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Lad

What does Lad mean?

Lad Pronunciation of Lad [lad] as a name for boys is of Middle English derivation, and Lad means "manservant; young man". Lad is an alternate form of Ladd (Middle English): usually a transferred surname.

Variations

3 different relations via Ladd: Laddey, Laddie and Laddy.

Creative forms:
(male) Lado, Luad, ..

(female) Laly, Late, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lad Dustin (L.D.), ..

How popular is Lad?

Lad is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#43875 out of 150436, Top 29%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Ladd and Laddie are the prominent variation forms of Lad (unlisted). Adoption of these forms of Lad was at its peak 105 years ago (average #1565). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ladd, Laddie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lad and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Lad is alike in pronunciation to Laud, Lloyd and Loyd. Other recommended names are Aad, Gad, La-, Land, Rad and Tad. These names tend to be more frequently used than Lad.

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