Laurentius

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

Laurentius is a Latin surname that means "From Laurentum" (a city near Rome), or "Laurelled". It can also be used as a first name. Notable people with the name include:

In Early Christianity:

  • Lawrence of Rome, Saint Laurentius of Rome, (died 258), Italian deacon and saint, born in Spain

In Catholicism:

In Byzantium:

In Poland:

  • Wawrzyniec Grzymała Goślicki, Laurentius Grimaldius Gosliscius, (1530–1607), Polish bishop, political thinker and philosopher best known for his book De optimo senatore

In Lutheranism:

In other fields:

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