Feminine Names

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LEEANN f English
Combination of LEE and ANN.
LEEBA f Yiddish
Alternate transcription of Yiddish ליבאַ (see LIBA).
LEELA f Indian, Hindi, Telugu, Kannada, Tamil, Malayalam
Alternate transcription of LILA (1).
LEELO f Estonian
Means "folk song" in Estonian.
LEENA f Finnish, Estonian
Finnish and Estonian short form of HELENA or MATLEENA.
LEESA f English
Variant of LISA.
LEHUA f & m Hawaiian
Means "ohia flower" in Hawaiian.
LEI (1) m & f Hawaiian
Means "flowers, lei, child" in Hawaiian.
LEI (2) m & f Chinese
From Chinese (lěi) meaning "pile of stones" (which is typically masculine) or (lěi) meaning "bud" (typically feminine). Other characters can also form this name.
LEIA f Biblical Greek, Popular Culture
Form of LEAH used in the Greek Old Testament. This is the name of a princess in the Star Wars movies by George Lucas, who probably based it on Leah.
LEIGH f & m English
From a surname that was a variant of LEE.
LEIGHTON f & m English
From a surname that was a variant of LAYTON.
LEILA f Persian, Arabic, Kurdish, English, Georgian
Variant of LAYLA, and the usual Persian transcription.... [more]
LEILANI f & m Hawaiian
Means "heavenly flowers" or "royal child" from Hawaiian lei "flowers, lei, child" and lani "heaven, sky, royal, majesty".
LEIMOMI f Hawaiian
Means "pearl lei" or "pearl child" from Hawaiian lei "flowers, lei, child" and momi "pearl".
LEIRE f Basque, Spanish
Basque form and Spanish variant of LEYRE.
LEITH m & f English (Rare)
From a surname, originally from the name of a Scottish town (now a district of Edinburgh), which is derived from Gaelic lìte "wet, damp". It is also the name of the river that flows though Edinburgh.
LĖJA f Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of LEAH.
LEJLA f Bosnian
Bosnian form of LAYLA.
LELA (1) f Georgian
Meaning uncertain, possibly from the name of a type of plant.
LELA (2) f English
Variant of LEILA.
LELIA f Italian
Italian form of LAELIA.
LELISE f Eastern African, Oromo
Feminine form of LELISA.
LEMPI f Finnish
Means "love" in Finnish.
LÉNA f French, Hungarian
French and Hungarian form of LENA.
LENA f Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Polish, Russian, English, Italian, Portuguese, Greek
Short form of names ending in lena, such as HELENA, MAGDALENA or YELENA.
LENE f German, Danish, Norwegian
German, Danish and Norwegian short form of HELENE or MAGDALENE.
LENI f German
German diminutive of HELENE or MAGDALENA.
LENKA f Czech, Slovak
Originally a diminutive of MAGDALÉNA or HELENA. It is now used as an independent name.
LENNON m & f English (Modern)
From an Irish surname, an Anglicized form of Ó Leannáin, which means "descendant of Leannán". The name Leannán means "lover" in Irish. This surname was borne by musician John Lennon (1940-1980), a member of the Beatles.
LENNOX m & f Scottish, English (Modern)
From a Scottish surname that was derived from the name of a district in Scotland. The district, called Leamhnachd in Gaelic, possibly means "place of elms".
LENORA f English
Short form of ELENORA.
LENORE f English
Short form of ELEANOR. This was the name of the departed love of the narrator in Edgar Allan Poe's poem The Raven (1845).
LENUȚA f Romanian
Romanian diminutive of ELENA.
LEOCÁDIA f Portuguese
Portuguese form of LEOCADIA.
LEOCADIA f Spanish, Late Roman
Late Latin name that might be derived from the name of the Greek island of Leucadia or from Greek λευκος (leukos) meaning "bright, clear, white" (which is also the root of the island's name). Saint Leocadia was a 3rd-century martyr from Spain.
