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]
LỤA f Vietnamese
Means "silk" in Vietnamese.
LAADAH m Biblical
Laadah was a son of Shelah and a grandson of Judah. His son was Mareshah. (I Chr. 4:21)
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).
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.
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.
LABANA f & m African
Feminine form of Laban.
LABAS m Bulgarian
Labas is the second name of Emperor Simeon I of Bulgaria.... [more]
LABAZAN m Avar
Means "loving" in Avar, though it can also be taken as a variant of Ramadan.
LABDHI f Hinduism
Jain name meaning or signifying the presence of heavenly power.
LABEENA f English
Not available
LABERTHA f African American, English
Combination of the prefix La and the name Bertha.
LABHRAÍN f Irish
Feminine form of Labhrás.
LABIB m Arabic
Means "intelligent, sensible" in Arabic.
LABINOT m Albanian
Derived from the Albanian city Labinot (near Tirana).
LABOLINA f Popular 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.
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.
LACA f American (Modern, Rare)
Likely a transferred use of the surname Laca.
LACE f English (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.
LACEE f English
Variant of Lacy.
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.
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.
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.
LACIE f English (Modern)
Alternate spelling of Lacy.
LACIKA m Hungarian
Diminutive of László.
LACKIE f American (Archaic)
Early American diminutive of Elizabeth, Adelaide, Eulalia, or other names containing an L.
LACOREY f & m English (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name Corey.
LĂCRĂMIOARA f Romanian
Means "lily of the valley" in Romanian, literally "little tear".
LACRIMOSA f Various (Rare)
Originated from the Latin word lacrimosus which means "lachrymose", "weeping", "crying", or "releasing tears".
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.
LADA f Mordvin
from ljama meaning "peace; concord."
LADAN f Somali
A name that means "healthy."
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.
LADAWN f African American (Modern)
Variant of Ladonna influenced by Dawn.
LADD m English
English name meaning "manservant, young man".
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.
LADISLAJA f German (Rare)
A feminine form of Ladislaus.
LADISLAU m Romanian
Romanian form of Vladislav.
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]
LADOMIR m Croatian
Variant form of Ladimir.
LADOO m & f Indian
From India and Indian
ŁADOSŁAW m Polish
Variant form of Ładzisław.
LADUŠKA f Czech
Diminutive of Lada.
LADY f Spanish (Latin American), Filipino
Probably derived from the common English word lady.... [more]
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.
ŁADYSŁAW m Polish
Derives from Polish Władysław, and Slavic Vladislav.
ŁADYSŁAWA f Polish
Feminine form of Ładysław.
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.
LÆFF m Old Danish
Old Danish form of LjúfR.
LAEGAN m English (Rare)
Possibly a rare variant of Logan.
LÆIFI m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse variant of Leifi.
LÆIKR m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse variant of Leikr.
LÆLA f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Laila.
LAELI f Polynesian
The name Laeli comes from the name for "cool, gentle breeze"
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.
LAERTE m Italian, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Italian and Portuguese form of Laertes.
LAERTES m Greek 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]
LAERZIA f Italian (Tuscan), Italian (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.
LAÉTITIA f French
French form of Laetitia.
LAËTITIA f French
French form of Laetitia.
LAETITIE f French (Rare)
French variant of Laetitia.
LAFAWNDUH f African American, Popular Culture
The name of a character in the movie Napoleon Dynamite.
LAFAYETTE m & f English (American, Rare)
Taken from the French surname which was derived from Old French la hêtraie "plantation of beech-trees". ... [more]
LAFCADIO m English (Anglicized)
An anglicized form of Lefkada (Λευκάδα), the Greek island in the Ionian Sea on the west coast of Greece. ... [more]
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.
LAGE m Swedish, Danish, Norwegian
Originally a medieval short form of the Old Norse name Félagi.
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.
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]
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.
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.
LAHBIB m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from Arabic الْحَبِيب‏ (al-ḥabīb) meaning "the beloved", "the dear" (chiefly Moroccan).
LAHCEN m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Hasan (chiefly Moroccan).
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.
LAHNA f French
Variant of Lana.
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''.
LAÏD m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant transcription of Laid based on French orthography.
LAID m Arabic (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).
LAÏDA f Greek
Modern Greek form of Laïs.
LAIDA f Basque
From the name of a beach on the Basque coast.
LAIDEMYR m Mari
Mari form of Vladimir.
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.
LAÏKA f French
Of unknown origin and meaning.
LAIKA f Popular 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]
LAÍLA f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic variant of Laila.
LAÏLA f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Laila influenced by French orthography, chiefly used in Moroccan Arabic.
LAILA f Hawaiian
Means flower and heaven.
LAILAH f English
Variant of Layla.
LAILIE f Manx
'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.'
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]
LAIMANTĖ f Lithuanian
Feminine form of Laimantas.
LAIMDOTA f Latvian, 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).
LAIMDOTS m Latvian (Rare)
Masculine form of Laimdota.
