Submitted Names Starting with L

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LAf & mAfrican American
Shortening of African American names that start with la, such as Latasha and Latanya for females and Lashawn and Lashay for males. ... [more]
Means "silk" in Vietnamese.
Laadah was a son of Shelah and a grandson of Judah. His son was Mareshah. (I Chr. 4:21)
LAADANmBiblical Hebrew
A biblical boy's name, meaning "For Pleasure, devouring judgment"
LAADRIANmAfrican American (Rare)
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name Adrian.
LAAFRICAfAfrican American (Rare)
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name Africa (1).
short name for Lajwanti
LAʻAKEAm & fHawaiian
Means "clear sacredness" or "clear holiness," from laʻa meaning "sacred, holy, devoted, consecrated, dedicated" and kea meaning "white, clear."
LAAKSOm & fFinnish
Means "valley" in Finnish.
LA'ANDREmAfrican American
Combination of the popular name prefix La and Andre (perhaps inspired by the similar Léandre).
Greenlandic younger form of Lâpáne.
Greenlandic younger form of Lâsa.
Greenlandic younger form of Lãtsiaĸ.
LAAVAfAfrican American (Rare)
Combination of the popular prefix La combined with the name Ava.
Greenlandic younger form of Lâvara.
LAAVERYmAfrican American (Rare)
Combination of the popular prefix La combined with the name Avery.
LABANAf & mAfrican
Feminine form of Laban.
Labas is the second name of Emperor Simeon I of Bulgaria.... [more]
Means "loving" in Avar, though it can also be taken as a variant of Ramadan.
Jain name meaning or signifying the presence of heavenly power.
Not available
LABERTHAfAfrican American, English
Combination of the prefix La and the name Bertha.
Feminine form of Labhrás.
Means "intelligent, sensible" in Arabic.
Derived from the Albanian city Labinot (near Tirana).
LABOLINAfPopular Culture, Swedish
Fictional name, probably created as a female form of Laban. Lilla spöket Laban (Laban the Little Spook) is a children's book character created by Inger and Lasse Sandberg in 1964, and Labolina is the name of Laban's sister.
LABOYmSpanish (Caribbean, Rare), Filipino (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Laboy.
LABRENZmGerman (East Prussian)
East Prussian German form of Lorenz.
LABRIANmAfrican American
A combination of the prefix La with the name Brian.
LABROSmGreek Mythology
The name of one of the dogs that devoured Actaeon.
LABRUCEmAfrican American
Combination of the prefix la and the name Bruce.
Derived from Uzbek lab meaning "lip, mouth" and shakar meaning "sugar, candy, sweet(s)"
LABUDmSerbian (Rare)
A bird name literally meaning "swan".
LABUDAfSerbian (Rare)
Feminine form of Labud.
LACAfAmerican (Modern, Rare)
Likely a transferred use of the surname Laca.
LACEfEnglish (Modern)
Either from the word lace or else a short form of Lacy. Alternatively it may be related to Lece, an Old French form of Laetitia.
Variant of Lacy.
LACELIAfAfrican American (Rare)
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name Celia.
Means "lizard" in Latin (the feminine form of lacertus). Lacerta is the name of a constellation created in 1687 by the astronomer Johannes Hevelius. It is located between Cygnus, Cassiopeia and Andromeda on the northern celestial sphere... [more]
LACHANf & mHebrew (Modern, Rare)
Means "melody", "tune", "strain" in Hebrew.
LACHANCEmEnglish (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Lachance.
LACHANTÉfAfrican American (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the prefix la- and the given name Chanté.
LACHARLAfAfrican American
Combination of the popular name prefix La and diminutive Charla.
LACHELLEfAfrican American (Modern)
Combination of the popular name prefix La and Chelle.
Eleventh Nephite judge.
Means "red sleeve" in Apache.
Diminutive of Lachtna.
Nickname for Lachlan.
