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LOUKRITIA f Greek
Modern Greek spelling of Loukretia, which is the ancient Greek form of Lucretia.
LOUKRITIOS m Greek
Modern Greek spelling of Loukretios, which is the ancient Greek form of Lucretius.
LOULA f English
Variant of Lula.
LOULOU f Jèrriais
Diminutive of Louiseu.
LOUMARCH m Medieval Cornish
Old Cornish form of Llywarch.
LOUNA f Finnish
From Finnish word lounas "southwest" or lounatuuli "southwest wind".
LOUNDARA m Lao
Possibly from the surname Loundara.
LOUNÈS m Kabyle
Means "companion" or "to keep company" in Kabyle, possibly of Arabic origin.
LOUNG f Chinese
Loung means "dragon" in Chinese
LOUNIS m Kabyle
Variant transcription of Lounès.
LOUNTMILA f Greek
Variant transcription of Loudmila.
LOUOTHAINS m Jèrriais
Jèrriais cognate of Lawrence and Laurent.
LOUQA m Arabic
Arabic form of Lucas (see Luke).
LOURDA f English (British, Rare), Irish (Rare)
Possibly an Anglicized form of Lourdes.
LOURDIA f American (Rare), French (Rare)
From the pilgrimage destination Lourdes.
LOURDITAS f Spanish
Diminutive of Lourdes.
LOURENZO m Galician
Galician form of Laurentius.
LOURIAN m & f Various (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Lou and Rian.
LOUS f & m Dutch (Rare)
Variant spelling of Loes, which better reflects the origin of the name (Louise) and also makes the name more recognizable and thus easy to pronounce for French speakers (which Loes would not have been)... [more]
LOUSADZIN f Armenian
"born of light"
LOUSE f Dutch (Rare)
Most likely a variant of Loes. It was most likely influenced or inspired by the French language, in the sense that the name is spelled in such a way that it is recognizable and thus easy to pronounce for French speakers (which Loes would not have been)... [more]
LOUSEWIES f Dutch (Rare)
This name is best known for being the name of the Dutch former politician Lousewies van der Laan (b. 1966). In her case, the name is a combination of the first two of her six given names, namely Louse and Wies... [more]
LOUTFI m Arabic, Jewish
Variant of Lutfi used by Arabic speaking Jews.
LOUVADA f African American
Comes from the feminine singular of the past participle of louvar meaning "to praise"
LOUVAIN f & m English
A name derived from the English name of the city of Leuven.... [more]
LOUVENIA f American (South, Rare, Archaic)
American phonetic spelling of Lavinia which developed in the South in the 19th century.... [more]
LOUVERTIE f American (South, Rare)
Presumably a combination of Lou and Vertie.
LOUW m Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch variant spelling of Lau (which is more phonetical in nature), and Afrikaans nickname for Lodewikus.
LOVANA f Malagasy
Means “inheritance” in Malagasy.
LØVE m Norwegian
Variant of Lodve.
LOVE m Medieval English
Short form of Lovell.
LOVEDAY f & m English (Rare)
Medieval form of the Old English name Lēofdæg, literally "beloved day". A Love Day was a day for disputants to come together to try to resolve their differences amicably. Mainly a feminine name, with some male usage... [more]
LOVEJOY f & m English (Puritan)
A combination of LOVE and JOY, which likely originated as a given name with the Puritans.
LOVELACE m American (South, Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Lovelace.
LOVELEEN f Indian (Christian)
Combination of Love (2) and the popular suffix -leen.
LOVELIA f Swedish (Modern)
Elaboration of Lova.
LOVELLA f English (Rare), Filipino (Rare)
Possibly coined as a feminine form of Lovell.
LOVELLE f & m English
Variant of Lovell and Lovel.
