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LIZZYfEnglish
Diminutive of ELIZABETH.
LJERKAfCroatian, Serbian, Slovene
Derived from South Slavic lijer meaning "lily".
LJILJAfSerbian
Short form of LJILJANA.
LJILJANAfSerbian, Croatian
Derived from South Slavic ljiljan meaning "lily".
LJUBAfSerbian, Croatian, Czech, Slovene, Macedonian
From the Slavic element lyuby meaning "love".
LJUBANmSerbian, Croatian
Serbian and Croatian form of LYUBEN.
LJUBEmMacedonian
Diminutive of LJUBOMIR.
LJUBENmMacedonian
Macedonian form of LYUBEN.
LJUBENAfMacedonian
Macedonian feminine form of LYUBEN.
LJUBICAfSerbian, 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".
LJUBOMIRmCroatian, Serbian, Macedonian
Croatian, Serbian and Macedonian form of LUBOMÍR.
LJUDMILmMacedonian
Macedonian masculine form of LUDMILA.
LJUDMILAfSlovene
Slovene form of LUDMILA.
LJUPCHOmMacedonian
Variant transcription of LJUPČO.
LLEUmWelsh Mythology
Probably a Welsh form of LUGUS. In the Mabinogion, Lleu Llaw Gyffes is the son of Arianrhod. He was raised by his uncle Gwydion, who helped him overcome the curses that his mother placed upon him.
LLEUCUfWelsh
Welsh form of LUCIA.
LLEWmWelsh, Welsh Mythology
Variant of LLEU. It can also be a short form of LLEWELYN. It coincides with the Welsh word llew meaning "lion".
LLEWELLAfWelsh
Feminine form of LLYWELYN.
LLEWELYNmWelsh
Variant of LLYWELYN influenced by the Welsh word llew "lion".
LLINOSfWelsh
Means "linnet, finch" in Welsh. The linnet (species Linaria cannabina) is a small European bird in the finch family.
LLORENÇmCatalan
Catalan form of Laurentius (see LAURENCE (1)).
LLOYDmEnglish
From a surname which was derived from Welsh llwyd meaning "grey". The composer Andrew Lloyd Webber (1948-) is a famous bearer of this name.
LLUCmCatalan
Catalan form of LUKE.
LLÚCIAfCatalan
Catalan form of LUCIA.
LLUÍSmCatalan
Catalan form of LOUIS.
LLUÏSAfCatalan
Catalan feminine form of LOUIS.
LLYRmWelsh Mythology
Means "the sea" in Welsh. This was the name of the Welsh god of the sea. He possibly forms the basis for the legendary King Lear of the Britons.
LLYWELYNmWelsh
Possibly a Welsh form of the old Celtic name Lugubelenus, a combination of the names of the gods LUGUS and BELENUS. Alternatively it may be derived from Welsh llyw "leader". This was the name of several Welsh rulers, notably the 13th-century Llywelyn the Great who fought against England.
LOANmFrench
Variant of ELOUAN.
LOANEfFrench (Rare)
Feminine form of ELOUAN.
LOCHANmIndian, Hindi
Means "the eye" in Sanskrit.
LOCHANAfIndian, Hindi
Feminine form of LOCHAN.
LOCHLAINNmIrish
Irish form of LACHLAN.
LOCHLANNmIrish
Irish form of LACHLAN.
LOCKIEmScottish
Diminutive of LACHLAN.
LODEWIJKmDutch
Dutch form of LUDWIG.
LODOVICOmItalian
Italian form of LUDWIG.
LÓEGAIREmIrish Mythology, Ancient Irish
Means "calf herder", derived from Irish loagh "calf". In Irish mythology Lóegaire Búadach was an Ulster warrior. He saved the life of the poet Áed, but died in the process. This was also the name of several Irish high kings.
LOESfDutch
Feminine diminutive of LODEWIJK.
LOGANm & fScottish, English
From a surname which was originally derived from a Scottish place name meaning "little hollow" in Scottish Gaelic.
LOÏCmFrench, Breton
Breton form of LOUIS.
LOIDAfSpanish
Spanish form of LOIS (1).
LOÍSmOccitan
Occitan form of LOUIS.
LOIS (1)fEnglish, 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.
LOIS (2)mGalician
Galician form of LOUIS.
LOJZEmSlovene
Short form of ALOJZ.
