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LEOCADIO   m   Spanish
Masculine form of LEOCADIA.
LEOKADIA   f   Polish
Polish form of LEOCADIA.
LÉON   m   French
French form of LEON.
LEÓN   m   Spanish
Spanish form of LEON. León is also the name of a province in Spain, though the etymology is unrelated.
LEON   m   English, German, Polish, Slovene, Croatian, Dutch, Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek λεων (leon) meaning "lion". During the Christian era this Greek name was merged with the Latin cognate Leo, with the result that the two forms are used somewhat interchangeably across European languages. In England during the Middle Ages this was a common name among Jews. A famous bearer was Leon Trotsky (1879-1940), a Russian Communist revolutionary.
LÉONARD   m   French
French form of LEONARD.
LEONARD   m   English, Dutch, German, Ancient Germanic
Means "brave lion", derived from the Germanic elements levon "lion" and hard "brave, hardy". This was the name of a 5th-century Frankish saint from Noblac who is the patron of prisoners and horses. The Normans brought this name to England, though it did not become common there until the 19th century.
LEONARDO   m   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, History
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of LEONARD. A notable bearer was Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519), an Italian artist and scientist of the Renaissance. He is also known as the inventor of several contraptions, including flying machines, as well as the painter of the 'Mona Lisa'. Another famous bearer was Leonardo Fibonacci, a 13th-century Italian mathematician. A more recent bearer is American actor Leonardo DiCaprio (1974-).
LEONAS   m   Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of LEON.
LÉONCE   m   French
French form of LEONTIOS.
LEONCIO   m   Spanish
Spanish form of LEONTIOS.
LEONE (1)   m   Italian
Italian form of LEON.
LEONHARD   m   German
German form of LEONARD. Leonhard Euler was a Swiss mathematician who made many important contributions to calculus, number theory, geometry and theoretical physics.
LEONID   m   Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of LEONIDAS.
LEONIDA   m   Italian
Italian form of LEONIDAS.
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.
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.
LEONTINA   f   Italian, Late Roman
Feminine form of LEONTIUS.
LÉONTINE   f   French
French form of LEONTINA.
LEONTIY   m   Russian
Russian form of LEONTIOS.
LEONTYNE   f   English (Rare)
Variant of LÉONTINE. This name was borne by opera singer Leontyne Price (1927-).
LEONZIO   m   Italian
Italian form of LEONTIOS.
LÉOPOLD   m   French
French form of LEOPOLD.
LEOPOLD   m   German, Dutch, English, Slovene, Polish
Derived from the Germanic elements leud "people" and bald "bold". The spelling was altered due to association with Latin leo "lion". This name was common among German royalty, first with the Babenbergs and then the Habsburgs. Saint Leopold was a 12th-century Babenberg margrave of Austria, who is now considered the patron of that country. It was also borne by two Habsburg Holy Roman Emperors, as well as three kings of Belgium. Since the 19th century this name has been occasionally used in England, originally in honour of Queen Victoria's uncle, a king of Belgium, after whom she named one of her sons. It was later used by James Joyce for the main character, Leopold Bloom, in his novel 'Ulysses' (1920).
LEOPOLDO   m   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of LEOPOLD.
LEOŠ   m   Czech
Czech form of LEO.
LER   m   Irish Mythology
Irish cognate of LLYR. Ler was an Irish god of the sea, the father of Manannan mac Lir.
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 which meant "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.
LETTICE   f   English (Archaic)
Medieval form of LETITIA.
LEUI   m   Biblical Greek
Form of LEVI used in the Greek Bible.
LEVAN   m   Georgian
Georgian form of LEON.
LEVI   m   Hebrew, English, Dutch, Biblical, Biblical Latin
Possibly means "joined, attached" in Hebrew. As told in the Old Testament, Levi was the third son of Jacob and Leah, and the ancestor of one of the twelve tribes of the Israelites, known as the Levites. This was the tribe that formed the priestly class of the Israelites. The brothers Moses and Aaron were members. In the New Testament this is another name for the apostle Matthew. As an English Christian name, Levi came into use after the Protestant Reformation.
LEVON   m   Armenian
Armenian form of LEON. This was the name of several kings of Cilician Armenia, including the first king Levon I the Magnificent.
