Gender: Male Meaning of Larkin: "rough, fierce" Origin of Larkin: Irish

Larkin Origin and Meaning

The name Larkin is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "rough, fierce".

The additional syllable makes Lark a masculine surname name.

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hell0813ry Says:


Actually named my second daughter Larkin. Was nervous about the harshness of the nickname Lark, but it suits her perfectly. She is definitely "rough and fierce."

lissrose30 Says:


I really like this name. It seems different yet familiar, very trendy too.

headintheclouds Says:


Adorable as a name in theory, but I personally wouldn't use it in real life. I quite like the nickname Lark, or just the sound of the full Larkin on its own. Larkin would be ripe for the next big YA book hero character. It fits perfectly with the surname name + nature name trends too. Can't quite picture this on someone beyond either little-boy or teen-heartthrob age though.