LOKEmNorse Mythology, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Modern Scandinavian form of LOKI.
LOKImNorse Mythology
Meaning unknown, possibly derived from the Indo-European root *leug meaning "to break". In Norse legend Loki was a trickster god associated with magic and fire. Over time he became more and more evil, and he was eventually chained to a rock by the other gods.
LOLAfSpanish, English
Diminutive of DOLORES.
LOLICIAfEnglish (Rare)
Elaborated form of LOLA.
LOLITAfSpanish
Diminutive of LOLA.
LOMÁNmIrish
Variant of LOMMÁN.
LOMMÁNmIrish
Means "little bare one", derived from Irish Gaelic lomm "bare" combined with a diminutive suffix. This was the name of a 5th-century saint, a nephew of Saint Patrick.
LONmEnglish
Short form of ALONZO and other names containing the same sound. Famous bearers were American actors Lon Chaney Sr. (1883-1930) and Lon Chaney Jr. (1906-1973). The elder's birth name was Leonidas.
LONÁNmIrish
Means "little blackbird", derived from Irish Gaelic lon "blackbird" combined with a diminutive suffix.
LONDONf & mEnglish (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).
LONEfDanish
Short form of ABELONE.
LONGINmPolish
Polish form of LONGINUS.
LONGINUSmAncient Roman
Roman cognomen derived from Latin longus "long". According to Christian legend Saint Longinus was the name of the Roman soldier who pierced Jesus' side with a spear, then converted to Christianity and was martyred. The name was also borne by the 3rd-century Greek philosopher Cassius Longinus.
LONNIEmEnglish
Short form of ALONZO and other names containing the same sound.
LONNYmEnglish
Short form of ALONZO and other names containing the same sound.
LOPEmSpanish
Spanish form of Lupus (see LOUP).
LORmLimburgish
Limburgish short form of LAURENS.
LORAfEnglish, Italian
Variant of LAURA. It is also used as an Italian diminutive of ELEONORA or LOREDANA.
LORÁNDmHungarian
Hungarian form of ROLAND.
LÓRÁNTmHungarian
Hungarian form of ROLAND.
LORCÁNmIrish
Means "little fierce one", derived from Irish Gaelic lorcc "fierce" combined with a diminutive suffix. This was the name of a 12th-century archbishop of Dublin.
LORE (1)fGerman
German contracted form of ELEONORE.
LORE (2)fBasque
Means "flower" in Basque.
LOREAfBasque
Variant of LORE (2).
LOREDANAfItalian, Romanian
Used by the French author George Sand for a character in her novel 'Mattea' (1833) and later by the Italian author Luciano Zuccoli in his novel 'L'amore de Loredana' (1908). It was possibly based on the Venetian surname Loredan, which was derived from the place name Loreo.
LOREENfEnglish
Elaboration of LORA.
LORELEIfGermanic Mythology
From a Germanic name meaning "luring rock". This is the name of a rock headland on the Rhine River. Legends say that a maiden named the Lorelei lives on the rock and lures fishermen to their death with her song.
LORENm & fEnglish
Either a short form of LAURENCE (1) (masculine) or a variant of LAUREN (feminine).
LORENA (1)fSpanish, Portuguese, Italian, Croatian
Spanish, Portuguese and Italian form of LORRAINE.
LORENA (2)fEnglish
Latinized form of LAUREN. This name was first brought to public attention in America by the song 'Lorena' (1856), written by Joseph Webster, who was said to have created the name as an anagram of LENORE (from the character in Poe's poem 'The Raven').
LORENCIOmMedieval Spanish
Archaic Spanish form of Laurentius (see LAURENCE (1)).
LORENEfEnglish
Elaboration of LORA.
LORENSmSwedish, Norwegian, Danish
Scandinavian form of LAURENCE (1).
LORENZmGerman
German form of Laurentius (see LAURENCE (1)).
LORENZAfItalian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish feminine form of Laurentius (see LAURENCE (1)).
LORENZOmItalian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Laurentius (see LAURENCE (1)). Lorenzo de' Medici (1449-1492), known as the Magnificent, was a ruler of Florence during the Renaissance. He was also a great patron of the arts who employed Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Botticelli and other famous artists.
LORETAfItalian
Variant of LORETO.
LORETOf & mItalian, Spanish
From the name of a town in Italy, originally called Lauretum in Latin, meaning "laurel grove". Supposedly in the 13th century the house of the Virgin Mary was miraculously carried by angels from Nazareth to the town.
