Meaning and name origin
Lari \l(a)-ri\ as a girl's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Lari is "cheerful; the bay, or laurel plant". Lari is a variant of Larissa (Latin): variant of Lara; from the same root as Hilary. Also a variant of Laura (Latin): in classical times, a crown was made from the leaves of the bay laurel for heroes or victors as a symbol of honor and victory.
Lari is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Lari and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Laura (#318), Lorie, Lorri, Lorrie, Lori, Lora, Lauri, Laurie and Larissa. (2014 statistics).
Lari is also pronounced similarly to Lara▼, Larae, Laray, Laree, Larra, Lira, Liri, Loria, Lura▼, Lyra and Lyria. Other suggested similar baby names are Bari, Cari▼, Dari, Kari▼, Laci▼, Lali, Lani, Lark, Laure, Mari▼, Nari and Sari. These names tend to be more commonly used than Lari.