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

While Larkin takes this name from girlish bird to boyish surname, there are actually more female Larkins these days than male, and it's a name that works as well for either gender.

Famous People Named Larkin

Larkin Grimm, American singer-songwriter

Pop Culture References for the name Larkin

Larkin, main character in Patricia MacLachlan's novel Baby
Larken, a character in the musical/movie Once Upon a Mattress
Larkin Poe, American female rock duo