Submitted Names Starting with L

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La f & m African American
Shortening of African American names that start with la, such as Latasha and Latanya for females and Lashawn and Lashay for males... [more]
Lá f & m Vietnamese
Means "leaf" in Vietnamese.
Lääda m Sami (Skolt)
Skolt Sami form of Vladimir.
Laadah m Biblical
Laadah was a son of Shelah and a grandson of Judah. His son was Mareshah... [more]
Laadan m Biblical Hebrew
A biblical boy's name, meaning "For Pleasure, devouring judgment"
Laadrian m African American (Rare)
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name Adrian.
Laafrica f African American (Rare)
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name Africa 1.
Laahar m Yakut
Yakut form of Lazarus.
Laajo f Indian
short name for Lajwanti
Laʻakea m & f Hawaiian
Means "clear sacredness" or "clear holiness," from laʻa meaning "sacred, holy, devoted, consecrated, dedicated" and kea meaning "white, clear."
Laakso m & f Finnish
Means "valley" in Finnish.
La'andre m African American
Combination of the popular name prefix La and Andre (perhaps inspired by the similar Léandre).
Laapanni m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Lâpáne.
Laara m Sami
Southern Sami form of Lars.
Laaʹrkaž m Sami (Skolt)
Skolt Sami form of Laurence.
Laaʹrvan m Sami (Skolt)
Skolt Sami form of Hilarion.
Laasa m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Lâsa.
Laatsiaq f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Lãtsiaĸ.
Laava f African American (Rare)
Combination of the popular prefix La combined with the name Ava.
Laavara f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Lâvara.
Laavery m African American (Rare)
Combination of the popular prefix La combined with the name Avery.
Lääzar m Sami (Skolt)
Skolt Sami form of Lazarus.
Laazis m Tiv
Mr laazis is an english name of a gospel singer
Labazan m Avar
Avar form of Ramadan.
Labban m Persian (?)
Possibly means "lion". ... [more]
Labdhi f Hinduism
Jain name meaning or signifying the presence of heavenly power.
Łabędz f Medieval Polish
Medieval Polish feminine name meaning "swan". This has been listed as a "pre-Christian" name.
Labeena f English
Not available
Labelle f American (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Labelle or a combination of the prefix -la and the name Belle.
Labëri f Albanian
From the Albanian name for a southwestern region of Albania.
Labertha f African American, English
Combination of the prefix La and the name Bertha.
Labhika f Indian
Means "profit" in Indian.
Labhraidh m Old Irish
Means "speaker"
Labhraín f Irish
Feminine form of Labhrás.
Labhrann m Scottish Gaelic
Scottish Gaelic form of Lawrence
Labib m Arabic
Means "intelligent, sensible" in Arabic.
Labinot m Albanian
Derived from the Albanian city Labinot (near Tirana).
Labolina f Swedish (Modern), Popular Culture
Probably as a feminine form of Laban. 'Lilla spöket Laban' (known in English as 'The Little Ghost Godfrey') is a Swedish children's book character. Labolina is the name Laban's little sister.
Labonna f African American
An elaboration of Bonna 1 or Bonna 2, or possibly a feminine form of Lebron.
Laborans m Medieval Portuguese
Derived from Latin laborans "laboring, working, producing".
Laborc m Hungarian
Means "brave panther".
Laboy m Spanish (Caribbean, Rare), Filipino (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Laboy.
Labrenz m German (East Prussian)
East Prussian German form of Lorenz.
Labrian m African American
A combination of the prefix La with the name Brian.
Labros m Greek Mythology
The name of one of the dogs that devoured Actaeon.
Labruce m African American
Combination of the prefix la and the name Bruce.
Labshakar f Uzbek
Derived from Uzbek lab meaning "lip, mouth" and shakar meaning "sugar, candy, sweet(s)"
Labud m Serbian (Rare)
A bird name literally meaning "swan".
Labuda f Serbian (Rare)
Feminine form of Labud.
Labuino m Spanish
Spanish form of Leobwin via it's Latinized form Lebuinus.