LORETTAfEnglish, Italian
Either an elaboration of LORA or a variant of LAURETTA. It is also sometimes used as a variant of LORETO.
LORIfEnglish
Diminutive of LAURA or LORRAINE.
LORIEfEnglish
Variant of LORI.
LORINmEnglish
Variant of LOREN.
LŐRINCmHungarian
Hungarian form of Laurentius (see LAURENCE (1)).
LORINDAfEnglish
Elaboration of LORA.
LORISmItalian
Diminutive of LORENZO.
LORITAfItalian
Either a diminutive of LORA or a variant of LORETO.
LORNAfEnglish
Created by the author R. D. Blackmore for the title character in his novel 'Lorna Doone' (1869), set in southern England, which describes the dangerous love between John Ridd and Lorna Doone. Blackmore may have based the name on the Scottish place name Lorne or on the title 'Marquis of Lorne' (see LORNE).
LORNEmEnglish
From the title 'Marquis of Lorne', which was based on the Scottish place name Lorne, itself possibly derived from the name of the legendary king of Dál Riata, Loarn mac Eirc. This was the title of the first Governor General of Canada, where it has since been most frequently used as a given name. A famous bearer was the Canadian actor Lorne Greene (1915-1987).
LORRAINEfEnglish
From the name of a region in France, originally meaning "kingdom of LOTHAR". Lothar was a Frankish king, the great-grandson of Charlemagne, whose realm was in the part of France that is now called Lorraine, or in German Lothringen (from Latin Lothari regnum). As a given name, it has been used in the English-speaking world since the late 19th century, perhaps due to its similar sound with Laura. It became popular after World War I when the region was in the news, as it was contested between Germany and France.
LORRIfEnglish
Variant of LORI.
LORRIEfEnglish
Variant of LORI.
LOT (1)mBiblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "covering, veil" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of a nephew of Abraham. Before Sodom was destroyed by God, he was directed to flee the city without looking back. However, his wife looked back on the destruction and was turned into a pillar of salt.
LOT (2)mArthurian Romance
From the name of the region of Lothian in southern Scotland, of unknown meaning. A king of Lothian by this name appears in early Latin and Welsh texts (as Leudonus and Lewdwn respectively). He was inserted into Arthurian legend by the 12th-century chronicler Geoffrey of Monmouth, who makes him the father of Gawain.
LOTARIOmItalian
Italian form of LOTHAR.
LOTHAIRmHistory
English form of LOTHAR.
LOTHAIREmFrench
French form of LOTHAR.
LOTHARmGerman, Ancient Germanic
From the Germanic name Chlodochar meaning "famous army", derived from the elements hlud "famous" and hari "army". This was the name of a 9th-century Frankish king, the son of Louis I, who ruled the region called Lorraine. It was also borne by medieval kings of France, Italy and the Holy Roman Empire.
LOTUSfEnglish (Rare)
From the name of the lotus flower (species Nelumbo nucifera) or the mythological lotus tree. They are ultimately derived from Greek λωτος (lotos). In Greek and Roman mythology the lotus tree was said to produce a fruit causing sleepiness and forgetfulness.
LOUf & mEnglish, French
Short form of LOUISE or LOUIS. Famous bearers include the baseball player Lou Gehrig (1903-1941) and the musician Lou Reed (1942-2013).
LOUANEfFrench
Combination of LOU and ANNE (1).
LOUELLAfEnglish
Combination of LOU and the popular name suffix ella.
LOUHIfFinnish Mythology
Variant of LOVIATAR. In Finnish mythology Louhi was another name of the death goddess Loviatar. She appears in the Finnish epic the 'Kalevala' as a witch ruling the northern area known as Pohjola. She is the primary antagonist to the hero Väinämöinen.
LOUIEmEnglish
Diminutive of LOUIS.
LOUISmFrench, English, Dutch
French form of Ludovicus, the Latinized form of LUDWIG. This was the name of 18 kings of France, starting with Louis I the son of Charlemagne. Others include Louis IX (Saint Louis) who led two crusades and Louis XIV (called the Sun King) who was the ruler of France during the height of its power, the builder of the Palace of Versailles, and the longest reigning monarch in the history of Europe. It was also borne by kings of Germany (as Ludwig), Hungary (as Lajos), and other places.... [more]
LOUISAfEnglish, German, Dutch
Latinate feminine form of LOUIS. A famous bearer was the American novelist Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888), the author of 'Little Women'.
