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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Boy. Ranked #63 most popular

What does the name "Larry" mean?

Larry (English): From Laurentum, Italy

The name "Larry" is of English origin and it means "From Laurentum, Italy". It's a name commonly given to boys.

L is for love, everlasting.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

Y is for young, the years never show!

Your name in reverse order is "Yrral". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Alryr". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Larry" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Larry? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 807,412 babies born with the name Larry in the United States. That's more than enough Larries to occupy the country of Guyana with an estimated population of 784,894 (as of July 1, 2010). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 13 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Larry" was in 1947 with a total of 34,937 babies. (That's a lot of baby Larries)

According to the 1973 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Larry" ranks #86 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Utah. Imagine that, 32 babies in Utah have the same name as you in 1973. Across the entire United States a total of 6,148 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Larry popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Larry in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the region near the Rockies? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Larry

Larry Page

Larry Page is a computer scientist and internet entrepreneur. Larry was born in 1973 as Lawrence Page in East Lansing, Michigan, U.S.


Larry Bird

Larry Bird is a basketball biography. Larry was born in 1956 in West Baden, Indiana.


Larry David

Larry David is a comedian with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1980 to present. Larry was born in 1947 as Lawrence Gene David in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.


Larry King

Larry King is a radio and television personality with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1957 to present. Larry was born in 1933 as Lawrence Harvey Zeiger in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.


Larry Fitzgerald

Larry Fitzgerald is a NFL player. Larry was born in 1983 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.


Larry Hagman

Larry Hagman is an actor, director, and producer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1950 to 2012. Larry was born in 1931 as Larry Martin Hagman in Fort Worth, Texas, U.S.


Past life for Larry born Jan 30, 1975

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Tibet approximately on 1800. Your profession was seaman, dealer, businessman, and broker.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

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