Laca f American (Modern, Rare)
Likely a transferred use of the surname Laca.
Lacedaemon m Greek Mythology (Anglicized)
Lacedaemon was a mythical king of Laconia and son of the Pleaid Taygete and Zeus in Classical Greek mythology. He was a father of King Amyclas of Sparta and Queen Eurydice of Argos, with Princess Sparta, the daughter of King Eurotas.
Lacelia f African American (Rare)
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name Celia.
Lacerta f Astronomy
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]
Lachan f & m Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
Means "melody", "tune", "strain" in Hebrew.
Lachance m English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Lachance.
Lachanté f African American (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the prefix la- and the given name Chanté.
Lachares m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek noun λαός (laos) meaning "(the) people" combined with either the Greek noun χαρά (chara) meaning "joy, delight, happiness" or the Greek noun χάρις (charis) meaning "grace, kindness" (see Chares).... [more]
Lacharla f African American
Combination of the popular name prefix La and diminutive Charla.
Lachelle f African American (Modern)
Combination of the popular name prefix La and Chelle.
Lachlyn f & m English (Modern)
Variant or feminine form of Lachlan.
Lachoneus m Mormon
Eleventh Nephite judge.
La-choy Ko-kun-noste m Apache
Means "red sleeve" in Apache.
Lachtnán m Irish
Diminutive of Lachtna.
Lachy m English
Diminutive of Lachlan.
Lacika m Hungarian
Diminutive of László.
Lackie f American (Archaic)
Early American diminutive of Elizabeth, Adelaide, Eulalia, or other names containing an L.
Lạc Long Quân m Far Eastern Mythology
From Sino-Vietnamese 雒龍君 (Lạc Long Quân) meaning "Dragon Lord of the Lạc Việt", the name of a group of ancient tribes that inhabited northern Vietnam and southern China in the 3rd century BC... [more]
Laco m Slovak
Diminutive of Ladislav, occasionally used as a given name in its own right.
Lacorey f & m English (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name Corey.
Lăcrămioara f Romanian
Directly taken from Romanian lăcrămioara "lily of the valley" (literally "little tear").
Lactancio m Spanish, Galician
Galician and Spanish form of Lactantius.
Lacus f Popular 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'.
Laçyn f Turkmen (Rare)
Turkmen form of Laçin.
Lád m Hungarian
Diminutive of Ladomér.
Lada f Mordvin
from the Mordvin word ljama meaning "peace; concord".
Lada f Thai
Alternate transcription of Latda.
Ladai f Hindi
THE MEANING IS FIGHT
Ladan f Somali
A name that means "healthy."
Ladaniel m African American (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the popular prefix la- and the name Daniel.
Ladar m English (American)
Of unknown origin and meaning.... [more]
Ladarian m African American (Rare)
Combination of the popular prefix La- with the name Darian.
Ladarius m African American
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name Darius.
Ladawan f Thai
Alternate transcription of Latdawan.
Ladawn f African American (Modern)
Variant of LaDonna influenced by Dawn.
Ladd m English
English name meaning "manservant, young man".
Ladda f Thai
Alternate transcription of Latda.
Laddawan f Thai
Alternate transcription of Latdawan.
Ladeana f English (American)
Feminine form of Dean with french prefix "La".
Ladesh f & m Popular Culture
A common name in Meme Culture... [more]
Ladia f Asturian (Rare)
Short form of Heladia.
Ladiko m Georgian
Pet form of Vladimer. Also compare Lado.
Ladimir m Croatian
Croatian form of Vladimir.
Ladin m Romani
Romani name of uncertain origin and meaning; current theories, however, include a short form of Aladdin. This name was in use in the 1800s.
Ladina f German (Swiss), Romansh
Means "(woman) from Latium" in Romansh.
Ladino m Asturian
Truncated form of Aladino.
Ladio m Asturian (Rare)
Short form of Heladio.
Ladislaja f German (Rare)
A feminine form of Ladislaus.
Ladiszla f Hungarian
Feminine form of László via the Latinization Ladislaus.
