When James Lawson was born on 9 August 1718, in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, his father, David Lawson, was 24 and his mother, Eleanor Smith, was 35.
Scottish and northern English: patronymic ‘son of Lawrence’; see Law 1. It is also found in Ireland since the 17th century.
Americanized form of Swedish Larsson and Danish, Norwegian or North German Larsen .
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