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Lars

What does Lars mean?

Lars Pronunciation of Lars [lars] as a boys' name is pronounced larz. It is of Scandinavian origin. Variant of Lawrence. Artist Carl Larsson.

Associated with: scandinavian.

Variations

Lars has 3 variants: Larsen, Larson and Larsson.

Lars has 19 more related forms via Lawrence: Laranz, Larenz, Larrens, Larrey, Larry, Lauren, Laurens, Laurie, Laurits, Lavrans, Lavrens, Lawrey, Lawrie, Lawry, Lon, Loren, Lorens, Lorin and Lorry.

Lars has 1 feminine form: Larsen.

Creative forms:
(male) Lare, Leors, ..

(female) Larssha, Larssi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lars Corey (L.C.), ..

How popular is Lars?

Lars is a rare first name for males but a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#84310 out of 150436, Top 56%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Charted below is the baby name history of Lars for boys. Lars reached its highest rank of #806 in the U.S. in the 1960s, and is at #1705 presently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lars name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lars outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Displayed below is a study of the history of Lars and associated names. Lawrence (#497 a year ago), Larry (#556), Lorin, Loren, Laurie, Lauren and Lon are the prominent alternative forms of Lars (#1705 a year ago) listed in the Top 2000. These relations of Lars were popular as birth names in the 1940s (average #642) and have become significantly less conventional since (#1594, 97%), with versions like Larry going out of style.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lars, Larry, Lauren, Laurie, Lawrence in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lon, Loren, Lorin in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are La-, Lacy, Lad, Ladd, Laird, Lake, Lale, Lalo, Land, Lane, Lang, Lapo, Laray, Larch, Laren, Largo, Larie, Larin, Lark, Laron, Laroy, Larue, Lary, Laud, Leary, Les, Lord, Lorn, Luis, Mars and Pears. These names tend to be more frequently used than Lars.


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