Lorenzo Name Meaning & Origin
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.
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- Nicknames for Lorenzo
Enzo, Lencho, Lore, Renzo, Leo, Lorrie
- Meanings and history of the name Lorenzo
- Famous real-life people named Lorenzo
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 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 Dominic LaValle (b. 2012), son of American reality television personality, author, dancer, and professional wrestler Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi
- Lorenzo in song, story & screen
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.
Lorenzo "Enzo" a character from the TV show The Vampire Diaries