Meaning and Origin of: Lorenzo

Lorenzo is of Latin origin and means "laurel crown."
Meaning and Origin of Lorenzo

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Spanish : Bold and spirited
  • Latin : Laurel crown
  • Spanish, Italian : Bold; spirited

What does Lorenzo mean and stand for?

The name Lorenzo is of Latin origin and means "laurel crown." It is the Latinized version of Lawrence, or Laurentius, as it was spelled back in the day.

Syllables: 3

Family name origins & meanings

  • Spanish and Italian : from the personal name Lorenzo, derived from the Latin personal name Laurentius (see Lawrence).

Famous people who gave their babies this name


According to Social Security Administration data, Lorenzo has been jumping around for a few years, but has stayed in the top 200 since 2017. It reached its peak at 146 in 2019 before falling again slightly in 2020.

However, it is the 6th most popular name on

According to Google search data analysis, in the last five years Lorenzo was at its peak popularity in October 2019.

Lorenzo has slowly become a popular choice in America, invoking images of Lorenzo de' Medici, Lorenzo Fernando Lamas, Lorenzo Fragola, and Lorenzo Henrie. Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, of Jersey Shore fame, chose the name for her son. Lorenzo has also been a popular choice for fictional characters, appearing in Letters to Juliet, Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice, Pretty Little Liars, and The Vampire Diaries.

Where is it Popular?

Lorenzo was searched for most often in the following states:

Nicknames for Lorenzo

  • Enzo
  • Larry
  • Ren
  • Renzo

Pairs well with these middle names