Meaning:Servant, soldier, or young man
Lad is a boy's name of British origin. Derived from the Middle English term ladde, this occupational name has several meanings, including "servant," "soldier," and "young man." Lad makes an excellent choice for your little boy if you want to keep things short and sweet. With multiple variations such as Ladde, Lade, and Lad, you can enjoy being creative with the spelling. In parts of Britain and Ireland, the word lad is often used as a term of endearment when referring to a young male.
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