Other Origin(s):American
Meaning:Dweller by the bulrushes or wild iris
Lavar is a masculine name of British origin that means "dweller by the bulrushes or wild iris." It derives from the Old English word laefer, and was first recorded as a surname in Essex, England in 1190. The Americanized variation is commonly seen as a given name, with famous namesakes, such as athletes Lavar Johnson and LaVar Ball, giving it distinctly modern and sporty connotations.
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