LOVELY f English
From the English word "lovely" meaning "beautiful; charming; very pleasing in form, looks, tone, or manner; very nice, wonderful". From the Middle English lovely, lufli, from Old English luflīc 'amiable, loving, lovable', equivalent to love +‎ -ly.... [more]
LOVELYN f English (Modern, Rare), German (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Love and the popular name suffix lyn.... [more]
LOVEMORE m Southern African
Malawian. Born from a family of 4 boys. I am the the third born and my mother was hoping for a girl so when i was born she said although its a boy let just love them more
LOVENDEY m Mari
Mari form of Leontius.
LØVER m Norwegian
Dialectal form of Lodvar.
LOVERNISCA f Ancient Celtic (Latinized)
Romanized Celtic name meaning "vixen", derived from Brythonic *louernos "fox".
LOVETH f Nigerian (Modern)
Newly invented name, currently popular in Nigeria.
LOVEWIT m Literature
This is the name of a character in the novel, "The Alchemist."
LOVEY f English
Diminutive of Love (2).
LOVEYARNA f Romani
Romani corruption of Lavinia recorded in the 19th century.
LOVI f Swedish
Variant of Lova.
LOVIA f English
Elaboration of Lovie or Love (2), or a diminutive of any name containing -lov-, or perhaps a variant of Livia inspired by Love.
LOVIDA f Spanish (Rare), English (American, Rare)
Possibly derived from Spanish lo vida meaning "the life". Alternatively, this given name may possibly be a combination of the English word love with the Spanish word vida meaning "life", which would thus give this name the meaning of "love is life" or "loving life".
LOVIE m & f English
English form of Love (1). Lovie Smith is the coach of the Chicago Bears, an NFL team.... [more]
LOVINA f American
Variant of Lavinia.
LOVINA f Swedish (Modern, Rare)
Elaborated form of Lova.
LOVINO m Italian (Rare, ?), Cuban, Puerto Rican, Spanish (Latin American), Spanish, American (South)
Male version of Lovina. It is also the human name of South Italy in the TV show Hetalia Axis Powers.
LOVIS m Low German
Low German form of Louis.
LOVÍSA f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Lovisa.
LOVORKA f Croatian
From Croatian lovor, meaning "laurel tree".
LOVREK m Croatian
Nickname for Lovro.
LOVREN m Croatian
Croatian form of Lovrenc.
LOVRENAC m Croatian (Rare)
Croatian form of Lovrenc.
LOVRENKO m Croatian (Rare)
Diminutive form of Lovrenac.
LOWANNA f English (Australian), Indigenous Australian, Literature
Means "girl" in the Gumbaynggir language from mid-north New South Wales amd the name of a village near Coffs Harbour where the language originates. The word is also thought to mean ‘woman’ or refer to ‘women’s business’ in other Indigenous languages too... [more]
LOWE m Swedish
Variant of Love.
LOWEN m & f Cornish (Modern)
Means "happy" "glad" and "jolly" in Cornish.
LOWENNA f Cornish
Means "joy" in Cornish.
LOWGEN m & f South American (Rare)
the name lowgen is a unique way of the original name logan. it can be both male and female, it means you are strong and independent. You tend to be on the quiet side, but when it comes to friends then you are the loudest person around... [more]
LOWIS f Alsatian (Archaic)
Vernacular form of Louise.
LOWIZA f Sorbian
Lower Sorbian form of Luise.
LOWLY m Literature
In Richard Scarry's children's books, there is a worm with this name.
LOWRA f Scots
Scots form of Laura.
LOWRANS m Scots (Archaic), Medieval Scottish
Medieval Scots variant of Lowrence.
LOWRENCE m Scots
Scots form of Laurence (1).
LOWREY m English (Rare)
From an English surname, which is an Anglicization of the Irish surname Ó Labhradha.
LOWRIE m Scots
Diminutive of Lowrence.
LOXA f Medieval Basque
Medieval Basque name of uncertain origin and meaning.
