First name origins & meanings:
- English: A bird
- Irish: Cruel
- Latin: Laurel crown
First name variations: Larke, Lirkin, Lark, Lark, Larkan, Larken, Larkie, Larky, Laurence, Lawrance, Lorenz, Loren, Laurens, Lorin, Lorcan, Lon, Lonnie, Loring, Lawford, Lawley, Lawton, Lawler, Laughton, Lawry, Larry, Laurent, Lorenzo, Lauritz, Lorne, Lawson, Lars, Larson, Labhras, Lawrence
Last name origins & meanings:
- English: from a medieval personal name, a pet form of
Lawrence, formed with the addition of the Middle English suffix
-kin (of Low German origin).
- Irish: reduced Anglicized form
of Gaelic Ó Lorcáin ‘descendant of Lorcán’, a
personal name from a diminutive of lorc ‘fierce’, ‘cruel’,
which was sometimes used as an equivalent to Lawrence.
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