The name Lorenzo ranked 306th in popularity for males of all ages in a sample of 2000-2003 Social Security Administration statistics and 339th in popularity for males of all ages in a sample of the 1990 US Census.
The ancient city of Laurentum was located in present-day Italy. It probably got its name from the laurel bush, an important plant to the people of ancient times, who fashioned triumphant garlands from its branches.
Lorenzo de' Medici (born 1449, died 1492)
Florentine statesman known as ''Lorenzo the Magnificent.'' An important patron of the arts during the Italian Renaissance.