Feminine Names

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KIRSTI f Finnish
Finnish form of CHRISTINA.
KIRSTIE f Scottish
Diminutive of KIRSTIN.
KIRSTIN f Scottish
Scottish form of CHRISTINA.
KIRSTINE f Danish
Danish form of CHRISTINA.
KIRSTY f Scottish
Diminutive of KIRSTIN.
KIRTIDA f Indian, Hindi
Means "one who bestows fame" in Sanskrit.
KISEMBO m & f Eastern African, Tooro
Means "gift" in Rutooro.
KISHORI f Indian, Marathi
Feminine form of KISHOR.
KISMET f Turkish
Means "fate" in Turkish, ultimately from Arabic.
KISTIÑE f Basque
Basque form of CHRISTINA.
KIT m & f English
Diminutive of CHRISTOPHER or KATHERINE. A notable bearer was Kit Carson (1809-1868), an American frontiersman and explorer.
KITTI f Hungarian
Diminutive of KATALIN.
KITTY f English
Diminutive of KATHERINE.
KIYOKO f Japanese
From Japanese (kiyo) meaning "clear, pure, clean" or (kiyo) meaning "holy" and (ko) meaning "child". This name can also be formed from other combinations of kanji characters.
KIZZIE f English
Diminutive of KEZIAH.
KIZZY f English
Diminutive of KEZIAH. This particular spelling was repopularized in the late 1970s by a character in the book and miniseries Roots.
KJELLFRID f Norwegian
From the Old Norse name Ketilriðr, derived from the elements ketill meaning "kettle" and fríðr meaning "beautiful".
KJERSTI f Norwegian
Norwegian form of CHRISTINA.
KJERSTIN f Norwegian, Swedish
Norwegian and Swedish form of CHRISTINA.
KLÁRA f Hungarian, Czech, Slovak
Hungarian, Czech and Slovak form of CLARA.
KLĀRA f Latvian
Latvian form of CLARA.
KLASINA f Dutch
Feminine form of KLAAS.
KLAUDIA f Polish, Slovak
Polish and Slovak feminine form of CLAUDIUS.
KLAUDIE f Czech
Czech feminine form of CLAUDIUS.
KLAUDIJA f Croatian
Croatian feminine form of CLAUDIUS.
KLAVA f Russian
Diminutive of KLAVDIYA.
KLAVDIJA f Slovene
Slovene feminine form of CLAUDIUS.
KLAVDIYA f Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian
Russian, Ukrainian and Bulgarian feminine form of CLAUDIUS.
KLAZINA f Dutch
Feminine form of KLAAS.
KLEIO f Greek Mythology, Greek
Derived from Greek κλεος (kleos) meaning "glory". In Greek mythology she was the goddess of history and heroic poetry, one of the nine Muses. She was said to have introduced the alphabet to Greece.
KLEMENTINA f Slovene, Croatian
Slovene and Croatian form of CLEMENTINA.
KLEMENTYNA f Polish
Polish form of CLEMENTINA.
KLIMENTINA f Macedonian
Macedonian form of CLEMENTINA.
KLOTHO f Greek Mythology
Means "spinner" in Greek. In Greek mythology Klotho was one of the three Fates or Μοιραι (Moirai). She was responsible for spinning the thread of life.
KLOTILD f Hungarian (Rare)
Hungarian form of CLOTILDE.
KLYTIË f Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek κλυτος (klytos) meaning "famous, noble". In Greek myth Klytië was an ocean nymph who loved the sun god Helios. Her love was not returned, and she pined away staring at him until she was transformed into a heliotrope flower, whose head moves to follow the sun.
KOHAKU f & m Japanese
From Japanese 琥珀 (kohaku) meaning "amber".
KOHAR f Armenian
Western Armenian transcription of GOHAR.
KOHARU f Japanese
From Japanese (ko) meaning "small" or (ko) meaning "heart" combined with (haru) meaning "spring". The compound word 小春 means "late summer". Other combinations of kanji characters can form this name as well.
