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The surname laurens comes from an old French given name Laurens (Laurentius in Latin). Versions of this given name were popular throughout Christian Europe due to a Saint, so named, who was martyred in Rome in the 3rd century A.D.

laurens Early Origins



The surname laurens was first found in Provence.

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laurens Spelling Variations


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laurens Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Laurent, Saint-Laurent, Lauren, Laurents, Lorent, Loren, Laurrent, Laurren, Laurrents, Lorrent, Lorren, Laurrens, Laurens, Laurrens, Saint-Laurrent, Saint-Lauren, Saint-Laurents, Saint-Laurrents, Saint-Laurren, Saint-Lorent, Saint-Loren, Saint-Lorens, Saint-Lorrent, Saint-Lorren and many more.

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laurens Early History


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laurens Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our laurens research. Another 425 words (30 lines of text) covering the years 1282, 1355, 1387, 1391, 1559, 1625, 1728, 1771, and 1800 are included under the topic Early laurens History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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laurens Early Notables (pre 1700)


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laurens Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early laurens Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

laurens Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Sytje Laurens, who landed in New Netherland(s) in 1658
  • Maria Laurens, who arrived in New York in 1663
  • Thomas Laurens, who arrived in New York in 1664
  • Jan Laurens, who landed in New York in 1664
  • Tryntje Laurens, who arrived in New Jersey in 1668
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

laurens Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Diderig Laurens, who landed in New York in 1709
  • Peter Laurens, who landed in New York in 1709

laurens Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Simon Laurens, who arrived in Louisiana in 1805-1809
  • Etienne Laurens, aged 25, arrived in New York, NY in 1848

laurens Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Jean Laurens, aged 21, landed in Quebec in 1656

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Contemporary Notables of the name laurens (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name laurens (post 1700)



  • John Laurens (1754-1782), American politician, Member of South Carolina State House of Representatives, 1779-80, 1782
  • John Laurens (1754-1782), American soldier and statesman
  • Henry Laurens (1724-1792), American political leader and diplomat
  • Rose Laurens (b. 1953), French singer-songwriter
  • Jean-Paul Laurens (1838-1921), French painter and sculptor
  • Henry Laurens (b. 1954), French historian, specializing in the Arab-Muslim world
  • Henri Laurens (1885-1954), French sculptor and illustrator
  • Guillemette Laurens (b. 1957), French opera singer

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    5. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    7. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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    The laurens Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The laurens Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 7 October 2015 at 14:44.

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