Lars

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Old Danish Old Danish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Faroe Islands Faroese
Finland Finnish
Iceland Icelandic

Origin and Meaning

1) Short form of Lares (see Laurenz) [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

2) Short form of Laris (see Laurits) [1] [2] [3] [4]

Related Names

Laars
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Faroese
Laarsi
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Greenlandic
Laartu
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Greenlandic
Laasi
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Greenlandic
Lágon
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Sami
Lájár
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Sami
Láras
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Sami
Lars
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Danish Faroese Finish Icelandic Norwegian Old Danish Old Norse Old Swedish Swedish
Larsa
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Sami
Lársa
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Sami
Lârse
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Greenlandic
Larska
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Finish
Larss
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Old Norse
Larssi
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Finish
Lârto
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Greenlandic
Larz
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Danish Swedish
Lâse
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Greenlandic

See also Labbe, Lari, Larseraq, Larsinius and Lasse

For female forms see Larsa f and Larina

Patronyms

  • Swedish: Larsson (♂), Larson (♂), Larsén (♂), Larßonn/Larßon (♂, 17th century [7]), Larsdotter (♀)
  • Danish: Larsen (♂), Larsdatter (♀)
  • Norwegian: Larsen (♂), Larssen (♂), Larsdatter (♀)
  • Icelandic: Larsson (♂), Larsdóttir (♀)

Combinations

For combinations see LARS (name element)

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Lars
Genitive: Lars'
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Lars
Accusative: Lars
Dative: Larsi
Genitive: Lars
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Lars
Genitive: Larsin
Partitive: Larsia
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Lars
Accusative: Lars
Dative: Lars
Genitive: Lars
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Lars
Genitive: Lars'
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Lars
Genitive: Lars' / Lars

Name Days

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

10 August

Norway Norway

10 August

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

10 August

Sweden Sweden

10 August

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Lars Olof Jonathan (Nathan) Söderblom, 15 January 1866 – 12 July 1931, Swedish clergyman, Archbishop of Uppsala in the Church of Sweden, and Nobel laureate (Peace, 1930)
  • Lars Onsager, 27 November 1903 – 5 October 1976, Norwegian-born American physical chemist and theoretical physicist, Nobel laureate NNNobel.png (Chemistry, 1968)
  • Lars Korvald (29 April 1916 – 4 July 2006), former Prime Minister of Norway (1972-1973)
  • Lars Evert Huldén (5 February 1926 - 11 October 2016), Finlandswedish writer, scholar and translator
  • Lars Åke Rupert Ekborg (6 June 1926 - 7 October 1969), Swedish actor
  • Lars-Erik Berenett (23 December 1942 – 1 February 2017), Swedish actor
  • Lars Løkke Rasmussen (born 15 May 1964), Danish politician and Prime Minister of Denmark (2009-2011 and 2015-)
  • Lars Mattias Winnerbäck (born 19 October 1975), Swedish singer and songwriter

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[8]
0 0 92327 232171
Denmark Denmark[9]
0 n.a. 45300 n.a.
Norway Norway[10]
0 n.a. 30164 n.a.
Finland Finland[11]
0 0 n.a. 9784
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Lars(m) Sources: [8][9][10][11]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Lars(m) Sources: [12]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Lars(m)

Sources: [8] [9] [10] [11]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Assar Janzén: Personnamn (1947)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  7. Kartsamlingar at Riksarkivet (as of January 2015), http://riksarkivet.se
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  12. details see Name Statistic tables