LEWIS   m   English
Medieval English form of LOUIS. A famous bearer was Lewis Carroll (1832-1898), the author of 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland'. This was also the surname of C. S. Lewis (1898-1963), the author of the 'Chronicles of Narnia'.
LHAMO   f & m   Tibetan, Bhutanese
Means "goddess" in Tibetan.
LÍA   f   Galician
Galician form of LEAH.
LIA (1)   f   Italian, Portuguese, Georgian, Greek, Biblical Latin
Italian, Portuguese, Georgian and Greek form of LEAH.
LIAM   m   Irish, English
Irish short form of WILLIAM.
LIBOR   m   Czech
Czech form of LIBERIUS.
LIBORIO   m   Italian
Italian form of LIBORIUS.
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.
LIEVEN   m   Flemish
Flemish form of LEOBWIN.
LIEVIN   m   Flemish
Flemish form of LEOBWIN.
LÍGIA   f   Portuguese
Portuguese form of LIGEIA.
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.
LÍLIAN   f   Portuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese variant of LILLIAN.
LILIÁNA   f   Hungarian
Hungarian form of LILLIAN.
LILIANE   f   French
French form of LILLIAN.
LILIAS   f   Scottish
Scottish form of LILLIAN.
LILITA   f   Latvian
Latvian form of LILITH.
LILITH   f   Near Eastern 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.
LILLIAS   f   Scottish
Scottish form of LILLIAN.
LILLY   f   English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
English variant of LILY. It is also used in Scandinavia, as a form of LILY or a diminutive of ELISABETH.
LINAS   m   Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of LINUS. This is also the Lithuanian word for "flax" (a cognate of the name's root).
LINDA   f   English, Dutch, German, Italian, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, French, Latvian, Finnish, Hungarian, Czech, Slovak, Ancient Germanic
Originally a medieval short form of Germanic names containing the element linde meaning "soft, tender". It also coincides with the Spanish and Portuguese word linda meaning "beautiful".
LINO   m   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Galician
Italian, Spanish, Portuguese and Galician form of LINUS.
LINUS   m   Greek Mythology (Latinized), Ancient Greek (Latinized), German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
From the Greek name Λινος (Linos) meaning "flax". In Greek legend he was the son of the god Apollo, who accidentally killed him in a contest. Another son of Apollo by this name was the music teacher of Herakles. The name was also borne by the second pope, serving after Saint Peter in the 1st century. In modern times this was the name of a character in Charles Schulz's comic strip 'Peanuts'.
LIONEL   m   French, English
French diminutive of LÉON. A notable bearer is Argentine soccer star Lionel Messi (1987-).
LISANDRO   m   Spanish
Spanish form of LYSANDER.
LISETTE   f   French, English
Diminutive of ÉLISABETH.
LIUCIJA   f   Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of LUCIA.
LIUDVIKAS   m   Lithuanian
Lithuanian 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".
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.
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
French and Czech feminine form of LIVIUS.
LIVIO   m   Italian
Italian form of LIVIUS.
LIVIU   m   Romanian
Romanian form of LIVIUS.
LIWIA   f   Polish
Polish form of LIVIA (1).
LJUBA   f   Serbian, Croatian, Czech, Slovene, Macedonian
From the Slavic element lyuby meaning "love".
LJUBAN   m   Serbian, Croatian
Serbian and Croatian form of LYUBEN.
LJUBEN   m   Macedonian
Macedonian form of LYUBEN.
LJUBOMIR   m   Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian
Croatian, Serbian and Macedonian form of LUBOMÍR.
LJUDMIL   m   Macedonian
Macedonian masculine form of LUDMILA.
LJUDMILA   f   Slovene
Slovene form of LUDMILA.
LLEU   m   Welsh 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.
LLEUCU   f   Welsh
Welsh form of LUCIA.
LLORENÇ   m   Catalan
Catalan form of Laurentius (see LAURENCE (1)).
LLUC   m   Catalan
Catalan form of LUKE.
LLÚCIA   f   Catalan
Catalan form of LUCIA.
LLUÍS   m   Catalan
Catalan form of LOUIS.
LLUÏSA   f   Catalan
Catalan feminine form of LOUIS.
LLYWELYN   m   Welsh
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.
LOAN   m   French
Variant of ELOUAN.
LOANN   m   French (Rare)
Variant of ELOUAN.