KOHINOOR f Various
From Koh-i-noor, the name of a famous gemstone, meaning "mountain of light" in Persian.
KOKORO f Japanese
From Japanese (kokoro) meaning "heart, mind, soul" or other kanji and kanji combinations having the same pronunciation. It is often written using the hiragana writing system.
KOLAB f Khmer
Means "rose" in Khmer.
KOMANG m & f Indonesian, Balinese
Meaning unknown. This name is traditionally given to the third-born child in Balinese families.
KONANI m & f Hawaiian
Means "bright" in Hawaiian.
KONDWANI m & f Southern African, Chewa, Tumbuka
Means "be happy, rejoice" in Chewa and Tumbuka.
KONJIT f Eastern African, Amharic
From Amharic ቆንጆ (qonjo) meaning "beautiful".
KONSTANCJA f Polish
Polish form of CONSTANTIA.
KONSTANTINA f Greek
Greek feminine form of Constantinus (see CONSTANTINE).
KONSTANZE f German
German form of CONSTANTIA.
KÖNÜL f Azerbaijani
Means "heart, soul, desire" in Azerbaijani.
KORA f German
German variant of CORA.
KORALIA f Greek, Late Greek
Derived from Ancient Greek κοραλλιον (korallion) meaning "coral" (in Modern Greek κοραλλι). This was the name of an obscure 4th-century saint and martyr from Thrace.
KORALJKA f Croatian
From Croatian koralj meaning "coral", ultimately from Latin.
KORE f Greek Mythology
Means "maiden" in Greek. This was another name for the Greek goddess Persephone.
KORË f Greek Mythology
Alternate transcription of Ancient Greek Κορη (see KORE).
KORI f English
Feminine form of COREY.
KORINA f Greek
Modern Greek form of CORINNA.
KORINNA f Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek form of CORINNA.
KORNÉLIA f Hungarian, Slovak
Hungarian and Slovak form of CORNELIA.
KORNELIA f German, Polish
German and Polish form of CORNELIA.
KORNELIJA f Croatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of CORNELIA.
KORONIS f Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek κορωνη (korone) meaning "crow". This was the name of several figures from Greek mythology, including the mother of the god Asklepios.
KOTONE f Japanese
From Japanese (koto), which refers to a type of musical instrument similar to a harp, combined with (ne) meaning "sound". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
KOTRYNA f Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of KATHERINE.
KRASIMIRA f Bulgarian
Feminine form of KRASIMIR.
KREINE f Yiddish (Rare)
From Yiddish קרוין (kroin) meaning "crown".
KREKA f History
Meaning unknown, possibly of Turkic or Germanic origin. This name was borne by the most powerful of Attila's wives.
KREŠIMIRA f Croatian
Feminine form of KREŠIMIR.
KRESZENTIA f German (Rare)
German feminine form of CRESCENTIUS.
KRESZENZ f German (Rare)
German feminine form of CRESCENTIUS.
KRIEMHILD f German (Rare), Germanic Mythology
Derived from the Germanic elements grim "mask" and hild "battle". Kriemhild was a beautiful heroine in the Germanic saga the Nibelungenlied, where she is the sister of Günther and the wife of Siegfried. After her husband is killed by Hagen with the consent of Günther, Kriemhild tragically exacts her revenge.
KRIS m & f English, Danish
Short form of KRISTIAN, KRISTOFFER, and other names beginning with Kris.
KRISTAL f English
Variant of CRYSTAL.
KRISTI f English
Variant of KRISTY.
KRISTIĀNA f Latvian
Latvian form of CHRISTINA.
KRISTIANE f German
German form of CHRISTINA.
KRISTIE f English
Variant of KRISTY.
KRISTIINA f Finnish, Estonian
Finnish and Estonian form of CHRISTINA.
KRISTÍN f Icelandic
Icelandic form of CHRISTINA.
