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What does Lars mean?

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


ASSOCIATED WITH scandinavian


VARIANTS Larsen, Larson, Larsson

RELATED FORMS VIA LAWRENCE Laranz, Larenz, Larrens, Larrey, Larry, Lauren, Laurens, Laurie, Laurits, Lavrans, Lavrens, Lawrey, Lawrie, Lawry, Lon, Loren, Lorens, Lorin, Lorry




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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)

Lars reached its highest rank of #806 in the U.S. in the 1960s, and is at #1756 presently. (2018 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?

Lawrence (#498 A YEAR AGO), Larry (#706), Loren (#1988), Lauren, Laurie, Lon and Lorin are the prominent alternative forms of Lars (#1756) 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 (#1618, 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-sounding names are La-, Lacy, Lad, Ladd, Laird, Lake, Lale, Lalo, Land, Lane, Lang, Lapo, Laray, Larch, Laren, Largo, Larie, Larin, Lark, Laron, Laroy, Larry, Larue, Lary, Laud, Lawry, Leary, Les, Lord, Lorn, Luis, Mars and Pears. These names tend to be more frequently used than Lars.