For the village in Santo Antão, see Lourenço
||"From Laurentum", or "Laurelled"
|Region of origin
||Lorenzo (Italian, Spanish), Laurent (French), Laurențiu (Romanian)
Lourenço is a Portuguese surname and 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.