KRISTIN f Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, English
Scandinavian and German form of CHRISTINA.
KRISTÍNA f Slovak
Slovak form of CHRISTINA.
KRISTĪNA f Latvian
Latvian form of CHRISTINA.
KRISTINA f Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Russian, German, Slovene, Czech, Lithuanian, Serbian, Croatian, Faroese, English, Bulgarian
Form of CHRISTINA in several languages. It is also an English variant of CHRISTINA and a Bulgarian variant of HRISTINA.
KRISTĪNE f Latvian
Latvian form of CHRISTINE.
KRISTINE f Norwegian, Danish, Swedish, English, German
Scandinavian form of CHRISTINE, as well as an English and German variant.
KRISTJANA f Icelandic
Icelandic form of CHRISTINA.
KRISTY f English
Short form of CHRISTINA.
KRISTÝNA f Czech
Czech form of KRISTINA.
KRISZTINA f Hungarian
Hungarian form of CHRISTINA.
KRYSIA f Polish
Short form of KRYSTYNA.
KRYSTAL f English
Variant of CRYSTAL.
KRYSTIANA f Polish (Rare)
Polish variant of CHRISTINA.
KRYSTYNA f Polish
Polish form of CHRISTINA.
KSENIA f Polish, Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian
Polish form of XENIA, as well as an alternate transcription of Russian Ксения or Ukrainian/Belarusian Ксенія (see KSENIYA).
KSENIJA f Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian, Slovene, Latvian
Form of XENIA in several languages.
KSENIYA f Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian
Russian, Ukrainian and Belarusian form of XENIA.
KSHITIJA f Indian, Marathi, Hindi
Feminine form of KSHITIJ.
KSYUSHA f Russian
Diminutive of KSENIYA.
KÜBRA f Turkish
Turkish form of KUBRA.
KUBRA f Arabic
Feminine form of AKBAR.
KUKKA f Finnish
Means "flower" in Finnish.
KULAP f & m Thai
Means "rose" in Thai.
KÜLLIKI f Estonian
Estonian form of KYLLIKKI.
KUMARI f Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Telugu
Feminine form of KUMARA. In the Hindu epic the Mahabharata Kumari is the wife of the warrior Bhima. This is also another name of the Hindu goddess Durga.
KUMBUKANI m & f Southern African, Chewa
Means "remember" in Chewa.
KUMIKO f Japanese
From Japanese (ku) meaning "long time", (mi) meaning "beautiful" and (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
KUN f & m Chinese
From Chinese (kūn) meaning "earth, female", as well as other characters with a similar pronunciation.
KUNEGUNDA f Polish (Rare)
Polish form of KUNIGUNDE. The 13th-century Saint Kunegunda was the daughter of Bela IV, king of Hungary. She married Boleslaus V of Poland, but after his death refused to assume power and instead became a nun.
KUNIGONDE f Dutch
Dutch form of KUNIGUNDE.
KUNIGUNDE f German (Rare)
Derived from the Germanic element kuni "clan, family" combined with gund "war". Saint Kunigunde was the wife of the Holy Roman emperor Henry II.
KUNTHEA f Khmer
Means "sweet-smelling" or "good deed" in Khmer.
KUNTI f Hinduism
Means "spear" in Sanskrit. In the Hindu epic the Mahabharata this is the name of the mother of the Pandavas.
KUNTO f Western African, Akan
Means "third child" in Akan.
KUNZANG m & f Tibetan, Bhutanese
Means "all good, ever excellent" in Tibetan.
KUSUMA m & f Indonesian
Derived from Sanskrit कुसुम (kusuma) meaning "flower".
KVĚTA f Czech
Either a short form of KVĚTOSLAVA or directly from Czech kvet "flower, blossom".
KVETA f Slovak
Slovak form of KVĚTA.
KVĚTOSLAVA f Czech
Feminine form of KVĚTOSLAV.
KVETOSLAVA f Slovak
Slovak feminine form of KVĚTOSLAV.