LOCHLAINN   m   Irish
Irish form of LACHLAN.
LOCHLANN   m   Irish
Irish form of LACHLAN.
LODEWIJK   m   Dutch
Dutch form of LUDWIG.
LODOVICO   m   Italian
Italian form of LUDWIG.
LOÏC   m   French, Breton
Breton form of LOUIS.
LOIDA   f   Spanish
Spanish form of LOIS (1).
LOÍS   m   Occitan
Occitan form of LOUIS.
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.
LOIS (2)   m   Galician
Galician form of LOUIS.
LOKE   m   Norse Mythology, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Modern Scandinavian form of LOKI.
LOLA   f   Spanish, English
Diminutive of DOLORES.
LON   m   English
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.
LONGIN   m   Polish
Polish form of LONGINUS.
LONGINA   f   Polish, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of LONGINUS.
LONNIE   m   English
Short form of ALONZO and other names containing the same sound.
LONNY   m   English
Short form of ALONZO and other names containing the same sound.
LOPE   m   Spanish
Spanish form of Lupus (see LOUP).
LOR   m   Limburgish
Limburgish short form of LAURENS.
LORÁND   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of ROLAND.
LÓRÁNT   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of ROLAND.
LOREDANA   f   Italian, 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.
LORENA (1)   f   Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Croatian
Spanish, Portuguese and Italian form of LORRAINE.
LORENCIO   m   Medieval Spanish
Archaic Spanish form of Laurentius (see LAURENCE (1)).
LORENS   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Scandinavian form of LAURENCE (1).
LORENZ   m   German
German form of Laurentius (see LAURENCE (1)).
LORENZA   f   Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish feminine form of Laurentius (see LAURENCE (1)).
LORENZO   m   Italian, 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.
LŐRINC   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of Laurentius (see LAURENCE (1)).
LOT (1)   m   Biblical, 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.
LOTARIO   m   Italian
Italian form of LOTHAR.
LOTHAIRE   m   French
French form of LOTHAR.
LOTHAR   m   German, 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.
LOTTA   f   Swedish, Finnish
Short form of CHARLOTTA.
LOUIS   m   French, 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]
LOUISA   f   English, German, Dutch
Latinate feminine form of LOUIS. A famous bearer was the American novelist Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888), the author of 'Little Women'.
LOUISE   f   French, English, Danish, Swedish, Dutch, German
French feminine form of LOUIS.
LOUIZA   f   Greek
Greek feminine form of LOUIS.
LOUKIANOS   m   Ancient Greek
Greek form of LUCIANUS.
LOUP   m   French
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.
LOURENÇO   m   Portuguese
Portuguese form of Laurentius (see LAURENCE (1)).
LOURENS   m   Frisian, Dutch
Frisian form of Laurentius (see LAURENCE (1)).
LOVE (1)   m   Swedish
Swedish form of LOUIS.
LOVIISA   f   Finnish
Finnish feminine form of LOUIS.
LOVIISE   f   Estonian
Estonian feminine form of LOUIS.
LOVISA   f   Swedish
Swedish feminine form of LOUIS.
LOVISE   f   Danish, Norwegian
Danish and Norwegian feminine form of LOUIS.
LOVRENC   m   Slovene
Slovene form of Laurentius (see LAURENCE (1)).
LOVRENCO   m   Croatian (Rare)
Croatian form of Laurentius (see LAURENCE (1)).
LOWRI   f   Welsh
Welsh form of LAURA.
LUANA   f   English, 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.
ĽUBA   f   Slovak
Slovak form of LJUBA.
LUBBERT   m   Frisian
Derived from the Germanic elements leud "people" and beraht "bright".
LUBOMIERZ   m   Polish (Rare)
Polish form of LUBOMÍR.
ĽUBOMÍR   m   Slovak
Slovak form of LUBOMÍR.
LUBOMÍR   m   Czech
Derived from the Slavic elements lyuby "love" and miru "peace, world".
LUC   m   French
French form of LUKE.
LUCA (1)   m   Italian, Romanian, German
Italian and Romanian form of LUKE. This name was borne by Luca della Robbia, a Renaissance sculptor from Florence.
LUCA (2)   f   Hungarian, Croatian
Hungarian and Croatian form of LUCIA.
