Lars - boys name

Lars name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 71%

Lars name meaning:

The name Lars is of Scandinavian origin and is predominantly used in countries such as Norway, Sweden, and Denmark. Lars is a variant of the name Laurence or Lawrence, which means "crowned with laurel" or "from Laurentum," a city in ancient Italy. The laurel wreath was a symbol of victory and honor in ancient Greece and Rome, which may explain the meaning behind the name.

People named Lars are often associated with qualities such as strength, determination, and leadership. They are known for their ability to take charge and make tough decisions when needed. Lars is a timeless name that exudes a sense of confidence and power. It is a name that has a rich history and cultural significance in Scandinavian countries, and is often chosen by parents who want to honor their heritage.

Overall, the name Lars carries a strong and noble meaning, embodying characteristics that are respected and admired. It is a name that represents a person who is destined for greatness and is seen as a natural leader.

Origin: Scandinavian

Form of Lawrence. Laurel-crowned.

Related names

Lawrence , Larenzo, Larin, Larry , Lars , Larsen, Larson , Laurence , Laurencia, Laurenne, Laurente, Laurentia, Lauryn , Lawrencia, Lawrie , Lonyn, Lorencz, Lorenzo , Lorne , Lornell, Lorren, Lorrin, Loryn

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Overall UK ranking: 1391 out of 4789

18 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Lars

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