KVĚTUŠE f Czech
Diminutive of KVĚTOSLAVA.
KYLA f English
Feminine form of KYLE.
KYLEE f English
Variant of KYLIE.
KYLIE f English
This name arose in Australia, where it is said to mean "boomerang" in an Australian Aboriginal language. It is more likely a feminine form of KYLE, and it is in this capacity that it began to be used in America in the 1970s. A famous bearer is the Australian singer Kylie Minogue (1968-).
KYLLI f Finnish
Short form of KYLLIKKI.
KYLLIKKI f Finnish, Finnish Mythology
Derived from Finnish kyllä "abundance" or kyllin "enough". This is the name of a character in the Finnish epic the Kalevala.
KYO m & f Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji or or or (see KYŌ).
KYŌ m & f Japanese
From Japanese (kyō) meaning "unite, cooperate", (kyō) meaning "capital city", (kyō) meaning "village", (kyō) meaning "apricot", or other kanji with the same pronunciation.
KYŌKO f Japanese
From Japanese (kyō) meaning "capital city" or (kyō) meaning "respectful, polite" combined with (ko) meaning "child". Other combinations of kanji characters can also form this name.
KYOKO f Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 京子 or 恭子 (see KYŌKO).
KYOU m & f Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji or or or (see KYŌ).
KYOUKO f Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 京子 or 恭子 (see KYŌKO).
KYRA f English
Variant of KIRA (2), sometimes considered a feminine form of CYRUS.
KYRIAKE f Greek
Alternate transcription of Greek Κυριακη (see KYRIAKI).
KYRIAKI f Greek
Feminine form of KYRIAKOS.
KYRIE m & f English (Modern)
From the name of a Christian prayer, also called the Kyrie eleison meaning "Lord, have mercy". It is ultimately from Greek κυριος (kyrios) meaning "lord". In America it was popularized as a masculine name by basketball player Kyrie Irving (1992-), whose name is pronounced differently than the prayer.
KYUNG m & f Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul (see GYEONG).
KYUNG-HEE f Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 경희 (see GYEONG-HUI).
KYUNG-JA f Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 경자 (see GYEONG-JA).
KYUNG-SOOK f Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 경숙 (see GYEONG-SUK).
KYVELI f Greek
Modern Greek form of CYBELE.
LAARNI f Filipino, Tagalog
Meaning unknown.
LABONI f Bengali
From Sanskrit लावण्य (lavanya) meaning "beauty, loveliness, charm".
LACEY f & m English
From a surname that was a variant of LACY.
LACHESIS f Greek Mythology
Means "apportioner" in Greek. She was one of the three Fates or Μοιραι (Moirai) in Greek mythology. She was responsible for deciding how long each person had to live.
LACHINA f Scottish
Feminine form of LACHLAN.
LACI (2) f English
Variant of LACY.
LACY f & m English
From a surname that was derived from Lassy, the name of a town in Normandy. The name of the town was Gaulish in origin, perhaps deriving from a personal name that was Latinized as Lascius.
LADA f Slavic Mythology, Czech, Russian, Croatian
Meaning uncertain. This was the name of a Slavic fertility goddess. It can also be a diminutive of VLADISLAVA or VLADIMIRA.
LADISLAVA f Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak feminine form of VLADISLAV.
LADONNA f African American
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name DONNA.
LADY f Spanish (Latin American)
From the English noble title Lady, derived from Old English hlæfdige, originally meaning "bread kneader". This name grew in popularity in Latin America after the marriage of Diana Spencer, known as Lady Di, to Prince Charles in 1981 and her death in 1997.
LAELIA f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Laelius, a Roman family name of unknown meaning. This is also the name of a type of flower, an orchid found in Mexico and Central America.
LÆRKE f Danish
Means "lark" in Danish.
LAËTITIA f French
French form of LAETITIA.
LAETITIA f Late Roman, French
Original form of LETITIA, as well as a French variant.