LÚCÁS   m   Irish
Irish form of LUCAS.
LUCAS   m   English, Dutch, French, Portuguese, Spanish, Biblical Latin
Latin form of Loukas (see LUKE).
LÚCIA   f   Portuguese
Portuguese form of LUCIA.
LUCÍA   f   Spanish
Spanish form of LUCIA.
LUCIA   f   Italian, 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.
LUCIAN   m   Romanian, English
Romanian and English form of LUCIANUS. Lucian is the usual name of Lucianus of Samosata in English.
LUCIANO   m   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of LUCIANUS.
LUCIE   f   French, Czech
French and Czech form of LUCIA.
LUCIEN   m   French
French form of LUCIANUS.
LUCIENNE   f   French
Feminine form of LUCIEN.
LŪCIJA   f   Latvian
Latvian form of LUCIA.
LUCIJA   f   Slovene, Croatian
Slovene and Croatian form of LUCIA.
LUCIJAN   m   Croatian
Croatian form of LUCIAN.
LUCILA   f   Spanish
Spanish form of LUCILLA.
LUCÍLIA   f   Portuguese
Portuguese feminine form of LUCILIUS.
LUCILIO   m   Italian
Italian form of LUCILIUS.
LUCILLA   f   Italian, Ancient Roman
Latin diminutive of LUCIA. This was the name of a 3rd-century saint martyred in Rome.
LUCILLE   f   French, English
French form of LUCILLA. A famous bearer was American comedienne Lucille Ball (1911-1989).
LUCINDA   f   English, 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).
LUCINDE   f   French (Rare)
French form of LUCINDA.
LÚCIO   m   Portuguese
Portuguese form of LUCIUS.
LUCIO   m   Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of LUCIUS.
LUCIUS   m   Ancient 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.
ŁUCJA   f   Polish
Polish feminine form of LUCIUS.
LUCJA   f   Polish
Variant of ŁUCJA.
ŁUCJAN   m   Polish
Variant of LUCJAN.
LUCJAN   m   Polish
Polish form of LUCIANUS.
LUCJUSZ   m   Polish (Rare)
Polish form of LUCIUS.
LUCRÈCE   f & m   French
French form of both LUCRETIA and its masculine form Lucretius.
LUCRETIA   f   Ancient 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.
LUCREZIA   f   Italian
Italian form of LUCRETIA.
LUCY   f   English
English form of LUCIA, in use since the Middle Ages.
LUCYNA   f   Polish
Polish feminine form of LUCIANUS.
LUDGER   m   German, 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.
LUDIS   m   Latvian
Latvian form of LUDWIG.
LUDIVINE   f   French
Possibly from a feminine form of LEUTWIN. It was popularized in the 1970s by a character from the television miniseries 'Les Gens de Mogador'.
LUDMIŁA   f   Polish
Polish form of LUDMILA.
LUDMILA   f   Czech, 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]
LUDO   m   Dutch
Short form of LUDOVICUS or LUDOLF.
LUDOLF   m   German, Dutch, Ancient Germanic
From the Germanic name Hludwolf which was composed of the elements hlud "famous" and wolf "wolf".
LUDOVIC   m   French
Medieval Latinized form of LUDWIG. This was the name of an 1833 opera by the French composer Fromental Halévy.
LUDOVICO   m   Italian
Latinate form of LUDWIG.
LUDOVIKO   m   Esperanto
Esperanto form of LUDWIG. This is the Esperanto name of the philologist Ludwig Zamenhof (1859-1917), the creator of the Esperanto language.
LUDVIG   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Scandinavian form of LUDWIG.
LUDVIGS   m   Latvian
Latvian form of LUDWIG.
LUDVÍK   m   Czech
Czech form of LUDWIG.
LUDVIK   m   Slovene
Slovene form of LUDWIG.
LUDWIG   m   German
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.
LUDWIK   m   Polish
Polish form of LUDWIG.
LUG   m   Irish Mythology
Old Irish form of LUGH.
LUIGI   m   Italian
Italian form of LOUIS.
LUÍS   m   Portuguese
Portuguese form of LOUIS.
LUIS   m   Spanish
Spanish form of LOUIS.
LUÍSA   f   Portuguese
Feminine form of LUÍS.
LUISA   f   Spanish, Italian
Feminine form of LUIS.
