What is another word for laurentius?

7 synonyms found


[ lɔːɹˈɛntɪəs], [ lɔːɹˈɛntɪəs], [ l_ɔː_ɹ_ˈɛ_n_t_ɪ__ə_s]

Laurentius is a Latin name that means "man from Laurentum," which was an ancient city near Rome. There are several synonyms for Laurentius, including Lawrence, Lorne, Lorenzo, Lauritz, and Laurent. These names all have the same meaning, reflecting the tradition of using a person's birthplace as their surname. Laurentius is commonly associated with Saint Lawrence, a Christian martyr who was roasted alive on a gridiron for his beliefs. Saint Lawrence is the patron saint of cooks, librarians, and archivists, among other professions. The name Laurentius has been used for centuries in various cultures, and its popularity continues to this day.

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What are the hypernyms for Laurentius?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Laurentius

In the year that Luther nailed his famous theses on the chapel door at Wittenberg, two brothers-Olavus and laurentius Petri-arrived from Sweden to study at the university made famous by Luther and Melanchthon.
"The Story of Our Hymns"
Ernest Edwin Ryden
It was in 1526 that laurentius Andreae published his translation of the New Testament in Swedish, and simultaneously Olavus Petri issued a little hymn-book entitled, "Swedish Hymns or Songs."
"The Story of Our Hymns"
Ernest Edwin Ryden
His hymnological endeavors were continued by his brother laurentius, who, as archbishop, brought out in 1567, and later in 1572, the most important of all the earlier hymn-books of the Swedish Church.
"The Story of Our Hymns"
Ernest Edwin Ryden

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