LAGINA f African American (Rare)
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name GINA.
LAGLE f Estonian
Means "goose" in Estonian.
LAHJA f Finnish
Means "gift" in Finnish.
LAIA f Catalan
Catalan diminutive of EULALIA.
LÁILÁ f Sami
Sami variant form of HELGA.
LAILA (2) f Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Finnish
Scandinavian and Finnish form of LÁILÁ.
LAIMA f Lithuanian, Latvian, Baltic Mythology
From Latvian laime and Lithuanian laima, which mean "luck, fate". This was the name of the Latvian and Lithuanian goddess of fate, luck, pregnancy and childbirth. She was the sister of the goddesses Dēkla and Kārta, who were also associated with fate.
LAIMUTĖ f Lithuanian
Lithuanian diminutive of LAIMA.
LAINE f Estonian
Means "wave" in Estonian.
LAKE m & f English (Rare)
From the English word lake, for the inland body of water. It is ultimately derived from Latin lacus.
LAKEISHA f African American
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name KEISHA.
LAKESHIA f African American
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name KESHIA.
LAKISHA f African American
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name KISHA.
LAKSHMI f & m Hinduism, Indian, Telugu, Kannada, Tamil, Malayalam, Marathi, Hindi
Means "sign, mark" in Sanskrit. This is the name of the Hindu goddess of prosperity, good luck, and beauty. She is the wife of Vishnu and her symbol is the lotus flower, with which she is often depicted.
LALA f Bulgarian
From a South Slavic word meaning "tulip". It is derived via Turkish from Persian لاله (laleh).
LALAGE f Literature
Derived from Greek λαλαγεω (lalageo) meaning "to babble, to prattle". The Roman poet Horace used this name in one of his odes.
LALE f Turkish
Means "tulip" in Turkish, of Persian origin.
LALEH f Persian
Means "tulip" in Persian.
LALI f Georgian
Means "ruby" in Georgian, of Sanskrit origin.
LALIA f English (Rare)
Short form of EULALIA.
LALITA f Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "playful, charming, desirable" in Sanskrit. In Hindu belief this is the name of one of the playmates of the young Krishna. It is also another name of the goddess Parvati.
LALITHA f Tamil, Indian, Malayalam, Telugu
Southern Indian form of LALITA.
LALLA f Literature
Derived from Persian لاله (laleh) meaning "tulip". This was the name of the heroine of Thomas Moore's poem Lalla Rookh (1817). In the poem, Lalla, the daughter of the emperor of Delhi, listens to a poet sing four tales.
LALLIE f English (Rare)
Diminutive of LALAGE.
LALLY f English (Rare)
Diminutive of LALAGE.
LAMIA (1) f Arabic
Means "shining, radiant" in Arabic.
LAMIA (2) f Greek Mythology
Possibly from Greek λαιμος (laimos) meaning "throat". In Greek mythology this is the name of a queen of Libya who was a mistress of Zeus. Hera, being jealous, kills Lamia's children, causing her to go mad and transform into a monster that hunts the children of others.
LAMIJA f Bosnian
Bosnian form of LAMIA (1).
LAMIS f Arabic
Means "soft" in Arabic.
LAMYA f Arabic
Means "having beautiful dark lips" in Arabic.
LAN (1) f & m Chinese, Vietnamese
From Chinese (lán) meaning "orchid, elegant" (which is usually only feminine) or (lán) meaning "mountain mist". Other Chinese characters can form this name as well. As a Vietnamese name, it is derived from Sino-Vietnamese meaning "orchid".
LANA f English, Russian, Croatian, Serbian
Short form of ALANA (English) or SVETLANA (Russian). In the English-speaking world, it was popularized by actress Lana Turner (1921-1995).
LANEY f English
Diminutive of ELAINE.
LÀNH m & f Vietnamese
Means "good, favourable, gentle" in Vietnamese.
