly, and I absolutely love the name!

My best friend is called Lorenzo I love the name I call him Enzo or Enz he doesn't really care

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My best friend is called Lorenzo I love the name I call him Enzo or Enz he doesn't really care

Nicknames for Lorenzo: | Edit

Enzo, Lencho, Lore, Renzo, Leo, Lorrie

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Famous real-life people named Lorenzo: | Edit

Lorezo Ghiberti, Renaissance sculptor ("Gates of Paradise," Florence baptistry)
Lorenzo de Medici ("The Magnificent"), Renaissance statesman and Florentine art patron
Lorenzo Lamas, actor
Lorenzo Ruiz, Filipino saint (Catholic)
Lorenzo LaValle, son of Jersey Shore's Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi and Jionni LaValle
Lorenzo Michael Murphy Odone, an Italian-American with Adrenoleukodystrophy who's father created Lorenzo's oil.
Lorenzo Henrie younger brother of David Henrie (both are actors)

Lorenzo in song, story & screen: | Edit

Lorenzo's Oil, a 1992 film starring Nick Nolte and Susan Sarandon.
Lorenzo, a song by Phil Collins on his 1997 album, Dance Into the Light.
Lorenzo and his Parents, a book by Augusto Odone telling his son's story.

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