Show ContentsLlorens History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The surname is one of the old patronymic surnames common in the region of Tuscany. Patronymic names are those derived from the father's given name, This system of name-making was widely used because it linked well with the existing Feudal System and during the Christian era, many people named their children after saints and biblical figures. The surname Llorens came from the given name Lorenzo. No doubt some of the popularity of this given name was due to Saint Lorenzo an early Latin church martyr, who died in around 258 A.D.

Early Origins of the Llorens family

The surname Llorens was first found in Florence (Italian: Firenze), originally the capital of Tuscany, then capital of the kingdom of Italy. On the River Arno there are numerous Florentine Churches, Museums, Galleries. It dates back to 313 A.D. The history is complex and turbulent. The de' Medici family are the notables. They were expelled in 1494 but they returned in 1512, out in 1527 and then returned. In those ancient times only persons of rank, the podesta, clergy, city officials, army officers, artists, landowners were entered into the records. To be recorded at this time, at the beginning of recorded history, was of itself a great distinction and indicative of noble ancestry.

Early History of the Llorens family

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Llorens Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Laurènzi, Lorenzi, Lorenzo, Laurenzi, Laurèntis, Llorens, Laurentis, De Lorenzo, Lorenzo, Lorrenzo, Llorens, Llorenzo, Llorenso, Di Lorenzo, De Lorenzis, De Laurenzis, De Laurentis, Lorenzetti, Lorenzetto, Lorenzini, Lorenzìn, Lorenzin, Lorenzòni, Lorenòn, Lorenzato, Lorenzutti, Lorenzùt, Rènzi, De Renzi, De Renzis, Rènsi, Renzo, Renza, Renzetti, Renzini, Renzòni, Renzulli and many more.

Early Notables of the Llorens family

Prominent among members of the family was Lorenzo di Pietro (circa 1412-1480), Sienese painter, sculptor, and goldsmith, and Lorenzo di Credi (1459-1537), Florentine painter. In later years, Carlo...
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Llorens Ranking

In France, the name Llorens is the 3,494th most popular surname with an estimated 2,000 - 2,500 people with that name. 1

United States Llorens migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Llorens Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Antonio Llorens, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1860 2
  • Eusebio Llorens, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1860 2
  • Cesar Llorens, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1867 2
  • Domingo Llorens, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1871 2

Contemporary Notables of the name Llorens (post 1700) +

  • Washington Lloréns Lloréns (1899-1989), Puerto Rican writer, linguist, lexicographer, and journalist
  • Tomás Llorens Serra (1936-2021), Spanish art historian, museologist and director of Institut Valencià d'Art Modern (1986–1988), Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía (1988–1990) and Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum (1991–2005)
  • Luis Llorens Torres (1876-1944), Puerto Rican poet, playwright, and politician

  2. Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8) on Facebook