LEOFFLÆD f Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements leof "dear, agreeable, beloved" and flæd "beauty".
LEOFGYÐ f Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements leof "dear, agreeable, beloved" and gyð "battle".
LEOKADIA f Polish
Polish form of LEOCADIA.
LEOLA f English
Feminine form of LEO.
LEONA f English, German, Czech
Feminine form of LEON.
LEONARDA f Italian
Feminine form of LEONARDO.
LÉONE f French
French feminine form of LEON.
LEONE (2) f English
Variant of LEONA.
LEONIA f Late Roman
Feminine form of LEONIUS.
LÉONIDE m & f French (Rare)
French masculine and feminine form of LEONIDAS.
LÉONIE f French
French feminine form of LEONIUS.
LEONIE f German, Dutch
German and Dutch feminine form of LEONIUS.
LÉONNE f French (Rare)
Feminine form of LÉON.
LEONOR f Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of ELEANOR. It was brought to Spain in the 12th-century by Eleanor of England, who married King Alfonso VIII of Castile.
LEONORA f Italian
Italian short form of ELEANOR.
LEONORE f German
German short form of ELEANOR.
LEONTINA f Italian, Late Roman
Feminine form of LEONTIUS.
LÉONTINE f French
French form of LEONTINA.
LEONTÝNA f Czech
Czech form of LEONTINA.
LEONTYNE f English (Rare)
Variant of LÉONTINE. This name was borne by opera singer Leontyne Price (1927-).
LÉOPOLDINE f French
French feminine form of LEOPOLD.
LERA f Russian, Ukrainian
Short form of VALERIYA.
LERATO f Southern African, Sotho
Means "love" in Sotho.
LESEDI f Southern African, Tswana
Means "light" in Tswana.
LESIA f English
Short form of ALESIA.
LESŁAWA f Polish
Short form of LECHOSŁAWA.
LESLEY f & m English
Variant of LESLIE.
LESLIE f & m English
From a Scottish surname that was derived from a Scottish place name, probably derived from Gaelic leas celyn meaning "garden of holly". It has been used as a given name since the 19th century. In America it was more common as a feminine name after the 1940s.
LESSIE f English
Diminutive of names containing the sound les, such as LESLIE.
LESTARI f Indonesian
Means "eternal, abiding" in Indonesian.
LESYA f Ukrainian
Diminutive of OLEKSANDRA.
LETA f English
Possibly derived from Latin laetus meaning "glad". Otherwise, it could be a short form of names ending in leta.
LETHA f English
Possibly a short form of ALETHA.
LETÍCIA f Portuguese, Hungarian
Portuguese and Hungarian form of LETITIA.
LETICIA f Spanish
Spanish form of LETITIA.
LETITIA f English
From the Late Latin name Laetitia meaning "joy, happiness". This was the name of an obscure saint, who is revered mainly in Spain. It was in use in England during the Middle Ages, usually in the spelling Lettice, and it was revived in the 18th century.
LETIZIA f Italian
Italian form of LETITIA. It was borne by Napoleon Bonaparte's mother.
LETO f Greek Mythology
Possibly from Lycian lada meaning "wife". Other theories connect it to Greek ληθω (letho) meaning "hidden, forgotten". In Greek mythology she was the mother of Apollo and Artemis by Zeus.
LETTICE f English (Archaic)
Medieval form of LETITIA.
LETTIE f English
Diminutive of LETTICE.
LETTY f English
Diminutive of LETTICE.
LEUTGARD f Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of LUITGARD.
LEWELLA f Welsh
Variant of LLEWELLA.
LEXA f English
Short form of ALEXANDRA or ALEXA.
LEXI f English
Diminutive of ALEXANDRA or ALEXIS.
LEXIA f English
Short form of ALEXIA.
LEXIE f English
Diminutive of ALEXANDRA.
LEXINE f English
Diminutive of ALEXANDRA.
