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Updated June 9, 2019

Boy name origins & meanings

  • American : Word as a name; roper

Boy name variations

Family name origins & meanings

  • Dutch and Belgian (van Lare) : habitational name from a common place name, Laar (places in North Brabant, Limburg, Gelderland, Utrecht, and Overijssel, and the Belgian province of Liège), meaning ‘woodland clearing’, ‘marshy land’, or a topographic name with the same meaning.

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