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Name Lars

Origin:From a Latin word for laurelTools:

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About the name Lars in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:Scandinavian
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Laís, Lara, Mars     Details
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About Laurence/Laura, the group of names with the same origin as Lars

Language of origin:Latin
Info about origin, male:from the ancient Roman cognomen Laurentius, which means the one from Laurentum, with Laurentum a city in Italy
 later the name was assumed to derive from laurus (laurel) and to mean the one crowned with laurel with the crown made of laurel as the symbol of victory
Words:laurus = the laurel  Latin
Topics:Geographic name
Variants' top ranks:1:Laura Switzerland 1997,  1:Lara Switzerland/German 2009,  2:Lauren England+Wales 1994,  3:Lorenzo Italy 2014,  3:Lars Denmark 2015,  3:Renz Philippines 2011,  6:Lauri Finland/Finnish 2010,  9:Lovro Croatia 2008,  15:Lori USA 1960-1969,  16:Laurent France 2011
Somehow related to:Lauris, Loran, Renske
Old/original forms:Laurentia Latin, Laurentius Latin
Name variants:Lara, Laura, Laurane, Lauranne, Laure, Laureen, Laurel, Lauren, Laurence, Laurene, Lauretta, Lauriane, Laurie, Laurine, Laury, Lauryn, Lauryne, Lora, Loreen, Lorella, Loren, Lorena, Lorene, Lorenza, Lorenzina, Loretta, Lori, Loriana, Loriane, Lorie, Lorina, Lorine, Lorrie, Larry, Lars, Lasse, Laurance, Laurence, Laurens, Laurent, Laurente, Laurentiu, Laurenz, Laurenzo, Lauri, Laurids, Laurits, Lauritz, Lauro, Lawrence, Lenz, Loren, Lorenc, Lorenz, Lorenzo, Lorin, Lörinc, Loris, Lourenço, Lovrenc, Lovro, Rens, Renz, Renzo   Sortable list   Details
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SeriesGraphRankings
BelgiumGraph2015 27,  2014 27,  2013 23,  2012 23,  2011 17,  2010 23,  2009 172008 23,  2007 18,  2006 21,  2005 32,  2004 43
Denmark prevalenceGraph2015 3,  2005 3
Greenland prevalence 2011 5
NetherlandsGraph2015 17,  2014 19,  2013 18,  2012 14,  2011 15,  2010 14,  2009 9,  2008 9,  2007 11,  2006 4,  2005 6,  2004 5,  2003 5,  2002 42001 5,  2000 5,  1999 7,  1998 10
NorwayGraph2015 69,  2014 69,  2013 67,  2012 50,  2011 56,  2010 57,  2009 53,  2008 39,  2007 36,  2006 39,  2005 30,  2004 30,  2003 24,  2002 24,  2001 23,  2000 23,  1999 23,  1998 19,  1997 16
Norway prevalence 2015 5
Sweden prevalence 2014 3
Switzerland 1997 45
Switzerland/GermanGraph2015 38,  2014 51,  2013 41,  2012 40,  2010 35,  2009 30,  2008 22,  2007 19,  2006 22,  2005 132004 20,  2003 21,  2002 19,  2001 28,  2000 36,  1999 31
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