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]
LỤAfVietnamese
Means "silk" in Vietnamese.
LAADAHmBiblical
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).
LAAJOfIndian
short name for Lajwanti
LAʻAKEAm & fHawaiian
This name 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).
LAAPANNImGreenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Lâpáne.
LAASAmGreenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Lâsa.
LAATSIAQfGreenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Lãtsiaĸ.
LAAVAfAfrican American (Rare)
Combination of the popular prefix La combined with the name Ava.
LAAVARAfGreenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Lâvara.
LAAVERYmAfrican American (Rare)
Combination of the popular prefix La combined with the name Avery.
LABANAf & mAfrican
Could possibly mean "the moon", "whiteness" and/or "frankincense".
LABASmBulgarian
Labas is the second name of Emperor Simeon I of Bulgaria.... [more]
LABAZANmAvar
Means "loving" in Avar, though it can also be taken as a variant of Ramadan.
LABDHIfHinduism
Jain name meaning or signifying the presence of heavenly power.
LABEENAfEnglish
Not available
LABERTHAfAfrican American, English
Combination of the prefix La and the name Bertha.
LABHRAÍNfIrish
Feminine form of Labhrás.
LABIBmArabic
Means "intelligent, sensible" in Arabic.
LABINOTmAlbanian
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.
LABSHAKARfUzbek
Derived from 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.
LABUGUENm & fFilipino
Philippines
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.
LACEEfEnglish
Variant of Lacy.
LACELIAfAfrican American (Rare)
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name Celia.
LACERTAfAstronomy
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.
LACHONEUSmMormon
Eleventh Nephite judge.
LA-CHOY KO-KUN-NOSTEmApache
Means "red sleeve" in Apache.
LACHTNÁNmIrish
Diminutive of Lachtna.
LACHYmEnglish
Nickname for Lachlan.
LACIEfEnglish (Modern)
Alternate spelling of Lacy.
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.
LĂCRĂMIOARAfRomanian
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]
LADANfSomali
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.
LADDmEnglish
English name meaning "manservant, young man".
LADIKOmGeorgian
Pet form of Vladimer. Also compare Lado.
LADIMIRmCroatian
Croatian form of Vladimir.
LADINmRomani
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
Romansh name, meaning "(woman) from Latium".
LADISLAJAfGerman (Rare)
A feminine form of Ladislaus.
LADISLAUmRomanian
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]
LADOMIRmCroatian
Variant form of Ladimir.
LADOOm & fIndian
From India and Indian
ŁADOSŁAWmPolish
Variant form of Ładzisław.
LADUŠKAfCzech
Diminutive of Lada.
LADYfSpanish (Latin American), Filipino
Probably derived from the common English word lady.... [more]
LADYBIRDfAmerican
Ladybird Johnson, former first lady of the United States.
LADYBUGfAmerican (Archaic)
Derived from the species of beetle of the same name.
ŁADYSŁAWmPolish
Derives from Polish Władysław, and Slavic Vladislav.
ŁADYSŁAWAfPolish
Feminine form of Ładysław.
ŁADZIMIŁmPolish
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".
ŁADZIMIŁAfPolish
Feminine form of Ładzimił.
ŁADZIMIRmPolish
The first element of this name is probably derived from Polish ładny "pretty, lovely, nice". The second element is derived from Slavic mir "peace".
ŁADZISŁAWmPolish
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.
LÆLAfIcelandic
Icelandic form of Laila.
LAELIfPolynesian
The name Laeli comes from the name for "cool, gentle breeze"
LAELIANUSmLate 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.
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.
LAÉTITIAfFrench
French form of Laetitia.
LAËTITIAfFrench
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]
LAFEmAmerican (Modern, Rare)
American variant of Leif.
LAFOLETTEfAmerican
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.
ŁAGOMIERZmPolish
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".
ŁAGOSŁAWmPolish
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]
ŁAGOSŁAWAfPolish
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.
LAHmOgoni
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.
LAHELAfHawaiian
Hawaiian form of Rachel.
LAHNAfFrench
Variant of Lana.
LAHOMAfAmerican
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.
LAHORKAfCroatian
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).
LAÏDAfGreek
Modern Greek form of Laïs.
LAIDAfBasque
From the name of a beach on the Basque coast.
LAIDEMYRmMari
Mari form of Vladimir.
LÁIDNÁfSami
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).
LAÏESSEmJèrriais
Jèrriais form of Elias.
LAÏKAfFrench
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.
LAILAfHawaiian
Means flower and heaven.
LAILAHfEnglish
Variant of Layla.
LAILIEfManx
'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.'
LAIMANTASmLithuanian
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]
LAIMANTĖfLithuanian
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.
LAIMIfFinnish
Finnish variant of Laima.
LAIMNESISmLatvian (?)
"Carrier of fortune" from Latvian words "laime" (fortune) and "nest" (carry).
LAIMONAfLithuanian
Variant form of Laimonė.
LAIMONASmLithuanian
Lithuanian variant of Laimonis. In some (rare) cases, this name can also be a variant of Laimontas.
LAIMONĖfLithuanian
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]
LAIMROTAfLatvian
Possibly related to Laima.
LAIMŪNASmLithuanian (Rare)
Derived from the Lithuanian noun laimė meaning "luck" (see Laima) combined with the (masculine) patronymic suffix -ūnas.
LAIMUTISmLithuanian
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]
LAIRENfChinese
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.
LAISRÉNmIrish
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.
LAISVYDĖfLithuanian
Feminine form of Laisvydas.
LAITHmArabic
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.
LAKHSHARmHinduism
From Lakhsh, which means goal. Meaning is Goal Oriented Fearless Leader
LAKImSamoan
Means "lucky" in Samoan.
LAKIAfAfrican
Means "treasure" in Swahili.
LAKINf & mAfrican
Found treasure
LAKINGmAfrican American (Rare)
Combination of the popular prefix La combined with the name King.
LAKISmGreek
Short form of Pantelis and Vasilis.
LAKMImAlbanian
Meaning Cupidity, Greed, envy, gluttony.
LAKNARAfThai
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.
LAKRETIAfEnglish (Rare)
Likely a variant of Lucretia.
LAKSHAfHindi
Means "white rose" in Hindi.
LAKSHANAfIndian
Of unknown meaning.
LAKSHMINARASIMHAmIndian, Telugu
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.
LAKSMIfIndonesian
Indonesian form of Lakshmi.
LAKYNEfEnglish
Variant of Laken.
LÄLÄfTatar
Inspired by the Persian Lale, a type of tulip.
LALAfRomani
Directly taken from Romani lala "ruby; red; fiery".... [more]
LALÁfSpanish, Portuguese
Diminutive of Laura.