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Origin & Meaning

The name Larry is of Latin and English origin.

The meaning of Larry is "from Laurentum, Italy".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 510 in baby name popularity for boys with 541 occurrences.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

View the Larry Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Larry has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Larry to other names.


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Related Names

Larry is a diminutive (nickname) of Laurence.

Variants of the name Larry include Larrie.

Larry has the diminutive (nickname) Laz.

Other Tidbits

Larry falls into the place name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Larry Bird, Larry Hagman, Larry King, Larry Holmes.

Name Fun

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Just for fun, see the name Larry in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Larry in Nautical Flags page.

Names Like This

English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.