Lourenço (name)

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For the village in Santo Antão, see Lourenço.
Lourenço
Gender Male
Language(s) Portuguese
Origin
Meaning "From Laurentum", or "Laurelled"
Region of origin Portugal
Other names
Related names Lorenzo (Italian, Spanish), Laurent (French), Laurențiu (Romanian)

Lourenço is a Portuguese masculine given name of Latin origin. It is used in Portugal, Brazil, and other Portuguese-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.