Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. /ˈlæs.i/(English)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

From a diminutive of the northern English word lass meaning "young girl", a word probably of Norse origin. This name was used by the author Eric Knight for a collie dog in his novel Lassie Come-Home (1940), later adapted into a popular film and television series.



Entry added April 25, 2021