Ladli f Indian, Hindi
Means "darling, favourite, cherished" in Hindi.
Lado m Polish, 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]
Ladomér m Hungarian
Cognate of Vladimir, "famous ruler".
Ladomir m Croatian
Variant form of Ladimir.
Ladon m Greek Mythology
In Greek mythology Ladon is the dragon that protects the Golden Apples in the Garden of Hesperides.
Ladon m & f English (American)
An American name coined by adding La- to Don with emphasis on the second syllable. The name is usually masculine but is also borne by actress LaDon Drummond
Ladonna f Italian: A subset of Italian names used in other countries.
From the Italian feminine article la "the" and Italian noun donna "woman, lady". Though similar in meaning, not to be confused with LaDonna.
Ladoo m & f Indian
From India and Indian
Ładosław m Polish
Variant form of Ładzisław.
Ladü m Veps
Veps form of Vladimir.
Laduška f Czech (Rare)
Diminutive of Lada.
Ladybird f American
Ladybird Johnson, former first lady of the United States.
Ladybug f American (Archaic)
Derived from the species of beetle of the same name.
Ladylyn f Filipino
Combination of Lady and the popular suffix -lyn.
Ładysław m Polish
Derives from Polish Władysław, and Slavic Vladislav.
Ładysława f Polish (Rare)
Variant of Władysława, influenced by Czech and Slovak Ladislava.
Ładzimił m Polish
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".
Ładzimiła f Polish
Feminine form of Ładzimił.
Ładzimir m Polish
The first element of this name is probably derived from Polish ładny "pretty, lovely, nice". The second element is derived from Slavic mir "peace".
Ładzisław m Polish
The first element of this name is probably derived from Polish ładny "pretty, lovely, nice". The second element is derived from Slavic slav "glory".
Ładzisława f Polish
Feminine form of Ładzisław.
Lae m & f Lao
Means "dark" in Lao.
Lae f & m Polynesian
Means "calm water" in Marshallese.
Læff m Old Danish
Old Danish form of Ljúfr.
Læifi m Old Norse
Old Norse variant of Leifi.
Læikr m Old Norse
Old Norse variant of Leikr.
Læla f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Laila.
Laelah f Indonesian (Rare)
Indonesian form of Layla.
Laeli f Polynesian
The name Laeli comes from the name for "cool, gentle breeze"
Laelian m History
English form of Laelianus. This is the name in which Ulpius Cornelius Laelianus, a Gaulish usurper from the 3rd century AD, was known in the English language.
Laelianus m Late Roman
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.
Laelle f English (American)
Combination of the prefix La- and the suffix -Elle.... [more]
Laerte m Italian, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Italian and Portuguese form of Laertes.
Laertis m Greek
Modern Greek transcription of Laertes.
Laerzia f Italian (Tuscan), Emilian-Romagnol
Feminine form of Laerzio, itself a regional variant of Laerte.
Laesther f African American (Rare)
Combination of the popular prefix La combined with the name Esther.
Laetare m French (Quebec, Rare)
From the Latin word laetare "rejoice! (imperative)". It is the name of the fourth Sunday in the season of Lent. This Sunday gets its name from the first few words (incipit) of the traditional Latin entrance (Introit) for the Mass of the day: "Laetare Jerusalem" ("Rejoice, O Jerusalem").
Laetissima f History (Ecclesiastical)
Derived from Latin laetissimus meaning "happiest; happy as can be". Also compare the related names Laetitia and Laetus... [more]
Laeus m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Λαιος (Laios), which is of unknown meaning. This was the name of a king of Thebes in Greek mythology, the husband of Jocasta. Due to a prophecy that he would be killed by his son, Laius left his infant Oedipus for dead... [more]
Lafate m English (American)
A short form, American English version of the French surname Lafayette.
Lafawnduh f African American, Popular Culture
The name of a character in the movie Napoleon Dynamite.
Lafayette m & f English (American, Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Lafayette. In the US, it was first used in the late 1700s as a masculine given name in honor of the Marquis de Lafayette, a hero of the American War of Independence (who also left his name in a city of west-central Indiana on the Wabash River northwest of Indianapolis).
