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Larry

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: From Laurentum, Italy
  • #63 All Time
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Boys

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 13 0 13
1881 8 0 8
1882 8 0 8
1883 12 0 12
1884 18 0 18
1885 19 0 19
1886 23 0 23
1887 17 0 17
1888 19 0 19
1889 13 0 13
1890 24 0 24
1891 18 0 18
1892 19 0 19
1893 22 0 22
1894 36 0 36
1895 37 0 37
1896 38 0 38
1897 33 0 33
1898 39 0 39
1899 34 0 34
1900 62 0 62
1901 35 0 35
1902 46 0 46
1903 57 0 57
1904 70 0 70
1905 72 0 72
1906 72 0 72
1907 63 0 63
1908 70 0 70
1909 87 0 87
1910 114 0 114
1911 92 0 92
1912 164 0 164
1913 212 0 212
1914 273 6 267
1915 301 0 301
1916 307 6 301
1917 330 8 322
1918 405 7 398
1919 414 9 405
1920 449 9 440
1921 491 0 491
1922 499 8 491
1923 526 9 517
1924 585 8 577
1925 734 10 724
1926 813 7 806
1927 837 0 837
1928 1,081 12 1,069
1929 1,278 10 1,268
1930 1,732 11 1,721
1931 2,157 12 2,145 #88 boy name
1932 2,840 18 2,822 #65 boy name
1933 3,266 15 3,251 #58 boy name
1934 4,490 20 4,470 #43 boy name
1935 5,996 20 5,976 #33 boy name
1936 7,653 40 7,613 #25 boy name
1937 10,350 31 10,319 #16 boy name
1938 12,424 40 12,384 #16 boy name
1939 14,569 45 14,524 #14 boy name
1940 17,273 73 17,200 #13 boy name
1941 20,189 58 20,131 #11 boy name
1942 22,157 64 22,093 #12 boy name
1943 23,035 70 22,965 #12 boy name
1944 22,104 81 22,023 #12 boy name
1945 22,881 64 22,817 #11 boy name
1946 28,520 84 28,436 #11 boy name
1947 35,018 81 34,937 #10 boy name
1948 33,510 79 33,431 #11 boy name
1949 31,898 93 31,805 #10 boy name
1950 31,595 107 31,488 #11 boy name
1951 30,601 100 30,501 #11 boy name
1952 28,359 92 28,267 #14 boy name
1953 25,259 95 25,164 #18 boy name
1954 24,671 89 24,582 #19 boy name
1955 22,939 118 22,821 #19 boy name
1956 22,404 105 22,299 #21 boy name
1957 22,012 106 21,906 #22 boy name
1958 20,160 97 20,063 #22 boy name
1959 18,504 87 18,417 #25 boy name
1960 16,080 87 15,993 #28 boy name
1961 14,639 63 14,576 #30 boy name
1962 12,771 63 12,708 #31 boy name
1963 11,722 46 11,676 #36 boy name
1964 10,717 44 10,673 #36 boy name
1965 9,462 51 9,411 #38 boy name
1966 8,770 55 8,715 #38 boy name
1967 8,383 54 8,329 #38 boy name
1968 8,298 67 8,231 #38 boy name
1969 8,358 68 8,290 #40 boy name
1970 8,173 63 8,110 #43 boy name
1971 7,812 51 7,761 #44 boy name
1972 6,675 65 6,610 #47 boy name
1973 6,148 69 6,079 #50 boy name
1974 5,737 43 5,694 #55 boy name
1975 5,356 44 5,312 #56 boy name
1976 4,887 44 4,843 #60 boy name
1977 4,890 50 4,840 #62 boy name
1978 4,566 53 4,513 #64 boy name
1979 4,431 38 4,393 #69 boy name
1980 4,324 55 4,269 #70 boy name
1981 3,990 40 3,950 #74 boy name
1982 3,749 31 3,718 #77 boy name
1983 3,411 30 3,381 #85 boy name
1984 3,130 26 3,104 #92 boy name
1985 2,975 28 2,947 #96 boy name
1986 2,643 21 2,622
1987 2,519 18 2,501
1988 2,470 23 2,447
1989 2,350 12 2,338
1990 2,199 6 2,193
1991 2,086 13 2,073
1992 1,871 9 1,862
1993 1,789 9 1,780
1994 1,568 9 1,559
1995 1,409 8 1,401
1996 1,371 0 1,371
1997 1,238 0 1,238
1998 1,208 0 1,208
1999 1,255 0 1,255
2000 1,117 0 1,117
2001 1,029 0 1,029
2002 952 0 952
2003 949 0 949
2004 897 0 897
2005 827 0 827
2006 790 0 790
2007 962 0 962
2008 822 0 822
2009 781 0 781
2010 810 0 810
2011 715 0 715
2012 655 0 655
2013 580 0 580
2014 541 0 541

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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 1948 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Larry" ranks #17 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Alaska. Imagine that, 16 babies in Alaska have the same name as you in 1948. Across the entire United States a total of 33,510 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Larry popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Larry" mean? The list below shows the origins of Larry as well as things modernly associated with the name Larry such as celebrities named Larry.

English

Origin and Meaning of Larry

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

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.

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Larry Bird

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

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Larry David

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

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Larry King

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

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Larry Fitzgerald

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

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Larry Hagman

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

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Alternative Meanings

L is for look, the way you look at life.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

R is for romp, you know how to have fun!

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

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 "Yarrl". 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.

Past life for Larry born Sep 3, 1979

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 Ukraine approximately on 800. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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