LUISE   f   German
German form of LOUISE.
LUITGARD   f   German, 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.
LUITGER   m   German (Archaic)
Variant of LUDGER.
LUITPOLD   m   German (Rare)
German variant of LEOPOLD.
LUIZ   m   Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of LOUIS.
LUIZA   f   Polish, Portuguese (Brazilian), Romanian
Polish, Portuguese and Romanian feminine form of LOUIS.
LUJZA   f   Hungarian, Slovak
Hungarian and Slovak feminine form of LOUIS.
LUKÁCS   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of LUKE.
LUKÁŠ   m   Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of LUKE.
LUKAS   m   German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Lithuanian
German, Scandinavian and Lithuanian form of LUKE.
ŁUKASZ   m   Polish
Polish form of LUKE.
LUKE   m   English, 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]
LUKEN   m   Basque
Basque form of LUCIANUS.
LUNA   f   Roman 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.
LUNED   f   Welsh, 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.
LURDES   f   Portuguese
Portuguese form of LOURDES.
LÜTFİ   m   Turkish
Turkish form of LUTFI.
LUTFI   m   Arabic, Indonesian
Means "kind, gentle" in Arabic.
LÜTFÜ   m   Turkish
Turkish form of LUTFI.
LUTGARD   f   German (Archaic)
Variant of LUITGARD.
LÚÐVÍK   m   Icelandic
Icelandic form of LUDWIG.
LUUK   m   Dutch
Dutch form of LUKE.
LUUKAS   m   Finnish
Finnish form of LUKE.
LUUS   f   Dutch, Limburgish
Dutch and Limburgish form of LUCIA.
LUVENIA   f   English
Possibly a form of LAVINIA. It has been used in America since the 19th century.
LUVINIA   f   English
Variant of LUVENIA.
LUZIA   f   Portuguese, German
Portuguese and German form of LUCIA.
LÝDIA   f   Slovak, Faroese
Slovak and Faroese form of LYDIA.
LYDIA   f   English, German, Biblical, Old Church Slavic, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Means "from Lydia" in Greek. Lydia was a region on the west coast of Asia Minor, said to be named for the legendary king LYDOS. In the New Testament this is the name of a woman converted to Christianity by Saint Paul. In the modern era the name has been in use since the Protestant Reformation.
LÝDIE   f   Czech
Czech form of LYDIA.
LYDIE   f   French
French form of LYDIA.
LYKOS   m   Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
Greek form of LYCUS.
LYNETTE   f   English
Form of LUNED first used by Alfred Lord Tennyson in his poem 'Gareth and Lynette' (1872). In modern times it is also regarded as a diminutive of LYNN.
LYS   f   Frisian
Frisian diminutive of ELISABETH. It also coincides with the French word for "lily".
LYUBEN   m   Bulgarian
Derived from the Slavic element lyuby meaning "love".
LYUBOMIR   m   Bulgarian, Medieval Slavic
Bulgarian form of LUBOMÍR.
LYUBOV   f   Russian, Bulgarian, Ukrainian
Derived from the Slavic element lyuby meaning "love".
LYUDMIL   m   Bulgarian, Medieval Slavic
Bulgarian masculine form of LUDMILA.
LYUDMILA   f   Russian, Bulgarian, Medieval Slavic
Russian and Bulgarian form of LUDMILA. This was the name of a character in Aleksandr Pushkin's poem 'Ruslan and Lyudmila' (1820).
LYUDMYLA   f   Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of LUDMILA.
LYYDIA   f   Finnish (Rare)
Finnish variant of LYDIA.
MAALA   f   Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of MAHLAH used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
MAAN   m   Limburgish
Limburgish short form of HERMAN.
MAARIA   f   Finnish
Finnish form of MARIA.
MAARIT   f   Finnish
Finnish form of MARGARET.
MAARJA   f   Estonian
Estonian form of MARIA.
MAARTEN   m   Dutch
Dutch form of MARTIN.
MAATA   f   Maori
Maori form of MARTHA.
MACARIO   m   Spanish
Spanish form of the Latin name Macarius, derived from the Greek name Μακαριος (Makarios), which was in turn derived from Greek μακαρ (makar) meaning "blessed, happy". This was the name of several early saints.
MACHTELD   f   Dutch
Dutch form of MATILDA.
