Lars

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Lars
Pronunciation Swedish: [ˈlɑːʂ]
Danish: [ˈlɑːs]
Gender Male
Origin
Word/name Latin
Meaning "crowned with laurel"
Other names
Related names Laurentius, Lawrence, Lauritz, Laurits

Lars is a common male name in Germanic-speaking countries, excluding Great Britain. [1]

Origin[edit]

Lars is derived from the Roman name Laurentius, which means "from Laurentum" or "crowned with laurel". Lawrence and Laurence are of the same origin.[2]

A homonymous Etruscan name was borne by several Etruscan kings. The etymology of the Etruscan name is unknown.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Mike Campbell. "Comments for the name Lasse". Behind the Name. Retrieved 2012-08-04. 
  2. ^ "lawrence Surname, Family Crest & Coats of Arms". House of Names. Retrieved 18 December 2016.