LOXI f American, Literature
Used by American novelist Thelma Strabel for the heroine of her romantic saga 'Reap the Wild Wind' (1940), about the wreckers in and around Key West, Florida in the 1840s, which Cecil B. DeMille adapted into a popular film starring Paulette Goddard and John Wayne (1942).... [more]
LOXIAS m Greek Mythology
Greek “the obscure”.... [more]
LOXLEY m & f English
Transferred use of the surname Loxley.
LOXO f Greek Mythology
The name of one of the Hyperborian nymphs who accompanied Artemis. The name is ultimately derived from the word λοξος (loxos) meaning "slant, trajectory".
LOY m American
Transferred use of the surname Loy.
LOYAL m & f English (Puritan)
From the English word "loyal" meaning "firm in allegiance, faithful, to a person, cause, or institution". From the Old French loial, leal, from the Latin lēgālis 'legal, law'.
LOYALTY f & m English (Puritan)
From the English word "loyalty" meaning "the state of being loyal".
LOYCE f English
Variant of Lois.
LOYOLA f Spanish
Derived from the surname or place name Loyola. Used in honour of Saint Ignatius of Loyola ˙(c. October 23, 1491 – July 31, 1556) a Spanish Basque priest and theologian, who founded the religious order called the Society of Jesus (Jesuits).
LOŸS m Medieval French
Medieval variant of Louis.
LOYS m Gascon
Gascon form of Louis.
LOYSSE f Medieval French
Medieval French variant of Louise.
LOZEN f Apache
Legendary warrior of the Apache.
LOZIMA f Uzbek
Derived from Uzbek lozim meaning "necessary".
LOZORIUS m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Lazarus.
LU f & m English (Rare)
Variant of Lou, used as a short form of Lucy and other names that begin with Lu.
LUʹǨǨ m Sami (Skolt)
Skolt Sami form of Luukas.
LU f Vietnamese
Diminutive of Mi-lu.
LU f & m Chinese
From Chinese 吕 () meaning "musical note".
m & f Chinese
Lù (鹿) means "deer" in Chinese, usually used in the given name XiăoLù (小鹿).... [more]
LÚA f Galician (Rare)
Means "moon" in Galician.
LUA f Roman Mythology
Lua was a Roman goddess who expiated blood shed in battle and to whom soldiers sacrificed captured weapons.... [more]
LUÃ m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Maybe invented, coined in Brasil influenced by the Portuguese word luã meaning "moon".
LUALHATI f Filipino, Tagalog
Derived from Tagalog luwalhati meaning "glory".
LUÂN m Vietnamese
Means "ethics" in Vietnamese.
LUAN m Albanian
Albanian form of Leo.
LUAN f Chinese
Means "bells" in Chinese.
LUAN m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Means "moon" in Portuguese.
LUAN f English
Variant of Luann.
LUANA f Albanian
Feminine form of Luan.
LUANDA f Brazilian
From a Bantu word meaning "melody."
LUANE f Danish
Variant of Luanne.
LUARNA f English (Australian, Modern, Rare)
Variant of Luana reflecting the Australian pronunciation.
LUAY m Arabic
At the moment, the meaning of this Arabic given name is unknown to me. I have come across sources that claim that the name means "strong" or "shield", but I cannot verify those meanings as of yet.
LUB m West Frisian
Short form of Lubbe.
LUBANGA m African Mythology
A god of good health of the Bunyoro People of Uganda.
LUBANZI m South African, Xhosa
Means "upper layer, flat and clear surface" (usually directed or linked to the love parents have for the child).
LUBART m Polish (Rare, Archaic)
Probably a form of Leonard. In use since the middle ages. There is also a theory that it is a Lithuanian name, originating from Lithuanian element ljauti meaning "to end", "to finish", "to complete", "to terminate", "to conclude", "to wind up", "to closure", "to clinch", "to cease", "to stand", "to leave off", and barti - "to call down", "to rout", "to grapple".
LUBB m Medieval Arabic (Moorish)
Moorish adoption of Lope.
LÜBBE m Low German
Low German form of Liutbert.
