Originally Posted by bigdave
I'm portuguese so his name makes total sense to me.
Loureiro Name Meaning
Portuguese and Galician: topographic name for someone who lived by a conspicuous laurel tree, loureiro (from Latin laurus)."
ps: Ok I went to check out of curiosity, since during the Inquisition years lots of Jews changed their names to common names to avoid Persecution by the mother fucking Church (Gods will remember...)
So they adopted names of Trees and even Work tools like Machado (Means Axe)
O nome Loureiro é de origem Português e significa sobrenome - Nome, que segue o do baptismo; apelido - de origem portuguesa, classificado como sendo um toponímico, ou seja de origem geográfica, refere-se a árvore do louro. A família original tomou o nome da Quinta do Loureiro na freguesia de Salgueiros, do termo de Viseu. Das folhas desta árvore se teciam coroas para premiar vencedores de jogos e torneios.
The Loureiro name is a a family name, after the Baptism name. Portuguese Origin and its geographically origin. Its refers to the Laurel tree. The original family took the name from Farm of Loureiro from the Village of Willow tree, from the Distric of Viseu. From the leafs of those Trees Crowns were made to award Winners of games and Tournaments.
Hence the expression: Give Laurels to someone