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Gender: M Meaning of Lars: "crowned with laurel" Origin of Lars: Scandinavian from Latin Laurentius

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Lars is a perfect candidate for a cross-cultural passport: it has been heard often enough here to sound familiar and friendly, yet retains the charisma of a charming foreigner.

In this country Lars has been particularly associated with two Danes--Metallica's Lars Ulrich and film director Lars von Trier. In the 2007 movie Lars and the Real Girl, protagonist Lars Lindstrom was played by Ryan Gosling.

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Famous People Named Lars

Lars Frederiksen, guitarist/vocalist for punk band Rancid as well as Lars and The Bastards
Lars Ulrich, musician
Lars von Trier, film director
Lars Krutak, American anthropologist
Lars Mikkelsen, Danish actor

Pop Culture References for the Name Lars

In Star Wars: A New Hope, the aunt and uncle who raised Luke Skywalker were Owen and Beru Lars.

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