LEXUS f English
Short form of ALEXUS. Its use has been influenced by the Lexus brand name (a line of luxury automobiles made by Toyota).
LEXY f English
Diminutive of ALEXANDRA or ALEXIS.
LEYLA f Turkish, Azerbaijani, Kurdish, Persian, Arabic, English (Modern)
Variant of LEILA, and the usual Turkish, Azerbaijani and Kurdish form.
LEYRE f Spanish
From the name of a mountain in Navarre in northern Spain, the site of the old monastery of San Salvador of Leyre. It is from Basque Leire, possibly derived from Latin legionarius meaning "pertaining to a legion".
LHAMO f & m Tibetan, Bhutanese
Means "goddess" in Tibetan.
LI (1) f & m Chinese
From Chinese () meaning "reason, logic", () meaning "stand, establish", () meaning "black, dawn", () meaning "power, capability, influence" (which is usually only masculine) or () meaning "beautiful" (usually only feminine). Other Chinese characters are also possible.
LI (2) f & m Hebrew
Means "to me" in Hebrew.
LÍA f Galician
Galician form of LEAH.
LIA (1) f Italian, Portuguese, Georgian, Greek, Biblical Latin
Italian, Portuguese, Georgian and Greek form of LEAH.
LIA (2) f Italian, Dutch
Short form of ROSALIA, JULIA, and other names ending in lia.
LÍADÁIN f Irish
Variant of LÍADAN.
LÍADAN f Irish
Means "grey lady" in Irish Gaelic. In Irish legend she was a poetess who became a nun, but then missed her lover Cuirithir so much that she died of grief.
LIAN (2) m & f Chinese
From Chinese (lián) meaning "lotus, water lily", (lián) meaning "waterfall", or other Chinese characters that are pronounced similarly.
LIAN (3) f Hebrew
Probably a Hebrew form of LEANNE.
LIĀNA f Latvian
Short form of JULIĀNA.
LIANA f Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, English
Short form of JULIANA, LILIANA, and other names that end in liana. This is also the word for a type of vine that grows in jungles.
LIANE f German
Short form of JULIANE.
LIAT f Hebrew
Means "you are mine" in Hebrew.
LIBA f Yiddish
From Yiddish ליבע (libe) meaning "love".
LIBBIE f English
Variant of LIBBY.
LIBBY f English
Originally a medieval diminutive of Ibb, itself a diminutive of ISABEL. It is also used as a diminutive of ELIZABETH.
LIBĚNA f Czech
Derived from Czech libý meaning "pleasant, nice", from the Slavic element lyuby meaning "love".
LIBERIA f Late Roman
Feminine form of LIBERIUS.
LIBERTY f English
Simply from the English word liberty, derived from Latin libertas, a derivative of liber "free". Interestingly, since 1880 this name has charted on the American popularity lists in three different periods: in 1918 (at the end of World War I), in 1976 (the American bicentennial), and after 2001 (during the War on Terrorism).
LIBI f Hebrew
Means "my heart" in Hebrew.
LIBITINA f Roman Mythology
Meaning unknown. Libitina was the Roman goddess of funerals, corpses and death.
LIBORIA f Italian
Italian feminine form of LIBORIUS.
LIBUŠE f Czech
Derived from Czech libý meaning "pleasant, nice", from the Slavic element lyuby meaning "love". In Czech legend Lubuše was the founder of Prague.
LÍDA f Czech
Czech diminutive of LUDMILA.
LIDDY f English
Diminutive of ELIZABETH or LYDIA.
LÍDIA f Portuguese, Catalan, Hungarian
Portuguese, Catalan and Hungarian form of LYDIA.
LIDIA f Polish, Italian, Spanish, Romanian
Polish, Italian, Spanish and Romanian form of LYDIA.
LIDIJA f Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian
Slovene, Croatian, Serbian and Macedonian form of LYDIA.
