Law

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the given name Lawrence.

Proper noun[edit]

Law

  1. A patronymic surname, from given names​.
  2. A diminutive of Lawrence.

Etymology 2[edit]

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

Proper noun[edit]

Law

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 Law, South Lanarkshire on Wikipedia
  1. A topographic surname, from Old English, 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 3[edit]

Capitalized form of law.

Proper noun[edit]

Law

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

Statistics[edit]

  • 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.

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