Laelius is a personal name and can refer to:

  • Gaius Laelius, a Roman statesman, who was consul in 190 BC and friend of Scipio Africanus
  • Gaius Laelius Sapiens (consul of 140 BC), a Roman statesman, son of the above, who was consul in 140 BC, and was friend to Scipio's adoptive grandson Scipio Aemilianus
  • Laelius de Amicitia, a philosophical dialog by Cicero on friendship, which is based on the second Gaius Laelius and his relationships with various great men
  • Decimus Laelius (tribune of the plebs 54 BC), one of the prosecutors Cicero opposed in the defense speech Pro Flacco
  • Laelius Socinus, a 16th Century Humanist and Reformer
  • Sir Robert Pipon Marett, a Jersey poet who used the pen name Laelius