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Lars

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Scandinavian
  • Meaning: Person from Laurentum
  • #3181 All Time
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How popular is the name "Lars" in the U.S.?



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Want to know about the populiarty of Lars? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6,120 babies born with the name Lars in the United States. That's more than enough Lars to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1883 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Lars" was in 2000 with a total of 127 babies.

According to the 1964 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Lars" is not a popular baby boy's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 1964. Across the entire United States a total of only 91 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

What does the name "Lars" mean?

Lars (Scandinavian): Person from Laurentum

The name "Lars" is of Scandinavian origin and it means "Person from Laurentum". It's a name commonly given to boys. There is 1 other name that is similar to this one.

L is for lively, your life is full of energy!

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

S is for secret, that you can certainly keep.

Your name in reverse order is "Sral". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Sarl". 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.

Where is the name Lars popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Lars 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 Lars

Lars Von Trier

Lars Von Trier is a film director and screenwriter with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1977 to present. Lars was born in 1956 as Lars Trier in Kongens Lyngby, Denmark.

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Lars Ulrich

Lars Ulrich is a musician, songwriter, producer, and actor specializing in heavy metal, thrash metal, hard rock, and speed metal music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1980 to present. Lars was born in 1963 in Gentofte, Denmark.

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Yngwie Malmsteen

Yngwie Malmsteen is a musician, songwriter, and producer specializing in heavy metal, neoclassical metal, hard rock, and instrumental rock music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1978 to present. Yngwie was born in 1963 as Lars Johan Yngve Lannerback in Stockholm, Sweden.

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Lars Ricken

Lars Ricken is a football biography. Lars was born in 1976 in Dortmund, West Germany.

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Lasse Hallström

Lasse Hallström is a film director and screenwriter with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1973 to present. Lasse was born in 1946 as Lars Sven Hallstrom in Stockholm, Sweden.

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Lars Larson

Lars Larson is a conservative talk radio show host. Lars was born in 1959 as Lars Kristopher Larson in Taipei, Taiwan.

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Past life for Lars born Nov 12, 1999

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 Poland approximately on 1075. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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