What does Larson mean?
Larson /lar-son/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Larson). Larson's name origin is Scandinavian. Larson is a version of Lars (Scandinavian): form of Lawrence. Compare last name Lairson.
How popular is Larson?
Larson is a rare first name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#224 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Larson and affiliated names. Lars is the only popular variation form of Larson (not ranked) ranked in the Top 1000. Forms like Larsen are uncommon. This boy name reached the apex of its popularity during 1960-1969 (usage of 0.173%) and is now much less popular. (2014 Birth Statistics)