Meaning and Origin of: Larkin
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Girl name origins & meanings:
- English : A bird
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Boy name origins & meanings:
- Irish : Cruel
- Latin : Laurel crown
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Family name origins & meanings:
- English : from a medieval personal name, a pet form of Lawrence, formed with the addition of the Middle English suffix -kin (of Low German origin).
- Irish : reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Lorcáin ‘descendant of Lorcán’, a personal name from a diminutive of lorc ‘fierce’, ‘cruel’, which was sometimes used as an equivalent to Lawrence.