Submitted Names Starting with L

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LUNJA f Berber (Rare)
Lunja stands for a fairytale princess.
LUNLUMO f Esperanto
Means "moonlight" in Esperanto.
LUNO m Spanish
Masculine form of Luna.
LUNZI m German (Swiss)
Swiss German form of Leontius, of chiefly historical usage, as well as a general name for a person in various children's rhymes.
LUO f Chinese
A Chinese name. A famous bearer is Luo Zilin (commonly known in English as Roseline), is a Chinese fashion model and beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss Universe China in July 2011. She represented China in the Miss Universe 2011 Pageant in São Paulo, Brazil, and placed as the 4th Runner Up... [more]
LUONNOTAR f Finnish Mythology
Derived from Finnish luonto meaning "nature". In the Kalevala this is another name for Ilmatar.
LUONTO m & f Finnish
Means "nature, wildlife, scenery, outdoors" in Finnish.
LUPA f Ancient Roman
The name of an ancient Roman Wolf Goddess who has a similar name as lupus, meaning 'wolf' in Latin
LUPAMBULUS m Medieval German (Latinized, Rare, Archaic)
Medieval Latin translation of Wolfgang, derived from Latin lupus "wolf" and ambulare "to walk".
LUPATUS m Late Roman
Derivative of Latin lupus, meaning "wolf".
LUPE f Hawaiian
from Ruby
LUPERCO m Italian
Italian form of Lupercus.
LUPERCUS m Roman Mythology Ancient Roman
Personal name from Medieval Latin “lŭpus”, meaning “wolf”. Lupercus in Roman mythology was considered a pastoral deity invoked to protect the fertility. In his honor were celebrated on February 15, in a cave on the Palatine Hill... [more]
LUPERKUS m Polish
Polish form of Lupercus.
LUPHELO m Xhosa
Means "the end" in Xhosa.
LUPHUMLO m Xhosa
Means "rest" in Xhosa.
LUPICIN m French
French form of Lupicinus.
LUPICÍNIO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Lupicinio. A bearer of this name was Brazilian composer Lupicínio Rodrigues (1914-1974).
LUPICINIO m Spanish
Variant form of Lupicino.
LUPICINO m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Lupicinus.
LUPICINUS m Late Roman
Derived from Latin lupus "wolf". A known bearer of this name was Lupicinus of Lyon, a saint from the 5th century AD.
LUPILLA f Spanish
Diminutive of Guadalupe.
LUPILLO m Spanish
Diminutive of Guadalupe.
LUPIN m & f English (Rare)
Derived from Latin lupinus "of a wolf". ... [more]
LUPINA f Spanish (Mexican)
In most cases, a diminutive of Guadalupe. ... [more]
LUPINE f English
Variant of Lupin.
LUPINEX m Popular Culture
Based on Latin lupinus meaning "of the wolf" (see Loup). This is the name of a werewolf in the Japanese manga series Beyblade, written and illustrated by Takao Aoki.
LUPITO m Spanish
Diminutive of Guadalupe.
LUPY f Literature
A character from The Borrowers, a book by Mary Norton, possibly a variant of Russian Lyuba.
LUQA m Arabic
Variant transcription of Louqa.
LUQMAN m Arabic, Malay, Indonesian, Urdu
From the name of the 31st surah (chapter) of the Qur'an, which was named after a figure who was mentioned several times in Islamic scripture. His name has been theorised by some to mean "wise" (possibly in reference to his position as a wise man or sage), though it may actually possess Sanskrit roots with similar origins to the names Lakshmana or Lakshmi... [more]
LUQMONOY f Uzbek
Derived from Uzbek luqmon meaning "sage" or in honour of Luqmon or Luqmoni hakim, a sage regarded as the father of medicine, followed by oy meaning "moon".
LUR f Basque Mythology
Means "earth" in Basque.... [more]
LURA f American
Either a vernacular variant of Laura or a short form of Lurline (itself a variant of Lorelei).
LURAM m Mormon
Nephite soldier, one of three "choice men" (Moroni 9) slain in battle (c. AD 375)
LURAN m & f Chinese
Combination of the names Lu and Ran.
LURANA f American
Probably a variant of Lorena. Borne by Lurana W. Sheldon (1862-1945), author and newspaper editor who fought for women's legal right to vote in the US.
LURAY f English (American, Rare, ?)
Of unknown origin and meaning, though it could mean "bringer of light". This name is very rare, with only 0.0008% of people in the United States that bear this name. Just west of Luray, Virginia, there's a huge underground cave that's a popular tourist attraction called Luray Caverns.
LURCH m Popular Culture
This was the name of the butler on The Addams Family. A lurch is a sudden, uncontrolled movement.
LURCHI m Popular Culture
Lurchi started is life as a mascot of the German shoe selling company Salamander. He is the hero of more than 100 adventures in the series 'Luchis Abenteuer' ("Lurchi's adventures") distributed as booklets to children buying shoes... [more]
LURDA f Basque, Croatian, Lithuanian
Basque, Croatian and Lithuanian form of Lourdes.
LURENA f English
Either an elaboration of Lura or a variant of Lorena.
LURENZU m Corsican
Corsican form of Laurence.
LURIAN f & m Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Portuguese variant of the names Lauriano and Lauriana, from the english name Lorraine.