Lafcadio m English (Anglicized)
An anglicized form of Lefkada (Λευκάδα), the Greek island in the Ionian Sea on the west coast of Greece. ... [more]
Lafia m & f Yoruba
Means "life". ... [more]
Lafiya f Hausa
Means "health" in Hausa.
Lafolette f American
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]
Laga f Norse Mythology
In Norse mythology, Laga is the goddess of wells and springs. She is a friend of Odin.
Lagamar f Near 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]
Lagayle f African American
Combination of the popular prefix La- and Gayle.
Lagertha f History (?), 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.
Lagi f Samoan
Means "heaven" in Samoan.
Łagomierz m Polish
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]
Lágon m Sami
Sami form of Lars.
Lagos m Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek λαγῶς (lagos) meaning "hare".
Łagosław m Polish
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]
Łagosława f Polish
Feminine form of Łagosław.
Laguardia m African American
Transferred use of the surname La Guardia.
Laguntza f Basque
Basque equivalent of Socorro.
Laguntzane f Basque
Elaborated form of Laguntza using the Basque feminine suffix -ne.
Lagus m Ancient 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.
Lah m Ogoni
Means "second son" in Khana.
Lahari m & f Dagbani
"It means Sunday Born"
Lahatra m & f Malagasy
Means "order, arrangement" or "fate, destiny" in Malagasy.
Lahbib m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from Arabic الحبيب‏ (al-habib) meaning "the beloved, the darling".
Lahcen m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Al-Hasan chiefly used in Northern Africa.
Lahcène m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Hasan (chiefly Algerian).
Lahe f Basque (Rare)
Ancient Basque name known from inscriptions found in Aquitaine dating back to 1st to 3rd centuries.
Lahela f Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Rachel.
Laheli f Nyakyusa
Nyakyusa form of Rachel.
Lahiru m Sinhalese
Possibly from Sanskrit लहरि (lahari) meaning "wave, billow".
Lahisoa m Malagasy
From the Malagasy lahy meaning "man" and soa meaning "good".
Lahoma f American
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.
Lahorka f Croatian
From Croatian lahor meaning ''breeze''.
Lahute f Albanian
From the Albanian name for a kind of lute.
Laiat f & m Thai
Means "thorough, detailed" in Thai.
Laibi f Manipuri
Means "one who serves God" in Meitei.
Laïd m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from Arabic العيد (al-'id) meaning "the feast, the holiday, the festival".
Laid m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Laïd.
Laïda f Greek
Modern Greek form of Laïs.
Laida f Basque
From the name of a beach on the Basque coast.
Laïde f Picard
Hypocoristic of Adélaïde.
Laidemyr m Mari
Mari form of Vladimir.
Laidi f Estonian
Variant of Laide.
Laiding f Filipino, Tagalog
Diminutive of Adelaida.
Láidná f Sami
Sami form of Laina.
Laidronette f Literature (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.
Laidulf m Ancient 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).
Laïesse m Jèrriais
Jèrriais form of Elias.
Laika f Popular Culture, Pet
Means "barker" in Russian. This was the name of a Soviet dog who became one of the first animals to go to space.
Laiklynn f English (Modern, Rare), English (American, Modern, Rare)
Variant of Laiklyn. Laiklynn was given to 25 girls in 2018 according to the SSA.
Laíla f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic variant of Laila.
Laila f Hawaiian
Means flower and heaven.
Lailah f English
Variant of Layla.
Lailamarie f English (Rare)
Combination of Laila and Marie.
Lailanni f Hawaiian
heavenly lei or royal child of heaven
Lailati f Indonesian, Swahili
Derived from Arabic لَيْل (layl) meaning "night".
Laile m Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Lyle.
Laili f Estonian
Variant of Leili.
Lailie f Manx
Of uncertain origin and meaning. Theories include a "by-product" of Elizabeth, a borrowing of Lélie (via English Lelia) and, less likely, a form of Eulalia.
Laily f English
Diminutive of Laila.
Laimantas m Lithuanian
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]