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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 loyalty, that you show.

A is for activities, for you have many.

R is for reasonable, your understanding way.

S is for serene, your calm time.

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

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


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 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Lars" is not a popular baby boy's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 2006. Across the entire United States a total of only 101 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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 new england region? 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.


Lars Ulrich

Lars Ulrich is a musician, songwriter, producer, and actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1980 to present. Lars was born in 1963 in Gentofte, Denmark.


Yngwie Malmsteen

Yngwie Malmsteen is a musician, songwriter, and producer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1978 to present. Yngwie was born in 1963 as Lars Johan Yngve Lannerback in Stockholm, Sweden.


Lars Ricken

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


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.


Lars Larson

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


Past life for Lars born Jun 15, 1943

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Saudi Arabia approximately on 1125. Your profession was digger and undertaker.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.