LOUISEfFrench, English, Danish, Swedish, Dutch, German
French feminine form of LOUIS.
LOUISETTEfFrench
Diminutive of LOUISE.
LOUIZAfGreek
Greek feminine form of LOUIS.
LOUNAfFrench (Modern)
Possibly a variant of LUNA.
LOUPmFrench
French form of the Late Latin name Lupus which meant "wolf". Lupus was the name of several early saints, including a 5th-century bishop of Troyes who apparently convinced Attila to spare the city.
LOURDESfSpanish
From the name of a French town. It became a popular center of pilgrimage after a young girl from the town had visions of the Virgin Mary in a nearby grotto.
LOURENÇOmPortuguese
Portuguese form of Laurentius (see LAURENCE (1)).
LOURENSmFrisian, Dutch
Frisian form of Laurentius (see LAURENCE (1)).
LOVE (1)mSwedish
Swedish form of LOUIS.
LOVE (2)fEnglish
Simply from the English word love, derived from Old English lufu.
LOVELmEnglish (Rare)
From a surname which was a variant of LOWELL.
LOVELLmEnglish
From a surname which was a variant of LOWELL.
LOVIATARfFinnish Mythology
Meaning unknown. In Finnish mythology Loviatar, also known as Louhi, was a goddess of death and plague.
LOVIISAfFinnish
Finnish feminine form of LOUIS.
LOVIISEfEstonian
Estonian feminine form of LOUIS.
LOVISAfSwedish
Swedish feminine form of LOUIS.
LOVISEfDanish, Norwegian
Danish and Norwegian feminine form of LOUIS.
LOVREmCroatian
Short form of LOVRENCO.
LOVRENCmSlovene
Slovene form of Laurentius (see LAURENCE (1)).
LOVRENCOmCroatian (Rare)
Croatian form of Laurentius (see LAURENCE (1)).
LOVROmSlovene, Croatian
Short form of LOVRENC.
LOWELLmEnglish
From an English surname which was derived from a Norman French nickname, from lou "wolf" and a diminutive suffix. The surname was borne by American poet and satirist James Russell Lowell (1819-1891).
LOWIEmDutch
Diminutive of LODEWIJK.
LOWRIfWelsh
Welsh form of LAURA.
LOYDmEnglish
Variant of LLOYD.
mIrish Mythology
Modern Irish form of LUGH.
LUANAfEnglish, Italian, Portuguese
From the movie 'Bird of Paradise' (1932), in which it was borne by the main character, a Polynesian girl. The movie was based on a 1912 play of the same name set in Hawaii.
LUANNfEnglish
Either a combination of LOU and ANN or a variant of LUANA. It was popularized in the 1950s by the singer Lu Ann Simms (1933-2003).
LUANNAfEnglish (Rare)
Either a combination of LOU and ANNA or a variant of LUANA.
LUANNEfEnglish
Variant of LUANN.
ĽUBAfSlovak
Slovak form of LJUBA.
LUBAfRussian, Ukrainian
Variant transcription of LYUBA.
LUBBERTmFrisian
Derived from the Germanic elements leud "people" and beraht "bright".
LUBENmBulgarian
Variant transcription of LYUBEN.
ĽUBICAfSlovak
Slovak form of LJUBICA.
LUBNAfArabic
Means "storax tree" in Arabic. According to a 7th-century legend Lubna and Qays were a couple forced to divorce by Qays's father.
ĽUBOMÍRmSlovak
Slovak form of LUBOMÍR.
LUBOMÍRmCzech
Derived from the Slavic elements lyuby "love" and miru "peace, world".
LUBOMIRmBulgarian
Variant transcription of LYUBOMIR.
ĽUBOŠmSlovak
Slovak form of LUBOŠ.
LUBOŠmCzech
Short form of LUBOMÍR and other names beginning with the Slavic element lyuby meaning "love".
LUCmFrench
French form of LUKE.
LUCA (1)mItalian, Romanian, German
Italian and Romanian form of LUKE. This name was borne by Luca della Robbia, a Renaissance sculptor from Florence.
LUCA (2)fHungarian, Croatian
Hungarian and Croatian form of LUCIA.