LACIEfEnglish (Modern)
Alternate spelling of Lacy.
Diminutive of László.
LACKIEfAmerican (Archaic)
Early American diminutive of Elizabeth, Adelaide, Eulalia, or other names containing an L.
LACOREYf & mEnglish (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name Corey.
Means "lily of the valley" in Romanian, literally "little tear".
LACRIMOSAfVarious (Rare)
Originated from the Latin word lacrimosus which means "lachrymose", "weeping", "crying", or "releasing tears".
LACUSfPopular Culture
Means "lake" in Latin. This is the name of one of the major female characters found in the Japanese anime 'Gundam SEED' & 'Gundam SEED Destiny'.
LAÇYNfTurkmen (Rare)
Turkmen form of Laçin.
LADAfCroatian, Czech, Polish, Russian, Serbian, Slovene, Slovak
Feminine form of Lado. Considered by neo-pagan groups to be the Slavic goddess of love, beauty and marriage.... [more]
A name that means "healthy."
LADARmEnglish (American)
Of unknown origin and meaning.... [more]
LADARIANmAfrican American (Rare)
Combination of the popular prefix La- with the name Darian.
LADARIUSmAfrican American
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name Darius.
LADAWNfAfrican American (Modern)
Variant of Ladonna influenced by Dawn.
English name meaning "manservant, young man".
Pet form of Vladimer. Also compare Lado.
Croatian form of Vladimir.
Romani name of uncertain origin and meaning; current theories, however, include a short form of Aladdin. This name was in use in the 1800s.
LADINAfGerman (Swiss), Romansh
Means "(woman) from Latium" in Romansh.
LADISLAJAfGerman (Rare)
A feminine form of Ladislaus.
Romanian form of Vladislav.
LADOmPolish, Serbian, Russian, Croatian
Lado is a recurring word in Slavic folk songs celebrating the summer solstice. It's meaning is unknown. The use of the word in the songs convinced 16th century scholars that Lado was a god of love... [more]
Variant form of Ladimir.
LADOOm & fIndian
From India and Indian
Variant form of Ładzisław.
Diminutive of Lada.
LADYfSpanish (Latin American), Filipino
Probably derived from the common English word lady.... [more]
Ladybird Johnson, former first lady of the United States.
LADYBUGfAmerican (Archaic)
Derived from the species of beetle of the same name.
Derives from Polish Władysław, and Slavic Vladislav.
Feminine form of Ładysław.
The first element of this name is probably derived from Polish ładny "pretty, lovely, nice". The second element is derived from Slavic mil "gracious, dear".
Feminine form of Ładzimił.
The first element of this name is probably derived from Polish ładny "pretty, lovely, nice". The second element is derived from Slavic mir "peace".
The first element of this name is probably derived from Polish ładny "pretty, lovely, nice". The second element is derived from Slavic slav "glory".
LAEm & fLao
Means "dark" in Lao.
LÆFFmOld Danish
Old Danish form of LjúfR.
LAEGANmEnglish (Rare)
Possibly a rare variant of Logan.
LÆIFImAncient Scandinavian
Old Norse variant of Leifi.
LÆIKRmAncient Scandinavian
Old Norse variant of Leikr.
Icelandic form of Laila.
The name Laeli comes from the name for "cool, gentle breeze"
Extended form of Laelius. A bearer of this name was Ulpius Cornelius Laelianus, a Gaulish usurper (presumably of Roman descent) from the 3rd century AD.
LAERTEmItalian, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Italian and Portuguese form of Laertes.
LAERTESmGreek Mythology, Literature
The son of Arcesius (also spelled Arceisius) and Chalcomedusa. He was father of Odysseus and Ctimene by his wife Anticlea, daughter of the thief Autolycus. Laertes was an Argonaut and participated in the hunt for the Calydonian Boar... [more]
LAERZIAfItalian (Tuscan), Italian (Emilian-Romagnol)
Feminine form of Laerzio, itself a regional variant of Laerte.
