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The name Laurence is of English origin, and is derived from the name of a city in ancient Italy.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Laurence has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Laurence
Use of the Name Laurence for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
37,455 10,990 1,885 125 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Laurence has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Laurence last appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1995, the last year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Laurence
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188034725  
188131128  
188236824  
188331528  
188436624  
188529333  
188626143  
188731628  
188828738  
188930832  
189026842  
189125839  
189226845  
189323753  
189425846  
189523258  
189623659  
189720669  
189820174  
189920963  
190022181  
190122460  
190221271  
190320277  
190421773  
190521877  
190622179  
190722978  
190821791  
190923489  
1910218114  
1911234120  
1912204271  
1913209314  
1914214378  
1915221464  
1916227470  
1917221496  
1918222559  
1919227532  
1920231545  
1921223599  
1922230579  
1923240545  
1924237578  
1925240545  
1926222606  
1927227585  
1928228575  
1929218584  
1930227562  
1931229515  
1932244479  
1933254426  
1934235493  
1935263423  
1936258431  
1937253450  
1938247478  
1939221547  
1940212604  
1941243525  
1942220664  
1943225646  
1944233579  
1945228593  
1946226701  
1947232780  
1948234765  
1949226796  
1950227806  
1951230816  
1952231842  
1953250747  
1954263711  
1955284640  
1956286654  
1957310602  
1958331539  
1959341519  
1960344512  
1961337543  
1962342518  
1963342505  
1964364456  
1965411365  
1966405350  
1967408348  
1968428321  
1969449301  
1970466303  
1971532228  
1972545213  
1973556203  
1974586184  
1975608179  
1976623174  
1977675157  
1978715139  
1979692152  
1980686160  
1981666167  
1982678164  
1983751132  
1984705152  
1985756138  
1986831119  
1987877114  
1988938105  
1989821146  
1990936122  
1991989118  
1992976123  
1993    
1994    
1995996125  
Totals:  37,455 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Laurence as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are slightly lower than actual counts because the name Laurence appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 114 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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