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English bird name

Lark Origin and Meaning

The name Lark is both a boy's name and a girl's name of English origin.
Lark is getting some new and well-deserved attention as a post-Robin and Raven bird name. Although it was first recorded as a name in the 1830's, it has never appeared on the Social Security list.

'The Lark' was used as a nickname for Cosette in Les Miserables; Lark Voorhees was a star of Saved by the Bell, and Jennifer Connelly and Paul Bettany used Lark as the middle name of their daughter Agnes.

The expression "happy as a lark" gives this songbird name a cheery image, as well as a 'lark' being a synonym for a merry time..

Larkin is a pretty extension, as is Skylark, which is rich in cultural associations: there's the Percy Bysshe Shelley ode To a Skylark and the jazz classic Skylark written by Johnny Mercer and Hoagy Carmichael..

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Famous People Named Lark

  • Lark VoorhiesAmerican actress
  • Lark Brynnerdaughter of actor Yul Brynner
  • Lark Grey DimondCates, stepdaughter of children's author Dr. Seuss
  • Lark DiMuccidaughter of singer Dion DiMucci
  • Lark Song Previnadopted daughter of actress Mia Farrow and composer Andre Previn
  • Agnes Lark Bettanydaughter of actors Jennifer Connelly and Paul Bettany
  • Liberty Lettice Lark RossEnglish model and actress

Lark in Pop Culture

  • Lark Shortbaby on TV's "Life in Pieces"
  • Larkcharacter in Kresley Cole's "The Arcana Chronicles"
  • Larkdedicate of Winding Circle temple in the "Circle of Magic" series by Tamora Pierce
  • Sophie "Lark" Marcharacter in Ilona Andrews's Edge series and Sweep in Peace
  • Princess Larkcharacter in "The Fairy's Return" by Gail Carson Levine
  • Lady Lark aka Linda Lewis aka Skylarkcharacter in Marvel's Squadron Supreme comics
  • Larknickname for Cosette in "Les Miserables"
  • "The Lark Ascending" a composition by Ralph Vaughan Williams; based on George Meredith's poem of the same name (about the skylark)
  • Lark,something done for fun, especially something mischievous or daring; an amusing adventure or escapade