LAESTHERfAfrican American (Rare)
Combination of the popular prefix La combined with the name Esther.
French form of Laetitia.
French form of Laetitia.
LAETITIEfFrench (Rare)
French variant of Laetitia.
LAFAWNDUHfAfrican American, Popular Culture
The name of a character in the movie Napoleon Dynamite.
LAFAYETTEm & fEnglish (American, Rare)
Taken from the French surname which was derived from Old French la hêtraie "plantation of beech-trees". ... [more]
LAFCADIOmEnglish (Anglicized)
An anglicized form of Lefkada (Λευκάδα), the Greek island in the Ionian Sea on the west coast of Greece. ... [more]
Derived from the French surname La Follette (sometimes also written as LaFollette), which means "the madwoman", derived from French folle "madwoman" (which is etymologically related to the modern English word folly)... [more]
LAGAfNorse Mythology
In Norse mythology, Laga is the goddess of wells and springs. She is a friend of Odin.
LAGAMARfNear Eastern Mythology, Elamite Mythology
This was the name of a goddess in Elamite religion. Her name is Akkadian and means "no mercy".1 The Elamite form of her name is said to be Lakamar.2 The fact that her name is Akkadian rather than Elamite, is possibly due to the fact that Elam had repeatedly been under Akkadian rule and was thus influenced by the Akkadian language and culture... [more]
LAGAYLEfAfrican American
Combination of the popular prefix La- and Gayle.
LAGEmSwedish, Danish, Norwegian
Originally a medieval short form of the Old Norse name Félagi.
LAGERTHAfHistory (?), Popular Culture, Norwegian
Likely a latinization of Old Norse Hlaðgerðr. According to legend, Lagertha was a Viking shieldmaiden from what is now Norway and the first wife of the famous Viking Ragnar Lodbrok.
The first element of this name is derived from Polish łagodna or łagodny "mild, gentle, smooth", which is probably ultimately derived from Proto-Slavic lьgъkъ or lьgъnъ "light" (as in, not heavy)... [more]
LAGOSmAncient Greek
Derived from Greek λαγῶς (lagos) meaning "hare".
The first element of this name is derived from Polish łagodna or łagodny "mild, gentle, smooth", which is probably ultimately derived from Proto-Slavic lьgъkъ or lьgъnъ "light" (as in, not heavy)... [more]
Feminine form of Łagosław.
LAGUARDIAmAfrican American
Transferred use of the surname La Guardia.
LAGUSmAncient Greek (Latinized), History
Latinized form of Lagos. This was the name of one of the sons that Ptolemy I Soter I had with his lover Thais, as well as the name of Ptolemy's possible biological father.
Means "second son" in Khana.
LAHBIBmArabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from Arabic الْحَبِيب‏ (al-ḥabīb) meaning "the beloved", "the dear" (chiefly Moroccan).
LAHCENmArabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Hasan (chiefly Moroccan).
LAHCÈNEmArabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Hasan (chiefly Algerian).
LAHEfBasque (Rare)
Ancient Basque name known from inscriptions found in Aquitaine dating back to 1st to 3rd centuries.
Hawaiian form of Rachel.
Variant of Lana.
From a short form of the place name Oklahoma, which means "red people" from Choctaw okla "people" combined with humma "red". This was the title character of a 1913 novel by J. Breckenridge Ellis.
From Croatian lahor meaning ''breeze''.
LAÏDmArabic (Maghrebi)
Variant transcription of Laid based on French orthography.
LAIDmArabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from Arabic العيد (al-ʿīd) meaning "eid, feast day, festival, holiday", referring to one of the two Islamic religious festivals (Eid al-Fitr or Eid al-Adha).
Modern Greek form of Laïs.
From the name of a beach on the Basque coast.
Mari form of Vladimir.
Sami form of Laina.
