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Etymology 1Edit

From the given name Lawrence.

Proper nounEdit


  1. A patronymic surname​.
  2. A diminutive of Lawrence.

Etymology 2Edit

From Old English hlaw (a hill or burial mound).

Proper nounEdit


 Law, South Lanarkshire on Wikipedia
  1. A topographic surname, perhaps originally meaning someone who lives near a burial mound.
  2. (Scotland) a conical hill
  3. A village in South Lanarkshire council area, Scotland (OS grid ref NS8252).

Etymology 3Edit

Capitalized form of law.

Proper nounEdit


  1. (Judaism) The Torah.
  2. (Christianity) Either the Divine commandments (primarily the Decalogue), the Old Testament in general or, most specifically, the Torah.


  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Law is the 1,089th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 32,122 individuals. Law is most common among White (65.61%), Black (15.63%) and Asian (14.22%) individuals.