Larry

Larry - A very unique male name



  Sep 24,2018      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Larry, meaning from Laurentium, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #272. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Larry and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Larry? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Larry. The baby boy name Larry was given to 624 baby boys in 2012, ranking #424 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 2,630 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Larry peaked in popularity 71 years ago in 1947 on position 10.



Famous with this name

Larry Silva
Larry Blackmon
Larry Domasin


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Larry is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Larry is currently topping the baby name charts in Delaware at position #166 - and is the least popular in Massachusetts at position #715.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Larry is where you live.


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Larry origin and meaning

Larry is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means from Laurentium. To see famous people named Larry, pop culture references for the name Larry and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Larry

We've found the following names that sound similar to Larry, sorted by popularity.

Leroy / Leeroy / Lauro / Laura / Laurie / Larue / Lary / Laurier / Lawyer / Lior /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012424
2011395
2010363
2009386
2008376
2007330
2006379
2005362
2004335
2003311
2002305
2001291
2000280
1999250
1998248
1997245
1996221
1995211
1994197
1993181
1992172
1991157
1990144
1989131
1988123
1987115
1986108
198596
198492
198385
198277
198174
198070
197969
197864
197762
197660
197556
197455
197351
197247
197144
197043
196940
196838
196738
196638
196538
196436
196336
196231
196130
196028
195925
195822
195722
195621
195519
195419
195318
195214
195111
195011
194910
194811
194710
194611
194511
194412
194312
194212
194111
194013
193914
193816
193716
193625
193533
193443
193358
193265
193187
1930106
1929135
1928148
1927173
1926177
1925189
1924237
1923244
1922254
1921256
1920257
1919266
1918265
1917291
1916305
1915304
1914275
1913273
1912308
1911345
1910272

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Delaware166
Mississippi186
Alabama253
Tennessee263
West Virginia289
North Carolina293
Louisiana294
Georgia311
Maryland334
Arkansas371
Ohio381
Kentucky394
Oklahoma397
Virginia401
Michigan416
California422
New Jersey424
Florida424
Texas432
Pennsylvania440
South Carolina443
Missouri451
Kansas457
Iowa473
Colorado475
Illinois484
Wisconsin561
Indiana569
New York588
Arizona601
Minnesota660
Washington706
Massachusetts715

Even more about Larry


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Larry a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Larry?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1947
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Larry
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 2,630
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +624

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