LUBBE m West Frisian, East Frisian
Frisian short form of names whose first element was derived from laifa (see Bernlef), liut (see Liutgar) or liub (see Liubwin). Also, the second element of those names started with a "b", e.g. Liutbert and Liutbrand.
LUBBERTA f West Frisian, Dutch
Feminine form of Lubbert.
LUBCZYK m Polish (Rare)
Diminutive of Lubomir. At the same time it is the Polish name for lovage.
LUBECA f German
Allegoric personification of the German city Lübeck. Very rarely used as a given name.
LUBERTA f English
Variant of Lubberta.
LUBIN m French
French variant of LEOBIN or LUBIN.
LUBINA f Sorbian
Derived from Proto-Germanic *leubh- or *lubh- "to like; to love; to desire; love". Lubina Hajduk-Veljkovićowa (German: Lubina Hajduk-Veljković), born 1976, is a Sorbian writer and translator.
LUBITIATA f Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish lubitiata, itself the past participle of lubi- "to love".
LUBKE f West Frisian
Feminine form of Lubbe, where the diminutive suffix ke has been added to the name.
LUBODROG m Polish (Rare, Archaic)
From Slavic elements lub "pleasant", "beloved", "darling" and drog "dear", "expensive".
ĽUBOMÍRA f Slovak
Slovak cognate of Lyubomira and Ljubomira.
LUBOMÍRA f Czech
Feminine form of Lubomír.
LUBOMIRA f Polish, Bulgarian
Feminine form of Lubomir.
LUBOMYSŁ m Polish
Derived from Slavic lyub "love" combined with Polish myśl "thought" (which is ultimately derived from Proto-Slavic mysliti "to think").
ĽUBOR m Slovak
Slovak form of Lubor.
LUBOR m Czech
Allegedly derived from the Old Slavic name element lub "delightful, pleasurable".
ĽUBOSLAV m Slovak
Newer coinage derived from the Slavic name elements lyuby "love" and slava "glory".
LUBOSŁAW m Polish
Derived from Slavic lyub "love" combined with Slavic slav "glory".
LUBOSŁAWA f Polish
Feminine form of Lubosław.
LUBOV f Russian, Bulgarian, Ukrainian
Variant transcription of Lyubov.
ĻUBOVA f Latvian
Latvian form of Lubov.
LUBOWID m Polish (Rare)
From the Slavic lubo "pleasant", "beloved", "darling" and wid "to see", or possibly from widz "servant", "minion", "serf", "messenger", "commissionaire".
LUC f & m English (Rare)
Diminutive of Lucy and Lucille. See also Luce.
ŁUCA m Venetian
Venetian form of Luke.
LUCÀ m Catalan
Catalan form of Lucan.
LUCAIN m French (Rare)
French form of Lucanus (see Lucan).
LUČANO m Slovene
Slovene form of Luciano.
LUCANO m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Lucanus (see Lucan).
LUCASA f English (Rare)
A feminine form of LUCAS.
LUCCA m & f English (Modern, Rare)
Transferred use of the Italian surname Lucca. The use of Lucca is probably influenced by the similar looking and sounding Luca.
LUCCIA f Italian
Form of Lucia.
LUCCIANO m Italian
Alternative form of Luciano.
LUCCOCK m Medieval English
Diminutive of Luke.
LUCË m Albanian
Albanian form of Luca (1).
LUCÉLIA f Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of Lucilia. A known bearer of this name is the Brazilian actress Lucélia Santos (b. 1957).
LUCÉLIO m Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of Lucilio.
LUCELIR f & m Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Probably a combination of Lucélia with a name that ends in -ir, such as Ademir and Almir (1).
