Larson

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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Originally from a Middle English pet form of Lawrence +‎ -son. In the U.S.A. a common anglicization of the Swedish Larsson and Danish and Norwegian Larsen.

  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons Named Larson

Larson was born on March 23rd, 1994 in Santa Rosa, Misiones, Paraguay.

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Larson was born on October 27th, 1916. He left this life on September 20th, 2005.

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Larson Mallia is a sports team member for the St. George's F.C.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Larson

Brie Larson is an actor, singing, actress, and singer. She has had major accomplishments since 1998. Brie was given the name Brianne Sidonie Desaulniers on October 1st, 1989 in Sacramento, California.

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Michael Larson was an ice cream truck driver, air conditioning mechanic, and game show contestant. His most notable accomplishments were from 1984 to 1984. Michael was given the name Paul Michael Larson on May 10th, 1949 in Lebanon, Ohio. He passed away on February 16th, 1999.

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Lars Larson is a talk radio show host. Lars was given the name Lars Kristopher Larson on March 6th, 1959 in Taipei.

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Nicolette Larson was a soft rock, pop music, pop rock, country music, country rock, folk music, and folk rock singing. She plays Guitar and Vocals. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1973 to 1997. Nicolette was born on July 17th, 1952 in Helena, Montana, U.S. She passed away on December 16th, 1997.

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Kyle was born on July 31st, 1992 in California.

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Glen A. Larson was a television producer and screenwriter. Glen was given the name Glen Albert Larson on January 3rd, 1937 in Long Beach, California. He died on November 14th, 2014.

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How popular is the baby name Larson in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1917 5 0 5
1923 5 0 5
1926 5 0 5
1934 5 0 5
1935 7 0 7
1936 5 0 5
1938 5 0 5
1940 6 0 6
1941 6 0 6
1944 6 0 6
1946 7 0 7
1947 7 0 7
1948 5 0 5
1951 5 0 5
1955 6 0 6
1958 5 0 5
1960 5 0 5
1962 13 0 13
1963 8 0 8
1964 10 0 10
1965 5 0 5
1966 6 0 6
1968 6 0 6
1969 6 0 6
1970 5 0 5
1971 8 0 8
1972 7 0 7
1975 6 0 6
1976 7 0 7
1978 5 0 5
1979 7 0 7
1981 9 0 9
1982 13 0 13
1983 5 0 5
1984 9 0 9
1985 9 0 9
1986 13 0 13
1987 18 0 18
1988 6 0 6
1989 14 0 14
1990 19 0 19
1991 17 0 17
1992 16 0 16
1993 25 0 25
1994 15 0 15
1995 26 0 26
1996 22 0 22
1997 25 0 25
1998 31 5 26
1999 28 0 28
2000 45 7 38
2001 31 0 31
2002 41 9 32
2003 46 0 46
2004 57 0 57
2005 34 0 34
2006 53 0 53
2007 47 6 41
2008 45 0 45
2009 48 0 48
2010 39 0 39
2011 51 0 51
2012 35 0 35
2013 28 5 23
2014 43 5 38
2015 47 10 37
2016 54 7 47
2017 60 5 55

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Popularity of Larson as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Larson U.S.
  White 94.79% 64.26%
  African American 0.49% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.74% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.62% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.41% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.95% 16.26%

Of Last Name Larson

People with the last name Larson are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Larson

  • How Popular is the name Larson? Larson is the 8,872nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Larson was the 247th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Larson have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,318 babies born with the first name Larson in the United States. That's more than enough people named Larson to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Larson? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1917 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Larson first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Larson is Friday, May 12th, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Larson born? The highest recorded use of the first name Larson was in 2004 with a total of 57 babies.
  • Random Larson Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Larson is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Larson: Your name in reverse order is Nosral. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Norlas. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Larson? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 122,587 people with the last name Larson.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Larson? Larson was ranked as the 247th most popular last name but is still less than 0.1% of the population!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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