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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 has 13 variant forms: Larea, Lauri, Laurie, Lawra, Lora, Loree, Lorey, Lori, Lorie, Lorri, Lorrie, Lorry, Lory.


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).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Larissa, Laura, Lauri, Laurie, Lora, Lori, Lorie, Lorri, Lorrie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Larissa, Laura outside U.S.

Similar Names

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.