LIDIYA f Russian, Bulgarian
Russian and Bulgarian form of LYDIA.
LIDKA f Polish
Polish diminutive of LIDIA.
LIDMILA f Czech
Variant of LUDMILA.
LIDOCHKA f Russian
Russian diminutive of LIDIYA.
LIDZIYA f Belarusian
Belarusian form of LYDIA.
LIEKE f Dutch
Dutch diminutive of ANGELIQUE or names ending in lia.
LIÊN f Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (liên) meaning "lotus, water lily".
LIEN f Dutch
Short form of CAROLIEN and other names ending in lien.
LIEPA f Lithuanian
Means "linden tree" or "July" in Lithuanian.
LIES f German, Dutch
German and Dutch diminutive of ELISABETH.
LIESA f German
German diminutive of ELISABETH.
LIESBETH f Dutch
Dutch variant of ELISABETH.
LIESE f German, Dutch
German and Dutch diminutive of ELISABETH.
LIESEL f German
German diminutive of ELISABETH.
LIESJE f Dutch
Dutch diminutive of ELISABETH.
LIESL f German
German short form of ELISABETH.
LIEVE f Dutch
Short form of GODELIEVE.
LĪGA f Latvian
From the Latvian holiday Līgo, celebrated at the summer solstice.
LIGAYA f Filipino, Tagalog
Means "happiness" in Tagalog.
LIGEIA f Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek λιγυς (ligys) meaning "clear-voiced, shrill, whistling". This was the name of one of the Sirens in Greek legend. It was also used by Edgar Allan Poe in his story Ligeia (1838).
LÍGIA f Portuguese
Portuguese form of LIGEIA.
LIGIA f Spanish
Spanish form of LIGEIA.
LIHI f Hebrew
Means "she is mine" in Hebrew.
LIINA f Finnish
Short form of KAROLIINA.
LIIS f Estonian
Estonian short form of ELIISABET.
LIISA f Finnish, Estonian
Finnish and Estonian short form of ELISABET or ELIISABET.
LIISI f Finnish, Estonian
Finnish and Estonian diminutive of ELISABET or ELIISABET.
LIISU f Estonian
Estonian diminutive of ELIISABET.
LIJSBETH f Dutch
Dutch form of ELIZABETH.
LILA (1) f Indian, Hindi
Means "play, amusement" in Sanskrit.
LILA (2) f English
Variant of LEILA.
LILAC f English (Rare)
From the English word for the shrub with purple or white flowers. It is derived via Arabic from Persian.
LILACH f Hebrew
Means "lilac" in Hebrew.
LILAH f English
Variant of LEILA.
LILAVATI f Indian, Hindi (Rare)
Means "amusing, charming, graceful" in Sanskrit. The 12th-century mathematician Bhaskara named one of his systems of mathematics after his daughter Lilavati. This was also the name of a 13th-century queen of Sri Lanka.
LÍLE f Irish
Irish form of LILY.
LILEAS f Scottish
Scottish form of LILLIAN.
LILI f German, French, Hungarian
German, French and Hungarian diminutive of ELISABETH, also sometimes connected to the German word lilie meaning "lily". In Hungarian, it can also be diminutive of KAROLINA or JÚLIA.
LILIA f Spanish, Italian, Russian, Ukrainian
Spanish and Italian form of LILY, as well as an alternate transcription of Russian Лилия or Ukrainian Лілія (see LILIYA).
LÍLIAN f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese variant of LILLIAN.
LILIAN f & m English, French
English variant of LILLIAN, as well as a French masculine form.
LILIÁNA f Hungarian
Hungarian form of LILLIAN.
LILIANE f French
French form of LILLIAN.
LILIAS f Scottish
Scottish form of LILLIAN.
LILIBET f English
Diminutive of ELIZABETH.
LILIBETH f English
Diminutive of ELIZABETH.
LILIEN f Hungarian
Hungarian form of LILLIAN.