LANI f Hawaiian
Means "sky, heaven, royal, majesty" in Hawaiian.
LAOISE f Irish
Possibly a newer form of LUIGSECH. It is also used as an Irish form of Louise.
LÁRA f Icelandic
Icelandic form of LAURA.
LARA (1) f Russian, English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, Hungarian, Slovene, Croatian
Russian short form of LARISA. It was introduced to the English-speaking world by a character from Boris Pasternak's novel Doctor Zhivago (1957) and the subsequent movie adaptation (1965).
LARAINE f English
Variant of LORRAINE.
LARISA f Russian, Ukrainian, Romanian, Latvian, Greek Mythology
Possibly derived from the name of the ancient city of Larisa in Thessaly, which meant "citadel". In Greek legends, the nymph Larisa was either a daughter or mother of Pelasgus, the ancestor of the mythical Pelasgians. This name was later borne by a 4th-century Greek martyr who is venerated as a saint in the Eastern Church. The name (of the city, nymph and saint) is commonly Latinized as Larissa, with a double s.
LARISSA f English, Portuguese (Brazilian), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Variant of LARISA. It has been commonly used as an English given name only since the 20th century. In 1991 this name was given to one of the moons of Neptune, in honour of the mythological character.
LARK f English (Rare)
From the English word for the type of songbird.
LARUNDA f Roman Mythology
Possibly connected to Greek λαλεω (laleo) meaning "to talk, to chatter", or the Latin term Lares referring to minor guardian gods. In Roman mythology Larunda or Lara was a water nymph who was overly talkative. She revealed to Juno that her husband Jupiter was having an affair with Juturna, so Jupiter had Larunda's tongue removed. By the god Mercury she had two children, who were Lares.
LARYSA f Ukrainian, Belarusian
Ukrainian and Belarusian form of LARISA.
LASHAWN f & m African American
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name SHAWN.
LASHONDA f African American
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name SHONDA.
LĀSMA f Latvian
From Latvian lāsmot meaning "to sparkle".
LATA f Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "vine, creeping plant" in Sanskrit.
LATANYA f African American
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name TANYA.
LATASHA f African American
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name TASHA.
LATEEFAH f Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic لطيفة (see LATIFA).
LATIFA f Arabic
Feminine form of LATIF.
LATIFAH f Arabic
Feminine form of LATIF.
LATİFE f Turkish
Turkish feminine form of LATIF.
LATONA f Roman Mythology
Latin form of LETO.
LATONYA f African American
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name TONYA.
LATOYA f African American
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name TOYA.
LAUMA f Latvian, Baltic Mythology
Meaning unknown. In Latvian mythology this is the name of a forest spirit sometimes associated with childbirth and weaving.
LAURA f English, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, Catalan, Finnish, Estonian, Hungarian, Polish, Slovene, Croatian, Czech, Slovak, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Dutch, Lithuanian, Latvian, Late Roman
Feminine form of the Late Latin name Laurus, which meant "laurel". This meaning was favourable, since in ancient Rome the leaves of laurel trees were used to create victors' garlands. The name was borne by the 9th-century Spanish martyr Saint Laura, who was a nun thrown into a vat of molten lead by the Moors. It was also the name of the subject of poems by the 14th-century Italian poet Petrarch.... [more]
LAURAINE f English (Rare)
Variant of LORRAINE influenced by the spelling of LAURA.
LAURE f French
French form of LAURA.
LAUREEN f English
Diminutive of LAURA.
LAUREL f English
From the name of the laurel tree, ultimately from Latin laurus.
LAUREN f & m English
Variant or feminine form of LAURENCE (1). Originally a masculine name, it was first popularized as a feminine name by actress Betty Jean Perske (1924-), who used Lauren Bacall as her stage name.
LAURENA f English (Rare)
Elaboration of LAUREN.
LAURENCE (2) f French
French feminine form of Laurentius (see LAURENCE (1)).
LAURENE f English
Diminutive of LAURA.
