Lars is a common male name in Germanic-speaking countries, excluding the Anglosphere.

Lars
PronunciationSwedish: [ˈlɑːʂ]
Danish: [ˈlɑːs]
GenderMale
Name dayAugust 10
Origin
Word/nameLatin (homonymous Etruscan name exists)
Meaning"crowned with laurel", man from Laurentum
Other names
Related namesLaurentius, Lawrence, Lauritz, Laurits, Lorenz

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Lars is derived from the Roman name Laurentius, which means "from Laurentum" or "crowned with laurel".[citation needed]

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

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