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Meaning of Larry

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Meaning

The name Larry has the following meaning:

One who is crowned with laurel.
This name can be given to both baby boys and girls. It is a unisex name.

Popularity

As a baby boy name, Larry is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 320 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In 2009, the name Larry fell in popularity and moved down the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 10 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 385 in the Top 1000 charts.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Larry in the USA, over the past 100 years.
USA baby name statistics

Pronunciation

The name Larry is pronounced as lahr-ee

Origins

Larry originates from the English language.

See other suggested English baby names.

Related names

The following names are baby names related to Larry and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Larry: Boys - Britton, Bud, Burleigh, Burley, Case, Coy, Dart, Ellsworth, Ernest, Ezell, Felton, General, Guss, Hoke, Irl, Irwin, Jefferson, Jerrell, Jett, Lawyer, Layton, Girls - Alvina, Arvilla, Delise, Fannie, Fanny, Fleta, Fonda, Heather, Jalyn, Janelle, Jaycee, Jazmyne, Leeann, Liana, Lorri, Marilyn, Maryellen, Melinda, Nautica, Queen, Serenity, Both genders - Aubrey, Broderick, Cassidy, Dorothy, Gay, Hunter, Infant, Lisa, London, Merritt, Paisley, Shelby, Tracy, Tyler

Variants

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Style

We think the name Larry should fall under the following style category: The 70's.

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Impression

Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Larry to be: Hardworking, easygoing and nice guy

In one word, you might describe Larry as a(n) "easygoing" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Larry (or its variants) are:

Larry Claxton Flynt, Jr. , born on 1 November, a famous publisher. Larry Claxton Flynt, Jr. 's background: An American publisher and the head of Larry Flynt Publications (LFP).

Larry McMurtry, born on 3 June, a famous novelist. Larry McMurtry's background: A novelist, screenwriter and essayist.

Larry Niven, born on 30 April, a famous author. Larry Niven's background: A US science fiction author. Perhaps his best-known work is Ringworld (1970), which received Hugo, Locus, Ditmar, and Nebula awards.
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