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Larry

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How popular is the baby 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 5,997 20 5,977 #33 boy name
1936 7,652 40 7,612 #25 boy name
1937 10,351 31 10,320 #16 boy name
1938 12,425 40 12,385 #16 boy name
1939 14,570 45 14,525 #14 boy name
1940 17,274 73 17,201 #13 boy name
1941 20,187 58 20,129 #11 boy name
1942 22,160 64 22,096 #12 boy name
1943 23,036 70 22,966 #12 boy name
1944 22,103 81 22,022 #12 boy name
1945 22,884 64 22,820 #11 boy name
1946 28,521 84 28,437 #11 boy name
1947 35,020 81 34,939 #10 boy name
1948 33,505 79 33,426 #11 boy name
1949 31,903 93 31,810 #10 boy name
1950 31,596 107 31,489 #11 boy name
1951 30,623 100 30,523 #11 boy name
1952 28,334 91 28,243 #14 boy name
1953 25,282 96 25,186 #18 boy name
1954 24,682 89 24,593 #19 boy name
1955 22,932 118 22,814 #19 boy name
1956 22,399 105 22,294 #21 boy name
1957 22,019 106 21,913 #22 boy name
1958 20,162 97 20,065 #22 boy name
1959 18,502 87 18,415 #25 boy name
1960 16,080 87 15,993 #28 boy name
1961 14,641 63 14,578 #30 boy name
1962 12,773 63 12,710 #31 boy name
1963 11,720 46 11,674 #36 boy name
1964 10,718 44 10,674 #36 boy name
1965 9,458 51 9,407 #38 boy name
1966 8,769 55 8,714 #38 boy name
1967 8,383 54 8,329 #38 boy name
1968 8,299 67 8,232 #38 boy name
1969 8,356 68 8,288 #40 boy name
1970 8,175 63 8,112 #43 boy name
1971 7,812 51 7,761 #44 boy name
1972 6,675 65 6,610 #47 boy name
1973 6,149 69 6,080 #50 boy name
1974 5,739 43 5,696 #55 boy name
1975 5,357 44 5,313 #56 boy name
1976 4,887 44 4,843 #60 boy name
1977 4,889 50 4,839 #62 boy name
1978 4,567 53 4,514 #64 boy name
1979 4,431 38 4,393 #69 boy name
1980 4,324 55 4,269 #70 boy name
1981 3,991 40 3,951 #74 boy name
1982 3,749 31 3,718 #77 boy name
1983 3,411 30 3,381 #85 boy name
1984 3,131 26 3,105 #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 2,471 23 2,448
1989 2,350 12 2,338
1990 2,200 6 2,194
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 1,118 0 1,118
2001 1,029 0 1,029
2002 952 0 952
2003 949 0 949
2004 898 0 898
2005 828 0 828
2006 791 0 791
2007 962 0 962
2008 822 0 822
2009 781 0 781
2010 810 0 810
2011 716 0 716
2012 655 0 655
2013 580 0 580
2014 543 0 543
2015 510 0 510

Want to know about the popularity of the Larry baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 807,974 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 34,939 babies. (That's a lot of baby Larries)

According to the 1960 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Larry" ranks #86 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Rhode Island. Imagine that, 13 babies in Rhode Island have the same name as you in 1960. Across the entire United States a total of 16,080 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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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.

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 The Cable Guy

Larry The Cable Guy is a comedian with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1991 to present. Larry was born in 1963 as Daniel Lawrence Whitney in Pawnee City, Nebraska, 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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Other Inspirations for the Name Larry

Larry Hogan
Larry Kramer
Larry Sanders
Larry Ellison
Larry Wilmore

Alternative Meanings

L is for listen, one of your best traits.

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

R is for relax, you know how!

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

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

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Past life for Larry born Aug 31, 1922

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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 Northern Japan approximately on 675. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

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