"rough, fierce"

Larkin Origin and Meaning

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

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Famous People Named Larkin

  • Larkin GrimmAmerican singer,songwriter
  • Larkyn AustmanCanadian figure skater

Larkin in Pop Culture

  • Larkinmain character in Patricia MacLachlan's novel Baby
  • Larkena character in the musical/movie Once Upon a Mattress
  • Larkin PoeAmerican female rock duo