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Larkins Surname Origin

From lark, a sweet, shrill, musical bird, and kin, a child. Learcean or Leargan, a sloping, green, side of a hill, near the sea, from Lear, Gaelic, the sea.

Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.

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