LUCANmHistory
From the Roman cognomen Lucanus, which was derived from the name of the city of Luca in Tuscany (modern Lucca). Marcus Annaeus Lucanus, commonly called Lucan, was a 1st-century Roman poet.
LÚCÁSmIrish
Irish form of LUCAS.
LUCASmEnglish, Dutch, French, Portuguese, Spanish, Biblical Latin
Latin form of Loukas (see LUKE).
LUCASTAfLiterature
This name was first used by the poet Richard Lovelace for a collection of poems called 'Lucasta' (1649). The poems were dedicated to Lucasta, a nickname for the woman he loved Lucy Sacheverel, who he called lux casta "pure light".
LUCEfItalian, French
Italian and French variant of LUCIA. This also means "light" in Italian.
LUCETTAfItalian
Diminutive of LUCE. Shakespeare used this name for a character in his play 'The Two Gentlemen of Verona' (1594).
LUCETTEfFrench
Diminutive of LUCIE.
LUCHOmSpanish
Diminutive of LUIS.
LÚCIAfPortuguese
Portuguese form of LUCIA.
LUCÍAfSpanish
Spanish form of LUCIA.
LUCIAfItalian, German, English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Romanian, Slovak, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of LUCIUS. Saint Lucia was a 4th-century martyr from Syracuse. She was said to have had her eyes gouged out, and thus she is the patron saint of the blind. She was widely revered in the Middle Ages, and her name has been used throughout Christian Europe (in various spellings). It has been used in the England since the 12th century, usually in the spellings Lucy or Luce.
LUCIANmRomanian, English
Romanian and English form of LUCIANUS. Lucian is the usual name of Lucianus of Samosata in English.
LUCIANOmItalian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of LUCIANUS.
LUCIANUSmAncient Roman
Roman family name which was derived from the Roman praenomen LUCIUS. Lucianus (or Λουκιανος in his native Greek) of Samosata was a 2nd-century satirist and author. This name was also borne by a 4th-century saint and martyr from Antioch.
LUCIEfFrench, Czech
French and Czech form of LUCIA.
LUCIENmFrench
French form of LUCIANUS.
LUCIENNEfFrench
Feminine form of LUCIEN.
LUCIFERmJudeo-Christian Legend
Means "bringing light", derived from Latin lux "light" and ferre "to bring". In Latin this name originally referred to the morning star, Venus, but later became associated with the chief angel who rebelled against God's rule in heaven (see Isaiah 14:12). In later literature, such as the 'Divine Comedy' (1321) by Dante and 'Paradise Lost' (1667) by John Milton, Lucifer became associated with Satan himself.
LŪCIJAfLatvian
Latvian form of LUCIA.
LUCIJAfSlovene, Croatian
Slovene and Croatian form of LUCIA.
LUCIJANmCroatian
Croatian form of LUCIAN.
LUCILAfSpanish
Spanish form of LUCILLA.
LUCÍLIAfPortuguese
Portuguese feminine form of LUCILIUS.
LUCILIAfAncient Roman
Feminine form of LUCILIUS.
LUCILIOmItalian
Italian form of LUCILIUS.
LUCILIUSmAncient Roman
Roman family name which was a derivative of the given name LUCIUS. This was the family name of the 2nd-century BC Roman satirist Gaius Lucilius.
LUCILLAfItalian, Ancient Roman
Latin diminutive of LUCIA. This was the name of a 3rd-century saint martyred in Rome.
LUCILLEfFrench, English
French form of LUCILLA. A famous bearer was American comedienne Lucille Ball (1911-1989).
LUCINAfRoman Mythology
Derived from Latin lucus meaning "grove", but later associated with lux "light". This was the name of a Roman goddess of childbirth.
LUCINDAfEnglish, Portuguese, Literature
An elaboration of LUCIA created by Cervantes for his novel 'Don Quixote' (1605). It was subsequently used by Molière in his play 'The Doctor in Spite of Himself' (1666).
LUCINEfArmenian
Variant transcription of LUSINE.
LUCINEHfArmenian
Variant transcription of LUSINE.
LÚCIOmPortuguese
Portuguese form of LUCIUS.
LUCIOmItalian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of LUCIUS.
