Laurent (name)

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Laurent
Gender Male
Language(s) French
Origin
Meaning "From Laurentum", or "Laurelled"
Region of origin France
Other names
Related names Lorenzo (Spanish, Italian), Laurențiu (Romanian), Lourenço (Portuguese)

Laurent is a French masculine given name of Latin origin. It is used in France, Canada, and other French-speaking countries. The name was derived from the Roman surname Laurentius, which meant "from Laurentum". Laurentum was an ancient Roman city of Latium situated between Ostia and Lavinium, on the west coast of the Italian peninsula southwest of Rome.

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