LILIJA f Lithuanian, Latvian
Lithuanian and Latvian cognate of LILY.
LILIJANA f Slovene
Slovene form of LILLIAN.
LILITA f Latvian
Latvian form of LILITH.
LILITH f Semitic Mythology, Judeo-Christian Legend
Derived from Akkadian lilitu meaning "of the night". This was the name of a demon in ancient Assyrian myths. In Jewish tradition she was Adam's first wife, sent out of Eden and replaced by Eve because she would not submit to him. The offspring of Adam (or Samael) and Lilith were the evil spirits of the world.
LILIYA f Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian
Russian, Ukrainian and Bulgarian cognate of LILY.
LILJA f Icelandic, Finnish
Icelandic and Finnish cognate of LILY.
LILJANA f Macedonian
Macedonian form of LILLIAN.
LILLA f Hungarian
Hungarian diminutive of LÍVIA or LÍDIA.
LILLI f German, Finnish
German variant of LILI and a Finnish variant of LILJA.
LILLIA f English
Short form of LILLIAN or an elaborated form of LILY.
LILLIAN f English
Probably originally a diminutive of ELIZABETH. It may also be considered an elaborated form of LILY, from the Latin word for "lily" lilium. This name has been used in England since the 16th century.
LILLIAS f Scottish
Scottish form of LILLIAN.
LILLIE f English
Variant of LILY.
LILLY f English, Norwegian, Danish, Swedish
English variant of LILY. It is also used in Scandinavia, as a form of LILY or a diminutive of ELISABETH.
LILO f German
Short form of LISELOTTE.
LILOU f French
Either a diminutive of French names containing the sound lee or a combination of LILI and LOUISE.
LILY f English
From the name of the flower, a symbol of purity. The word is ultimately derived from Latin lilium.
LILYA f Russian, Ukrainian
Alternate transcription of Russian Лилия or Ukrainian Лілія (see LILIYA).
LILYANA f Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of LILLIAN.
LIM m & f Chinese
Hokkien Chinese form of LIN.
LIMBANI m & f Southern African, Chewa
Means "be strong" in Chewa.
LIMBIKANI m & f Southern African, Chewa
Means "work hard" in Chewa.
LIN m & f Chinese
From Chinese (lín) meaning "forest" or (lín) meaning "fine jade, gem". Other characters can also form this name.
LĪNA f Latvian
Short form of names ending with lina.
LINA (1) f Arabic
Means either "palm tree" or "tender" in Arabic.
LINA (2) f English, Italian, Spanish, German, French, Lithuanian, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian
Short form of names ending in lina.
LINA (3) f Indian, Hindi
Means "absorbed, united" in Sanskrit.
LINDA f English, German, Dutch, Italian, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, French, Latvian, Finnish, Hungarian, Czech, Slovak, Ancient Germanic
Originally a medieval short form of Germanic names containing the element lind meaning "flexible, soft, mild". It also coincides with the Spanish and Portuguese word linda meaning "beautiful". In the English-speaking world this name experienced a spike in popularity beginning in the 1930s, peaking in the late 1940s, and declining shortly after that. It was the most popular name for girls in the United States from 1947 to 1952.
LINDE f Dutch
Dutch variant of LINDA.
LINDITA f Albanian
Means "the day is born" in Albanian, from lind "to give birth" and ditë "day".
LINDIWE f Southern African, Zulu, Xhosa, Ndebele, Swazi
Means "waited for, awaited" in Zulu, Xhosa, Ndebele and Swazi.
LINDSAY f & m English, Scottish
From an English and Scottish surname that was originally derived from the name of the region Lindsey, which means "LINCOLN island" in Old English. As a given name it was typically masculine until the 1960s (in Britain) and 1970s (in America) when it became popular for girls, probably due to its similarity to Linda and because of American actress Lindsay Wagner (1949-).
LINDSEY f & m English, Scottish
Variant of LINDSAY.
