Lærke – University of Copenhagen


How many girls were given this name in 2009?



The name Lærke is identical with the bird-name lærke ('lark'). The earliest known use of the name is from the 20th century.


Lærke has been popular since the 1980s. The name's popularity has increased year by year since that time, and it is still increasing.

Well-known bearers of the name

The actress Lærke Winther Andersen was born in 1975.


Lærke is one of several bird-names that are used as girls' names. Another one is Vibe ('lapwing'), which, however, is nowhere near as popular as Lærke (only 10 occurrences in 2009).