LAIMI f Finnish
Finnish variant of Laima.
LAIMNESIS m Latvian (?)
"Carrier of fortune" from Latvian words "laime" (fortune) and "nest" (carry).
LAIMONA f Lithuanian
Variant form of Laimonė.
LAIMONAS m Lithuanian
Lithuanian variant of Laimonis. In some (rare) cases, this name can also be a variant of Laimontas.
LAIMONĖ f Lithuanian
Feminine form of both Laimonis and its variant form Laimonas.
LAIMONIS m Latvian (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]
LAIMROTA f Latvian
Possibly related to Laima.
LAIMŪNAS m Lithuanian (Rare)
Derived from the Lithuanian noun laimė meaning "luck" (see Laima) combined with the (masculine) patronymic suffix -ūnas.
LAIMUTIS m Lithuanian
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.
LAIN f Popular 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.
LAINA f English (Modern, Rare)
Short form of names ending in -laina, such as Alaina, Melaina.
LAINDE f Norman (Archaic)
Feminine form of Lando.
LAINI f & m English (Rare), Estonian (Rare), Finnish (Rare), Samoan (Rare)
As an English name, it is a variant of Lainie.
LAINIA f English (Modern, Rare)
Possibly an elaborated form of Laina.
LAINO f Basque (Rare), Basque Mythology
Derived from Basque laino "mist; haze; cloud".... [more]
LAIREN f Chinese
Means "bearer, messenger" in Chinese.
LAÍS f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese form of Laïs. As of 2011, Laís is the 56th most popular girls' name in Brazil.
LAÏS f Ancient 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.
LAISHA f African American
Combination of the popular prefix L- and Aisha.
LAISRÉN m Irish
Either from Irish lasair meaning "flame" or an Irish form of Lazarus.
LAISVĖ f Lithuanian
The name comes directly from the Lithuanian word for freedom.
LAISVYDAS m Lithuanian (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.
LAISVYDĖ f Lithuanian
Feminine form of Laisvydas.
LAITH m Arabic
Means "lion" in Arabic.
LAJARIÁ f Romani (Caló)
Directly taken from Caló lajariá "worship, adoration", this name is used as the Caló equivalent of Adoración.
LAJLA f Bosnian, Croatian, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian (Rare), Dutch (Rare)
Bosnian variant spelling of Lejla and Scandinavian variant spelling of Laila.
LAJONES m African American (Rare)
Combination of the popular prefix La combined with the name Jones.
LAJUANDA f African American
Variant of LaWanda, influenced by the spelling of the name Juan.
LAKA m & f Polynesian 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.
LAKAYLA f African American
Combination of the popular prefix la with Kayla.
LAKDAR m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant transcription of Lakhdar.
LAKEITH m African American
Combination of the popular prefix La and Keith.
LAKEITHIA f African American (Modern, Rare)
Allegedly coined as a feminine form of Keith.
LAKEITHIAN m & f African American
Elaboration of Keith using the prefix la and suffix ian.
LAKELAND m & f English (American, Rare)
Transferred use of surname Lakeland. Possibly a combination of Lake and Land.
LAKELYN f English (Modern, Rare)
Elaboration of Lake using the popular name suffix lyn.
LAKEN f & m English
Variant of Lake.
LA'KENYA f African American
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name Kenya.
LAKENZIA f African American (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the popular prefix La and Kenzia.
LAKEYS m African American (Rare)
Possibly a masculine form of Lakeisha, influenced by the spelling of the English word keys.
LAKHDAR m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from Arabic اَلأَخْضَر (al ʾaḵḍar) meaning "the green", chiefly used for Algerian Arabic.
LAKHSHAR m Hinduism
From Lakhsh, which means goal. Meaning is Goal Oriented Fearless Leader
LAKI m Samoan
Means "lucky" in Samoan.
LAKIA f African
Means "treasure" in Swahili.
LAKIN f & m African
Found treasure
LAKING m African American (Rare)
Combination of the popular prefix La combined with King.
LAKIS m Greek
Short form of Pantelis and Vasilis.
LAKMI m Albanian
Meaning Cupidity, Greed, envy, gluttony.
LAKNARA f Thai
Used by Thai actress Laknara Piatha (Born 1995).
LAKOTA f English (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.
LAKSHA f Hindi
Means "white rose" in Hindi.
LAKSHANA f Indian
Of unknown meaning.
LAKSHMINARASIMHA m Indian, Telugu
Combination of Lakshmi and Narasimha meaning "mark of the man-lion".
LAKSHMINARAYAN m Indian, Sanskrit, Hinduism
From Lakṣmīnārāyaṇa, "the lucky mark of the path of man" in Sanskrit. In Hinduism, it is a manifestation of Vishnu.
LAKSHMI-NARAYANA m Indian, Sanskrit, Hinduism
Variant spelling of Lakshminarayan.
LAKSMI f Indonesian
Indonesian form of Lakshmi.
LAKYNE f English
Variant of Laken.