Alouette

Alouette is the French word for “lark; skylark” via Old French aloe (lark) combined with a diminutive suffix derived from Latin alauda (lark) which seems to derive from a Gaulish source. Origin: Gaulish Variants: Alouetta (English)  

Lark

Lark is the name of a type of a small passerine bird. It comes from Old English lāwerce (lark) via Proto-Germanic *laiwarikǭ (lark) which derives from an unknown origin. Lark is also a word in English meaning “romp, frolic, carefree fun” as a noun and “to behave mischievously; play pranks; to have fun” as a verb, which…

Alauda

Alauda is the name of a genus of larks and the name comes from Latin alauda meaning “lark; skylark”, which seems to derive from a Gaulish source. Origin: Gaulish  

Larkspur

Larkspur is the name of a flower in the genus Delphinium and Consolida, made up of lark, in reference to the bird which comes from Proto-Germanic *laiwarikǭ (lark) which comes from an unknown origin; and spur, referring to a metal instrument worn at one’s heel for prodding a horse (though it could also refer to an appendage located at the foot of some…