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Lars Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Lars is of Scandinavian origin.

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


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 1822 in baby name popularity for boys with 81 occurrences.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

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


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Related Names

Lars is a form of the name Laurence.

Other Tidbits

Lars falls into the place name category.

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Lars in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Lars.

Just for fun, see the name Lars 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 Lars in Nautical Flags page.

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Last year this name was ranked as one of the top 1000 most popular names within its gender.

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