LUCELLA f Italian (Rare), Dutch (Rare)
Diminutive of Luce and Lucia, as -ella is an Italian feminine diminutive suffix. Also compare Lucetta and the similar-looking name Luisella.... [more]
LUCELLE f French (Rare)
Diminutive of Lucie, as -elle is a French feminine diminutive suffix. Also compare Lucette.... [more]
LUCENCE f French (Archaic)
French form of Lucentia, which is the feminine form of Lucentius.... [more]
LUCENTIO m Theatre
Possibly the Italian form of Lucentius. This was used by Shakespeare for one of the romantic male leads in his play 'The Taming of the Shrew' (1593).
LUCENTIUS m Late Roman
Derived from Latin lucens meaning "shining", which makes this name etymologically related to Lucius.... [more]
LUCERITO f & m Spanish
Diminutive of Lucero.
LUCERO f Spanish
Derivative of Luz. The Spanish word lucero has a variety of meanings including "luminary (light-giving body)", "morning star", "evening star" and "star or blaze marking on a horse". It is also used as a diminutive of the feminine compound name María de la Luz.... [more]
LUCESA f Italian (Archaic)
Of uncertain origin and meaning. Current theories include a derivation from the name of the Tuscan town of Lucca, giving Lucesa and its variants the meaning "(woman) from Lucca".
LÜCHA m Romansh
Romansh form of Lucas, traditionally found in the Engadine valley in southeast Switzerland.
LUCHA f Spanish
Generally a nickname, means "struggle"
LUCHIA f English (Rare)
A phonetic variant of Lucia intending to reflect the Italian pronunciation of Lucia.
LUCHIA f Sardinian
Sardinian variant of Luxia.
LUCHINO m Italian
Diminutive of Luca.
LUCHIYA f Bulgarian, Russian
Bulgarian and Russian form of Lucia.
LUCI f English (Rare), Spanish, Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Variant spelling of Lucy or a short form of Lucia or Lucinda.
LÚCÍA f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Lucia.
LUCIAAN m Dutch
Dutch form of Lucianus.
LÚCIAH f Brazilian (Rare)
Brazilian variant of Lucia.
LUCIÁN m Czech (Rare), Slovak, Hungarian
Hungarian, Czech and Slovak form of Lucian.
LUCIANNE f English
Variant of Lucyann.
LUČIANO m Croatian (Rare)
Croatian form of Luciano.
LUCIBEL f Spanish (Latin American), Portuguese (Brazilian)
Combination of Lucía (Spanish) or Lúcia (Portuguese) with Isabel.
LUCÍDIA f Portuguese (Rare)
Portuguese form of Lucidia.
LUCÍDIO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Lucidius. Known bearers of this name include the Portuguese count Lucídio Vimaranes (died in 922 AD) and the Brazilian doctor and politician Lucídio Portela Nunes (1922-2015).
LUCIDIO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Lucidius. A known bearer of this name was the Italian soccer player Lucidio Sentimenti (1920-2014).
LUCIDIUS m Late Roman
Variant form of Lucidus. This name was borne by saint Lucidius of Verona, whose feast day is on April 26th.
LUCIDO m Italian (Archaic)
Italian form of Lucidus. A known bearer of this name was Lucido Parocchi (1833-1903), an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.
LUCIDUS m Late Roman
Derived from the Latin adjective lucidus meaning "clear, bright, shining". This name was borne by the 10th-century saint Lucidus of Aquara.
LUCIE f English
Variant of Lucy.
LUCIEL m Popular Culture
This is the baptismal name of the fictional character Saeyoung Choi (also known as 707) from the hit Korean app "Mystic Messenger". The cheritz company says that he got his baptismal name from Lucifer (Satan) with intentions of having a life that will not end up as a fallen angel.
LUCIEL m English, Popular Culture
Means "Light of God" or "God's Light".... [more]
LUCIELLA f Italian (Rare)
Variant form of both Lucella and Lucilla, which might possibly have been inspired by the Italian word cielo meaning "sky, heaven".
LUCIËLLE f Dutch (Rare)
Dutch spelling of Lucielle.
