The surname laurin 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.
The surname laurin was first found in Provence.
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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.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Augustus Laurent, who settled in Philadelphia in 1856; Catharine Laurent, aged 60; settled in New Orleans in 1820; François Laurent settled in Philadelphia in 1796.