LAIDRONETTEfLiterature (Anglicized)
Derived from French laid meaning "ugly". In Madame d'Aulnoy's fairy tale The Green Serpent, Laidronette is a princess cursed with extreme ugliness.
LAIDULFmAncient Germanic, History
The first element comes from Old High German leid "hostile, unfriendly" or from Old High German leitjan "to lead, to rule." The second element is derived from Gothic vulfs "wolf." Laidulf was the name of a 10th-century prince of Capua (Italy).
Jèrriais form of Elias.
Of unknown origin and meaning.
LAIKAfPopular Culture, Pet
Laika means Barker is Russian. This was the name of the first dog in space. There's also a dog on youtube named Laika.... [more]
LAÍLAfIcelandic (Rare)
Icelandic variant of Laila.
LAÏLAfArabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Laila influenced by French orthography, chiefly used in Moroccan Arabic.
Means flower and heaven.
Variant of Layla.
'Supposed to be a sort of byproduct of Elizabeth. Eulalia was formerly not common in Cornwall; but Lailie seems more likely to be the Lelia occasionally used in England (French Lelie), from an old Latin source.'
The first element of this name is either derived from the old Lithuanian particle lai meaning "let, allow" as well as "may (it be that)" or from the Lithuanian noun laimė meaning "luck" (see Laima)... [more]
Feminine form of Laimantas.
LAIMDOTAfLatvian, Literature, Theatre
From Latvian laime "joy, luck, happiness" (compare Laima) combined with dota "given" (from the verb dot "to give"). This was coined in the late 19th century. It is the name of the main female character in the Latvian national epic Lāčplēsis as well as a character in Rainis' play Uguns un nakts (1907).
LAIMDOTSmLatvian (Rare)
Masculine form of Laimdota.
Finnish variant of Laima.
LAIMNESISmLatvian (?)
"Carrier of fortune" from Latvian words "laime" (fortune) and "nest" (carry).
Variant form of Laimonė.
Lithuanian variant of Laimonis. In some (rare) cases, this name can also be a variant of Laimontas.
Feminine form of both Laimonis and its variant form Laimonas.
LAIMONISmLatvian (Rare), Lithuanian (Rare), Literature
As a Latvian given name, this name is derived from the Latvian noun laime meaning "luck" (see Laima) combined with Latvian aplaimot meaning "to make happy".... [more]
Possibly related to Laima.
LAIMŪNASmLithuanian (Rare)
Derived from the Lithuanian noun laimė meaning "luck" (see Laima) combined with the (masculine) patronymic suffix -ūnas.
Diminutive of masculine names that start with Laim- (such as Laimantas and Laimonas), since this name contains the masculine diminutive suffix -utis. In other words, you could say that this name is the masculine equivalent of Laimutė.
LAINfPopular Culture
Name of the main character, Lain Iwakura, in the anime Serial Experiments Lain. It was directed by Ryutaro Nakamura and first aired in July of 1998.
LAINAfEnglish (Modern, Rare)
Short form of names ending in -laina, such as Alaina, Melaina.
LAINDEfNorman (Archaic)
Feminine form of Lando.
LAINIf & mEnglish (Rare), Estonian (Rare), Finnish (Rare), Samoan (Rare)
As an English name, it is a variant of Lainie.
LAINIAfEnglish (Modern, Rare)
Possibly an elaborated form of Laina.
LAINOfBasque (Rare), Basque Mythology
Derived from Basque laino "mist; haze; cloud".... [more]
Means "bearer, messenger" in Chinese.
LAÍSfPortuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese form of Laïs. As of 2011, Laís is the 56th most popular girls' name in Brazil.
LAÏSfAncient Greek, French
Meaning unknown, perhaps related to the Greek name Laios (see Laius) or the element λαος (laos) "people". It was borne by two ancient Greek hetairai, or courtesans: Laïs of Corinth (5th century BC), known as the most beautiful woman of her time; and Laïs of Hyccara (4th century BC), a rival of Phryne, said to have been stoned to death by the jealous women of Thessaly.