LAURENTIA f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Laurentius (see LAURENCE (1)).
LAURESSA f English (Rare)
Diminutive of LAURA.
LAURETTA f Italian
Italian diminutive of LAURA.
LAURETTE f French
French diminutive of LAURA.
LAURIE f & m English, Dutch
Diminutive of LAURA or LAURENCE (1).
LAURINE f French
Diminutive of LAURE.
LAURISSA f English (Rare)
Diminutive of LAURA.
LAURITA f Spanish
Diminutive of LAURA.
LAVANYA f Indian, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil
Means "beauty, grace" in Sanskrit.
LAVENDER f English (Rare)
From the English word for the aromatic flower or the pale purple colour.
LAVERN m & f English
Variant of LAVERNE.
LAVERNA f Roman Mythology
Meaning unknown. Laverna was the Roman goddess of thieves and thievery.
LAVERNE f & m English
From a surname that was derived from a French place name, ultimately derived from the Gaulish word vern meaning "alder". It is sometimes associated with the Roman goddess Laverna or the Latin word vernus "of spring".
LAVINA f English
Variant of LAVINIA.
LAVINIA f Roman Mythology, Romanian
Meaning unknown, probably of Etruscan origin. In Roman legend Lavinia was the daughter of King Latinus, the wife of Aeneas, and the ancestor of the Roman people. According to the legend Aeneas named the town of Lavinium in honour of his wife.
LAVONNE f English
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name YVONNE.
LAVRA f Slovene
Slovene form of LAURA.
LAWAHIZ f Arabic (Rare)
Means "glances" in Arabic.
LAWAN f Thai
Possibly means "beautiful" in Thai.
LAWANDA f African American
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name WANDA.
LAXMI f & m Indian, Telugu, Marathi, Hindi, Nepali
Alternate transcription of Telugu లక్ష్మి or Marathi/Hindi लक्ष्मी (see LAKSHMI), as well as the most common Nepali transcription.
LAYLA f Arabic, English
Means "night" in Arabic. Layla was the love interest of the poet Qays (called Majnun) in an old Arab tale, notably retold by the 12th-century Persian poet Nizami Ganjavi in his poem Layla and Majnun. This story was a popular romance in medieval Arabia and Persia. The name became used in the English-speaking world after the 1970 release of the song Layla by Derek and the Dominos, the title of which was inspired by the medieval story.
LÉA f French
French form of LEAH.
LEA f German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Slovene, Croatian, Czech, Slovak, Hungarian, Hebrew
Form of LEAH used in several languages.
LEAH f English, Hebrew, Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
From the Hebrew name לֵאָה (Le'ah), which was probably derived from the Hebrew word לְאָה (le'ah) meaning "weary". Alternatively it might be related to Akkadian littu meaning "cow". In the Old Testament Leah is the first wife of Jacob and the mother of seven of his children. Jacob's other wife was Leah's younger sister Rachel, who he preferred. Leah later offered Jacob her handmaid Zilpah in order for him to conceive more children.... [more]
LÉAN f Irish
Irish form of HELEN.
LÉANE f French (Modern)
Possibly a combination of LÉA and ANNE (1).
LEANN f English
Combination of LEE and ANN.
LEANNA f English
Probably this was originally a variant of LIANA. It is now often considered a combination of LEE and ANNA.
LEANNE f English
Combination of LEE and ANNE (1).
LEATRICE f English
Possibly a combination of LEAH and BEATRICE. This name was first brought to public attention by the American actress Leatrice Joy (1893-1985).
LEDA f Greek Mythology
Meaning unknown. In Greek myth she was the mother of Castor, Pollux, Helen and Clytemnestra by the god Zeus, who came upon her in the form of a swan.
LEE m & f English
From a surname that was derived from Old English leah meaning "clearing". The surname belonged to Robert E. Lee (1807-1870), commander of the Confederate forces during the American Civil War. In his honour, it has been commonly used as a given name in the American South.