LINDY m & f English
Originally this was a masculine name, coming into use in America in 1927 when the dance called the Lindy Hop became popular. The dance was probably named for aviator Charles Lindbergh. Later this name was used as a diminutive of LINDA.
LINE f Danish, Norwegian, French
Short form of CAROLINE and other names ending in line.
LINETTE f English
Variant of LYNETTE.
LING f & m Chinese
From Chinese (líng) meaning "spirit, soul", (líng) meaning "bell, chime", or other Chinese characters that are pronounced similarly.
LINH f & m Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (linh) meaning "spirit, soul".
LINN f Swedish, Norwegian
Short form of LINNÉA and other names containing the same sound.
LINNAEA f English (Rare)
From the word for the type of flower, also called the twinflower (see LINNÉA).
LINNÉA f Swedish
From the name of a flower, also known as the twinflower. The Swedish botanist Carolus Linnaeus named it after himself, it being his favourite flower.
LINNET f English (Rare)
Either a variant of LYNETTE or else from the name of the small bird, a type of finch.
LINNIE f English
Diminutive of LINDA and other names beginning with Lin.
LINSEY f English
Variant of LINDSAY.
LINZA f Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of LINDA.
LIOBOU f Belarusian
Belarusian form of LYUBOV.
LIOR m & f Hebrew
Means "light for me" in Hebrew.
LIORA f Hebrew
Strictly feminine form of LIOR.
LIORIT f Hebrew
Strictly feminine form of LIOR.
LIOUBA f Russian
Alternate transcription of Russian Люба (see LYUBA).
LIRON m & f Hebrew
Means "song for me" or "joy for me" in Hebrew.
LIS f Danish, Swedish, Norwegian
Short form of ELISABET.
LISA f English, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Italian
Short form of ELIZABETH and its cognates in other languages. This is the name of the subject of one of the world's most famous paintings, the Mona Lisa, the portrait of Lisa del Giocondo by Leonardo da Vinci.... [more]
LISANNE f Dutch
Combination of LISA and ANNE (1).
LISBET f Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Scandinavian short form of ELISABET.
LISBETH f German
German short form of ELISABETH.
LISELOT f Dutch
Dutch variant of LISELOTTE.
LISELOTT f Swedish
Swedish variant of LISELOTTE.
LISETTE f French, English
Diminutive of ÉLISABETH.
LISHA f English
Short form of ALICIA, FELICIA, and other names ending with the same sound.
LISHAN f & m Eastern African, Amharic
Means "award" in Amharic.
LISS f Norwegian
Short form of ELISABET.
LISSA f English
Short form of MELISSA.
LISSI f Danish
Diminutive of ELISABET.
LITA f English
Short form of names ending in lita. This name was brought to the public eye in the 1920s due to Lita Grey (1908-1995), who was the second wife of Charlie Chaplin. Her birth name was Lillita Louise MacMurray.
LITAL f Hebrew
Means "my dew" in Hebrew.
LIUBOV f Russian, Ukrainian
Alternate transcription of Russian Любовь or Ukrainian Любов (see LYUBOV).
LIUCIJA f Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of LUCIA.
LIUDMILA f Belarusian, Russian, Ukrainian
Belarusian form of LYUDMILA, as well as an alternate transcription of Russian Людмила (see LYUDMILA) or Ukrainian Людмила (see LYUDMYLA).
LIUDVIKA f Lithuanian
Lithuanian feminine form of LUDWIG.
LIÙSAIDH f Scottish
Scottish form of LUCIA.
LIV (1) f Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Derived from the Old Norse name Hlíf meaning "protection". Its use has been influenced by the modern Scandinavian word liv meaning "life".
LIV (2) f English
Short form of OLIVIA.
LĪVA f Latvian
Possibly a Latvian form of LIV (1).
LIVA f Danish
Variant of LIV (1).
LIVE f Norwegian
Variant of LIV (1).
