Gender Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. LAR-ee, LEHR-ee  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Diminutive of Laurence 1. A notable bearer is former basketball player Larry Bird (1956-).

Related Names

VariantsLarrie, Laurie, Loren, Lorin, Lorrin(English) Lawrie(English (British))
Other Languages & CulturesLaurentius(Ancient Roman) Llorenç(Catalan) Lovre, Lovrenco, Lovro(Croatian) Vavřinec(Czech) Lars, Lasse, Laurits, Lauritz, Lorens(Danish) Lars, Laurens, Lourens, Lau, Rens(Dutch) Lauri(Estonian) Lars, Lari, Lasse, Lassi, Lauri(Finnish) Laurent(French) Lourens(Frisian) Lavrenti(Georgian) Lars, Lorenz, Laurenz, Lenz(German) Lavrentios(Greek) Lőrinc(Hungarian) Lárus(Icelandic) Labhrás(Irish) Lorenzo, Enzo, Loris, Renzo(Italian) Lor(Limburgish) Laurynas(Lithuanian) Larkin, Law(Medieval English) Lars(Medieval Scandinavian) Lorencio(Medieval Spanish) Lars, Lasse, Laurits, Lauritz, Lorens(Norwegian) Wawrzyniec(Polish) Lourenço(Portuguese) Laurențiu(Romanian) Lavrenti, Lavrentiy, Lavrenty(Russian) Labhrann(Scottish Gaelic) Vavrinec(Slovak) Lovrenc, Lovro(Slovene) Lorenzo(Spanish) Renzo(Spanish (Latin American)) Lars, Lasse, Lorens(Swedish)


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Entry updated February 28, 2019