Ancient Greek, L names, Male, Nature, Nickname names

Larry

Larry originated as a diminutive of Laurence/Lawrence which derives from Roman cognomen Laurentius meaning “from Laurentum”, Laurentum being an ancient city in Italy most likely derived from Latin laurus meaning “laurel”It derives from Ancient Greek daphne (laurel, bay), likely coming from a much older source; the letters changed from d- to l- due to a change in dialect.

Origin: Ancient Greek

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Variants:

  • Larrie (English)

 

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