LÍVIA f Portuguese, Hungarian, Slovak
Portuguese, Hungarian and Slovak form of LIVIA (1).
LIVIA (1) f Italian, Romanian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of LIVIUS. This was the name of the wife of the Roman emperor Augustus.
LIVIA (2) f English
Short form of OLIVIA.
LIVIANA f Italian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of the Roman family name Livianus, which was itself derived from the family name LIVIUS.
LIVIE f French, Czech (Rare)
French and Czech feminine form of LIVIUS.
LIVNA f Hebrew
Means "white" in Hebrew.
LIVNAT f Hebrew
Variant of LIVNA.
LIVVY f English
Diminutive of OLIVIA.
LIWIA f Polish
Polish form of LIVIA (1).
LIZ f English
Short form of ELIZABETH. This is the familiar name of actress Elizabeth Taylor (1932-).
LIZAVETA f Russian
Short form of YELIZAVETA.
LIZBETH f English
Short form of ELIZABETH.
LIZE f Dutch
Short form of ELISABETH.
LIZETTE f English
Diminutive of ELIZABETH.
LIZZIE f English
Diminutive of ELIZABETH.
LIZZY f English
Diminutive of ELIZABETH.
LJERKA f Croatian, Serbian, Slovene
Derived from South Slavic lijer meaning "lily".
LJILJA f Serbian, Croatian
Short form of LJILJANA.
LJILJANA f Serbian, Croatian
Derived from South Slavic ljiljan meaning "lily".
LJUBA f Serbian, Croatian, Czech, Slovene, Macedonian
From the Slavic element lyuby meaning "love".
LJUBENA f Macedonian
Macedonian feminine form of LYUBEN.
LJUBICA f Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian, Slovene
From the Slavic element lyuby meaning "love" combined with a diminutive suffix. It can also come from Serbo-Croatian ljubicica meaning "violet".
LJUDMILA f Slovene
Slovene form of LUDMILA.
LLEUCU f Welsh
Meaning unknown, possibly derived from LLEU. This name appears in the 14th-century poem Marwnad Lleucu Llwyd, written by Llywelyn Goch ap Meurig Hen for his deceased lover Lleucu Llwyd.
LLEWELLA f Welsh
Feminine form of LLYWELYN.
LLINOS f Welsh
Means "linnet, finch" in Welsh. The linnet (species Linaria cannabina) is a small European bird in the finch family.
LLÚCIA f Catalan
Catalan form of LUCIA.
LLUÏSA f Catalan
Catalan feminine form of LOUIS.
LOAN (2) f Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (loan), which refers to a mythological bird.
LOANE f French (Modern)
Feminine form of ELOUAN.
LOCHANA f Indian, Hindi
Feminine form of LOCHAN.
LOES f Dutch
Feminine diminutive of LODEWIJK.
LOGAN m & f Scottish, English
From a surname that was originally derived from a Scottish place name meaning "little hollow" in Scottish Gaelic.
LOIDA f Spanish
Spanish form of LOIS (1).
LOIS (1) f English, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Possibly derived from Greek λωιων (loion) meaning "more desirable" or "better". Lois is mentioned in the New Testament as the mother of Eunice and the grandmother of Timothy. As an English name, it came into use after the Protestant Reformation. In fiction, this is the name of the girlfriend of the comic book hero Superman.
LOLA f Spanish, English
Diminutive of DOLORES.
LOLICIA f English (Rare)
Elaborated form of LOLA.
LOLITA f Spanish
Diminutive of LOLA.
LONDON f & m English (Modern)
From the name of the capital city of the United Kingdom, the meaning of which is uncertain. As a surname it was borne by the American author Jack London (1876-1916).
LONE f Danish
Short form of ABELONE.
LONGINA f Polish, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of LONGINUS.
LORA f English, Italian
Variant of LAURA. It is also used as an Italian diminutive of ELEONORA or LOREDANA.