LUCIUSmAncient Roman, Biblical, English
Roman praenomen, or given name, which was derived from Latin lux "light". This was the most popular of the praenomina. Two Etruscan kings of early Rome had this name as well as several prominent later Romans, including Lucius Annaeus Seneca (known simply as Seneca), a statesman, philosopher, orator and tragedian. The name is mentioned briefly in the New Testament belonging to a Christian in Antioch. It was also borne by three popes, including the 3rd-century Saint Lucius. Despite this, the name was not regularly used in the Christian world until after the Renaissance.
ŁUCJAfPolish
Polish feminine form of LUCIUS.
LUCJAfPolish
Variant of ŁUCJA.
ŁUCJANmPolish
Polish form of LUCIANUS.
LUCJANmPolish
Polish form of LUCIANUS.
LUĈJOmEsperanto
Esperanto diminutive of LUDWIG.
LUCKYm & fEnglish, Indian, Hindi
From a nickname given to a lucky person. It is also sometimes used as a diminutive of LUKE.
LUCRÈCEf & mFrench
French form of both LUCRETIA and its masculine form Lucretius.
LUCRETIAfAncient Roman, Roman Mythology
Feminine form of the Roman family name Lucretius, possibly from Latin lucrum "profit, wealth". In Roman legend Lucretia was a maiden who was raped by the son of the king of Rome. This caused a great uproar among the Roman citizens, and the monarchy was overthrown. This name was also borne by a saint and martyr from Spain.
LUCRETIUSmAncient Roman
Masculine form of LUCRETIA. This name was borne by 1st-century BC Roman poet Titus Lucretius Carus.
LUCREZIAfItalian
Italian form of LUCRETIA.
LUCYfEnglish
English form of LUCIA, in use since the Middle Ages.
LUCYNAfPolish
Polish form of LUCINA.
LUDDEmSwedish
Swedish diminutive of LUDVIG.
LUDĚKmCzech
Diminutive of LUDVÍK and other names beginning with Lud.
LUDGERmGerman, Dutch
From the Germanic name Leudagar which was derived from the elements leud "people" and ger "spear". Saint Ludger was an 8th-century Frisian Benedictine bishop who founded a monastery at Munster.
LUDISmLatvian
Latvian form of LUDWIG.
LUDIVINEfFrench
Possibly from a feminine form of LEUTWIN. It was popularized in the 1970s by a character from the television miniseries 'Les Gens de Mogador'.
LUDMIŁAfPolish
Polish form of LUDMILA.
LUDMILAfCzech, Russian
Means "favour of the people" from the Slavic elements lyudu "people" and milu "gracious, dear". Saint Ludmila was a 10th-century duchess of Bohemia, the grandmother of Saint Václav. She was murdered on the orders of her daughter-in-law Drahomíra.... [more]
LUDMILLAfRussian, Bulgarian
Variant transcription of LYUDMILA.
LUDOmDutch
Short form of LUDOVICUS or LUDOLF.
LUDOLFmGerman, Dutch, Ancient Germanic
From the Germanic name Hludwolf which was composed of the elements hlud "famous" and wolf "wolf".
LUDOVICmFrench
Medieval Latinized form of LUDWIG. This was the name of an 1833 opera by the French composer Fromental Halévy.
LUDOVICAfItalian
Latinate feminine form of LUDWIG.
LUDOVICOmItalian
Latinate form of LUDWIG.
LUDOVICUSmAncient Germanic (Latinized)
Latinized form of Chlodovech (see LUDWIG).
LUDOVIKOmEsperanto
Esperanto form of LUDWIG. This is the Esperanto name of the philologist Ludwig Zamenhof (1859-1917), the creator of the Esperanto language.
LUDVIGmSwedish, Norwegian, Danish
Scandinavian form of LUDWIG.
LUDVIGSmLatvian
Latvian form of LUDWIG.
LUDVÍKmCzech
Czech form of LUDWIG.
LUDVIKmSlovene
Slovene form of LUDWIG.
LUDWIGmGerman
From the Germanic name Chlodovech, which was composed of the elements hlud "famous" and wig "war, battle". This was the name of three Merovingian kings of the Franks (though their names are usually spelled in the Latinized form Clovis) as well as several Carolingian kings and Holy Roman emperors (names often spelled in the French form Louis). Other famous bearers include the German composer Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) and the Austrian philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951), who contributed to logic and the philosophy of language.
LUDWIKmPolish
Polish form of LUDWIG.
LUDWIKAfPolish
Polish feminine form of LUDWIG.
LUGmIrish Mythology
Old Irish form of LUGH.
LUGAIDmIrish Mythology
Old Irish form of LUGHAIDH.