MACIEJ   m   Polish
Polish form of MATTHIAS.
MACK (2)   m   Medieval English
Medieval short form of MAGNUS, brought to Britain by Scandinavian settlers.
MACSEN   m   Welsh
Welsh form of MAXIMUS. Magnus Maximus (known as Macsen in Welsh) was a 4th-century co-ruler of the Western Roman Empire. In Wales he was regarded as the founder of several royal lineages. He appears in the Mabinogion, a collection of tales from Welsh myth.
MADAILÉIN   f   Irish
Irish form of MAGDALENE.
MADALENA   f   Portuguese
Portuguese form of MAGDALENA.
MĂDĂLINA   f   Romanian
Romanian form of MAGDALENE.
MADDALENA   f   Italian
Italian form of MAGDALENE.
MADELEINE   f   French, English, Swedish
French form of MAGDALENE.
MADELINE   f   English, French
English form of MAGDALENE. This is the name of the heroine in a series of children's books by Ludwig Bemelmans, first published 1939.
MADELON   f   Dutch
Dutch form of MAGDALENE.
MADHAV   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Telugu, Nepali
Modern form of MADHAVA.
MADHAVI   f   Hinduism, Indian, Telugu, Marathi, Hindi
Feminine form of MADHAVA. This is another name of the Hindu goddess Lakshmi.
MAËL   m   French, Breton
French form of Breton Mael, which was derived from a Celtic word meaning "chief" or "prince". Saint Mael was a 5th-century Breton hermit who lived in Wales.
MAELETH   f   Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of MAHALATH used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
MAEVA   f   Tahitian, French
Means "welcome" in Tahitian. It gained popularity in France during the 1980s.
MAFALDA   f   Italian, Portuguese
Italian and Portuguese form of MATILDA.
MAGALI   f   French, Occitan
Occitan form of MAGDALENE.
MAGDALEN   f   English
Variant of MAGDALENE.
MAGDALÉNA   f   Czech, Slovak, Hungarian
Czech, Slovak and Hungarian form of MAGDALENE.
MAGDALENE   f   German, English, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From a title which meant "of Magdala". Mary Magdalene, a character in the New Testament, was named thus because she was from Magdala - a village on the Sea of Galilee whose name meant "tower" in Hebrew. She was cleaned of evil spirits by Jesus and then remained with him during his ministry, witnessing the crucifixion and the resurrection. She was a popular saint in the Middle Ages, and the name became common then. In England it is traditionally rendered Madeline, while Magdalene or Magdalen is the learned form.
MAGDALINA   f   Old Church Slavic, Bulgarian
Old Slavic form of MAGDALENE, as well as a Bulgarian variant form.
MAGDOLNA   f   Hungarian
Hungarian form of MAGDALENE.
MÁGHNUS   m   Irish
Irish form of MAGNUS.
MAGNE   m   Norwegian
Modern form of MAGNI as well as a variant of MAGNUS.
MAGNHILD   f   Norwegian
Derived from Old Norse magn "mighty, strong" and hildr "battle". This was the name of a novel by the Norwegian author Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson.
MAGNI   m   Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Derived from the Old Norse element magn meaning "mighty, strong". In Norse mythology this name is borne by a son of Thor and the giant Járnsaxa.
MAGNUS   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Late Roman
Late Latin name meaning "great". It was borne by a 7th-century saint who was a missionary in Germany. It became popular in Scandinavia after the time of the 11th-century Norwegian king Magnus I, who was said to have been named after Charlemagne, or Carolus Magnus in Latin (however there was also a Norse name Magni). The name was borne by six subsequent kings of Norway as well as three kings of Sweden. It was imported to Scotland and Ireland during the Middle Ages.
MAGOMED   m   Dagestani, Chechen, Ingush
Dagestani, Chechen and Ingush form of MUHAMMAD.
MAGOMET   m   Dagestani, Chechen, Ingush
Dagestani, Chechen and Ingush form of MUHAMMAD.
MAHALAH   m   Biblical
Variant of MAHLAH used in the King James Version of the Old Testament.
MAHALATH   f   Biblical
From the Hebrew name מָחֲלַת (Machalat) meaning "lyre". In the Old Testament she is the daughter of Ishmael and the wife of Esau.
MAHALI   m   Biblical
Variant of MAHLI.
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