LAISHAfAfrican American
Combination of the popular prefix L- and Aisha.
Either from Irish lasair (meaning "flame") or an Irish form of Lazarus.
LAISVYDASmLithuanian (Rare)
Derived from Lithuanian laisvė meaning "freedom, liberty" combined with Baltic vyd meaning "to see" (see Vytautas). Also compare other names that end in -vydas, such as Alvydas and Tautvydas.
Feminine form of Laisvydas.
Means "lion" in Arabic.
LAJARIÁfRomani (Caló)
Directly taken from Caló lajariá "worship, adoration", this name is used as the Caló equivalent of Adoración.
LAJLAfBosnian, Croatian, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian (Rare), Dutch (Rare)
Bosnian variant spelling of Lejla and Scandinavian variant spelling of Laila.
LAJONESmAfrican American (Rare)
Combination of the popular prefix La combined with the name Jones.
LAJUANDAfAfrican American
Variant of LaWanda, influenced by the spelling of the name Juan.
LAKAm & fPolynesian Mythology, Hawaiian (Rare)
From laka meaning "tame". This is the name of a goddess of the hula and a god of canoe makers, and a legendary hero.
LAKAYLAfAfrican American
Combination of the popular prefix la with Kayla.
LAKDARmArabic (Maghrebi)
Variant transcription of Lakhdar.
LAKEITHmAfrican American
Combination of the popular prefix La and Keith.
LAKEITHIAfAfrican American (Modern, Rare)
Allegedly coined as a feminine form of Keith.
LAKEITHIANm & fAfrican American
Elaboration of Keith using the prefix la and suffix ian.
LAKELANDm & fEnglish (American, Rare)
Transferred use of surname Lakeland. Possibly a combination of Lake and Land.
LAKELYNfEnglish (Modern, Rare)
Elaboration of Lake using the popular name suffix lyn.
LAKENf & mEnglish
Variant of Lake.
LA'KENYAfAfrican American
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name Kenya.
LAKENZIAfAfrican American (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the popular prefix La and Kenzia.
LAKEYSmAfrican American (Rare)
Possibly a masculine form of Lakeisha, influenced by the spelling of the English word keys.
LAKHDARmArabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from Arabic اَلأَخْضَر (al ʾaḵḍar) meaning "the green", chiefly used for Algerian Arabic.
From Lakhsh, which means goal. Meaning is Goal Oriented Fearless Leader
Means "lucky" in Samoan.
Means "treasure" in Swahili.
LAKINf & mAfrican
Found treasure
LAKINGmAfrican American (Rare)
Combination of the popular prefix La combined with King.
Short form of Pantelis and Vasilis.
Meaning Cupidity, Greed, envy, gluttony.
Used by Thai actress Laknara Piatha (Born 1995).
LAKOTAfEnglish (Modern)
Means "alliance of friends, the allies" or "feeling affection, friendly, united, allied" in the Lakota language. This is the autonym of a Native American tribe, also known as the Sioux. The Lakota were originally referred to as the Dakota when they lived in the Great Lakes region.
Means "white rose" in Hindi.
Of unknown meaning.
Combination of Lakshmi and Narasimha meaning "mark of the man-lion".
LAKSHMINARAYANmIndian, Sanskrit, Hinduism
From Lakṣmīnārāyaṇa, "the lucky mark of the path of man" in Sanskrit. In Hinduism, it is a manifestation of Vishnu.
LAKSHMI-NARAYANAmIndian, Sanskrit, Hinduism
Variant spelling of Lakshminarayan.
Indonesian form of Lakshmi.
Variant of Laken.
Inspired by the Persian Lale, a type of tulip.
Directly taken from Romani lala "ruby; red; fiery".... [more]