LUGHmIrish Mythology
Probably an Irish form of LUGUS. In Irish mythology Lugh was a divine hero who led the Tuatha De Danann against the Fomorians who were led by his grandfather Balor. Lugh killed Balor by shooting a stone into his giant eye.
LUGHAIDHmIrish, Irish Mythology
Derived from the name of the Irish god LUGH. This was the name of several characters in Irish legend, including the king Lughaidh mac Con.
LUGUBELENUSmAncient Celtic
Older form (possibly) of LLYWELYN.
LUGUSmCeltic Mythology
Probably from early Celtic meaning "light", ultimately from the Indo-European root *leuk "light, brightness". This was the name of a Celtic (Gaulish) god of commerce and craftsmanship, who was equated by the Romans with Mercury. He probably forms the basis for the characters and names of Lugh (Irish) and Lleu (Welsh).
LUIGImItalian
Italian form of LOUIS.
LUIGIAfItalian
Italian feminine form of LOUIS.
LUIGINAfItalian
Diminutive of LUIGIA.
LUIGINOmItalian
Diminutive of LUIGI.
LUIGSECHfAncient Irish
Derived from the name of the Irish god LUGH.
LUÍSmPortuguese
Portuguese form of LOUIS.
LUISmSpanish
Spanish form of LOUIS.
LUÍSAfPortuguese
Feminine form of LUÍS.
LUISAfSpanish, Italian
Feminine form of LUIS.
LUISEfGerman
German form of LOUISE.
LUÍSEACHfIrish
Modern form of LUIGSECH.
LUISELLAfItalian
Diminutive of LUISA.
LUISINAfSpanish
Diminutive of LUISA.
LUISINHOmPortuguese
Portuguese diminutive of LUÍS or LUIZ.
LUISITAfSpanish
Diminutive of LUISA.
LUITGARDfGerman, Ancient Germanic
From the Germanic name Leutgard which was derived from the elements leud "people" and gard "enclosure". This was the name of a 13th-century Flemish nun, the patron saint of easy deliveries.
LUITPOLDmGerman (Rare)
German variant of LEOPOLD.
LUIZmPortuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of LOUIS.
LUIZAfPolish, Portuguese (Brazilian), Romanian
Polish, Portuguese and Romanian feminine form of LOUIS.
LUJAYNfArabic
Means "silver" in Arabic.
LUJZAfHungarian, Slovak
Hungarian and Slovak feminine form of LOUIS.
LUKÁCSmHungarian
Hungarian form of LUKE.
LUKÁŠmCzech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of LUKE.
LUKASmGerman, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Lithuanian
German, Scandinavian and Lithuanian form of LUKE.
ŁUKASZmPolish
Polish form of LUKE.
LUKEmEnglish, Biblical
English form of the Greek name Λουκας (Loukas) which meant "from Lucania", Lucania being a region in southern Italy (of uncertain meaning). Luke was a doctor who travelled in the company of the apostle Paul. According to tradition, he was the author of the third gospel and Acts in the New Testament. He was probably of Greek ethnicity. He is considered a saint by many Christian denominations.... [more]
LUKENmBasque
Basque form of LUCIANUS.
LUKSAfEsperanto
Means "luxurious" in Esperanto.
LULAfEnglish
Diminutive of LOUISE and names that begin with Lu.
LULEfAlbanian
Means "flower" in Albanian.
LULITfEastern African, Amharic
Means "pearl" in Amharic.
LULJETAfAlbanian
Means "flower of life" in Albanian, from lule "flower" and jetë "life".
LULU (1)fGerman
Diminutive of names that begin with Lu, especially LUISE.
LULU (2)fArabic
Means "pearl" in Arabic.
LUMIfFinnish
Means "snow" in Finnish.
LUMINIȚAfRomanian
Means "little light", derived from Romanian lumina "light" combined with a diminutive suffix.
LUMUSIfWestern African, Ewe
Means "born face down" in Ewe.
LUNAfRoman Mythology, Italian, Spanish, English
Means "the moon" in Latin. Luna was the Roman goddess of the moon, frequently depicted driving a white chariot through the sky.
LUNEDfWelsh, Welsh Mythology, Arthurian Romance
Variant of ELUNED. In the Mabinogion, a collection of tales from Welsh myth, she is a servant of the Lady of the Fountain who rescues the knight Owain.
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