Name: Lorenzo

Origin and Meaning of the Name Lorenzo

  • Meaning:
    Man from Laurentum
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  • Meaning:
    Man from Laurentum
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    (loh REN zoh)
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Miscellaneous Info for Lorenzo

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    English and Italian speaking countries
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    Lorenzo de' Medici was the ruler of Florence during the Italian Renaissance. His grandson was also named Lorenzo, and was the father of French queen Catherine de' Medici.

    Lorenzo's Oil is used as a treatment for ALD (Adrenoleukodystrophy). ALD is a genetic disorder that damages the myelin sheath, which surrounds the nerve cells in the brain. Lorenzo's Oil was named after ALD sufferer Lorenzo Odone, whose parents conducted research into ALD.

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