What does Lari mean?
Lari /lari/ as a girls' name. Lari's name origin is Latin, and the meaning of the name Lari is "cheerful; the bay, or laurel plant". Lari is a variant form of Larissa (Latin): version of Lara. Lari is also a variation of Laura (Latin).
(female) Lurri, Lyrri, ..
(male) Lare, Lati, ..
How popular is Lari?
Lari is an uncommon first name for females but a very popular last name for all people (#60083 out of 150436, Top 40%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of Lari and associated names. Lauren (#94 in recent rankings), Laura (#318), Laurel (#817), Larissa (#1094), Lori (#1670), Lorita, Lorine, Lorna, Lorie, Lorry, Lory, Lorrie, Lorri, Lora, Laurice, Lauri, Laure, Laurie, Laurine, Loree, Larisa and Loren are the popular variation forms of Lari (not in Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Lorey, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Lari was widespread during 1960-1969 (average #923) and is now much diminished (#1726, down 91%), with forms such as Lorrie becoming somewhat dated. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Lari is alike in pronunciation to Lara, Larae, Laray, Laree, Larra, Leora▼, Liora, Lira, Liri, Lorah, Loria, Lorra, Lowra, Lura▼, Lyra and Lyria. Other recommended names are Abri, Ari, Bari, Barri, Bri, Cari▼, Ceri, Chari, Clari, Dari, Dori, Gauri, Geri, Jeri▼, Jori, Kapri, Kari▼, Karri, Keri▼, Kori▲, La-, Lace, Laci▼, Lacie, Lada, Lady, Lael, Lake, Lal, Lala, Lali, Lalia, Lana▲, Lanai, Lane, Lani, Lanie, Laren, Larina, Larine, Larita, Lark, Lata, Latia, Laurin, Laxmi, Leni, Lili, Lirit, Loni, Loris, Lyric▲, Mairi, Mari▼, Miri, Nari, Peri, Sari and Siri. These names tend to be more commonly used than Lari.