LUCIELLE f French (Rare)
Variant form of both Lucelle and Lucille, which was probably inspired by either traditional feminine names that end in -ielle (such as Danielle and Gabrielle) or by the French word ciel meaning "sky, heaven".
LÚCIFER m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Lucifer.
LUCIFERA f Literature
Feminized form of Lucifer used by Edmund Spenser in his epic poem 'The Faerie Queene' (1590), where it belonged to the Queen of the House of Pride, whose counselors were the Seven Deadly Sins. It was also the name of a character in a series of Italian comics published from 1971 to 1980.
LUCIFERO m Italian (Rare)
Italian form of Lucifer. Known bearers of this name include the Italian writer and poet Lucifero Martini (1916-2001) and the medieval Italian bishop Lucifero di Cagliari (known in English as Lucifer of Cagliari), who is venerated as a saint in Sardinia.
LUCIFERS m Latvian
Latvian form of Lucifer.
LUCIGNOLO m Popular Culture, Literature
A fictional character who appears in Carlo Collodi's book The Adventures of Pinocchio and in Pinocchio, a 2002 Italian fantasy comedy-drama film directed by and starring Roberto Benigni.
LUĊIJA f Maltese
Maltese form of Lucia.
LUCIJANA f Croatian
Croatian form of Luciana.
LUCIJANO m Croatian
Croatian spelling of Luciano.
LUCIJE m Croatian
Croatian form of Lucius.
LŪCIJS m Latvian
Latvian form of Lucius.
LUCIJUS m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Lucius.
LUCILIAN m English
English form of Lucilianus.
LUCILIANO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Lucilianus.
LUCILIANUS m Late Roman
Roman cognomen which was derived from the Roman nomen gentile Lucilius. Bearers of this name were Egnatius Lucilianus, a governor of Britannia Inferior (between AD 238 and 244) and Claudius Lucilianus, a Roman prefect from the 2nd century AD.
LUCILIEN m French
French form of Lucilian.
LUCÍLIO m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Lucilio.
LUCILLIUS m Ancient Roman
Variant spelling of Lucilius. This name was borne by a satirical poet who lived under the Roman emperor Nero in the first century AD.
LUCILLO m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Lucillus.
LUCILLUS m Ancient Roman
Derived from Lucius (or in other words, this is the masculine form of Lucilla).
LUCIMAR f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Combination of Lúcia and Maria. A famous bearer is Brazilian athlete Lucimar Aparecida de Moura.
LUCIMARA f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Perhaps a combination of Lucy and Mara. Notable bearer is Brazilian track and field runner Lucimara da Silva
LUCIN m French (Rare)
French form of Lucinus.
LUCINDY f English
Variant of Lucinda.
LUCINE f French (Rare)
French form of Lucina.
LUCINHA f Portuguese
Diminutive of Lucia.
LUCINO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Lucinus.
LUCINUS m Ancient Roman
Masculine form of Lucina. This name is not to be confused with Licinius and Luscinus.
LUCÍOLA f Portuguese
Portuguese form of Luciola.
LUCIOLA f Ancient Roman
Diminutive of Lucia, as -ola is a Latin feminine diminutive suffix. In other words: this given name is the feminine equivalent of Luciolus.
LUCIOLE f French (Rare)
French form of Luciola. It should be noted that luciole is also the French word for "firefly".... [more]
LUCIOLUS m Ancient Roman
Diminutive of Lucius, as -olus is a Latin masculine diminutive suffix.... [more]
LUCIOUS f & m English
Variant of Lucius.
LUCITA f Spanish
Diminutive of Lucía.
LUCIU m Sicilian
Sicilian form of Lucius.
LUÇJA f Albanian
Albanian form of Lucia.
ŁUCJÔ f Kashubian
Kashubian form of Lucia.
LUCJOLA f Polish (Rare)
Polish form of Luciola.
LUCJUSZCZYK m Polish
Diminutive of Lucjusz.
LUCJUSZECZEK m Polish
Diminutive of Lucjusz.