LURIANA f Albanian, Literature
Apparently derived from Lura (or Lurë), the name of a mountain in Albania. (Alternatively, it may be related to lurtimë meaning "flattery, cajolery, adulation, caress".)... [more]
LURILLA f American (Rare, Archaic)
Possibly an elaboration of Lura by way of combining it with the name suffix -illa.
LURINTG m Romansh
Romansh form of Laurence, traditionally found in central Grisons.
LURLEEN f American
Variant of Lurline.
LURLINE f English
English poetic variant of Lorelei. This name was used in an English-language opera based on the Lorelei legends, William Vincent Wallace's 'Lurline' (1860), where it belongs to a nymph of the Rhine River.
LURRA f Basque Mythology
Variant of Lur. A feminine, positive entity that relates to fecundity. Unlimited in all directions, she includes the stars, moon and sun inside her borders. The Earth is alive: she gives birth to the mountains, that grow and rise towards the sky, whilst other places subside... [more]
LURRIE m English
Famous namesake is Lurrie Bell, a blues musician.
LURTZ m Popular Culture
This is the name of an original character in Peter Jackson's film adaptation of J. R. R. Tolkien's 'The Lord of the Rings', created by Jackson or his co-writers from the style of Tolkien's Orkish language... [more]
LÛSA f Greenlandic
Variant of Rûsa.
LUSA f Inuit, Literature
Used by Erin Hunter in the Seekers series of novels. It means, "Midnight".
LUSAMINE f Popular Culture
Derived from the name of the balsamine plant, influenced by the Japanese transcription of the name. This is the name of a character from the video games Pokemon Sun and Moon. Lusamine is the president of the Aether Foundation and the game's main antagonist.
LUSCHA f Dutch
Dutch variant of Lusja.
LUSCIA f Various
Variant of Lucia.
LUSCINDA f Spanish
An elaboration of LUCIA created by Cervantes for his novel 'Don Quixote' (1605). It was subsequently used by Molière in his play 'The Doctor in Spite of Himself' (1666).
LUSCINIA f English (Rare), Spanish (Latin American, Rare), Italian (Rare), Roman Mythology
Derived from Latin luscinia "nightingale". This was an epithet of the Roman goddess Minerva. As an English name, it has been used sparingly since the 19th century.
LUSCINUS m Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen which was derived from Latin luscinus meaning "one-eyed", which itself is ultimately derived from the Latin adjective luscus meaning "one-eyed, half blind" (see Luscus)... [more]
LUSCIOUS f & m African American (Rare)
Either a variant of Lucius or else directly form the English word Luscious "Sweet; delicious; very grateful to the taste; toothsome; excessively sweet or rich".
LUSCRISTA f Obscure
Probably a combination of Luz and Cristina.
LUSCUS m Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen which was derived from the Latin adjective luscus meaning "one-eyed, half blind".... [more]
LUSHANYA f Chickasaw
Possibly means "songbird" in Chickasaw, perhaps from the Chickasaw taloowa 'sing, chanter' and foshi 'bird'.... [more]
LUSHAWN f & m African American (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the prefix Lu- and Shawn.
LUSHCHA f Siberian, Khanty, Mansi
Khanty and Mansi form of Lyudmila.
LUSHI f Chinese
Combination of the names Lu and Shi, can be also a form of Lucy or Lucie.
LUSHOMO f & m Southern African
"Grace or mercy" (chisomo)
LUSI f Old Swedish, Swedish (Archaic)
Vernacular form of Lucia.
LÚSÍA f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Lucia.
LÜSÌA f Italian (Emilian-Romagnol)
Emilian-Romangnol form of Lucy
LÛSÎA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Lucia.
LUSIA f Breton, Faroese, Finnish, English (British, Rare)
Breton, Finnish and Faroese form and English variant of Lucia.
LUSIA f Polish
Usually a diminutive of names beginning with Lu- such as Lucyna, Lucja/Łucja or Ludmiła. It can also be used as a diminutive of almost any name containing the letter L, such as Alicja (via Alusia), Elżbieta (via Elusia) or Felicja (via Felusia) (see Lunia.
LUSIAN m Breton (Rare)
Breton form of Lucian.
LUSIANA f Breton (Rare, Archaic), English (Modern, Rare)
Breton feminine form of Lusian and English variant of Luciana.
LÚSINDA f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Lucinda.
LUSITA f Native American
Feminine form of Lusio.
LUSITANIA f English (Rare, Archaic), South American (Rare)
The etymology of this name is widely debated. However, the name may be of Celtic origin: Lus and Tanus, "tribe of Lusus", connecting the name with the personal Celtic name Luso and with the god Lugh.
LUSJA f Russian, German (Rare)
Variant transcription of Lusya.
LUSSA f Swedish (Archaic), Old Swedish
Dialectal variant of Lucia recorded in Jämtland.
LUSSE f Swedish (Archaic)
Vernacular form of Lucia.
LUSSI f Old Swedish
Probably from the Latin lux meaning "light". ... [more]
LUSTER m American (Rare, Archaic)
German-American name meaning "cheerful" due to the original German connotation of Lust- having a platonic meaning of "delight" or "joy".
LUSYA f Russian
Russian variant of Luchiya and diminutive of Lyudmila.
LÜSZI f Hungarian (Rare)
Hungarian form of Lucy.
LÚTA f Ancient Scandinavian
Perhaps related to Old Icelandic lúta "to lout, bow down; to kneel in Christian worship; to pay homage to".
LUTACI m Catalan
Catalan form of Lutatius.
LUTÁCIO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Lutatius.
LUTACIO m Spanish
Spanish form of Lutatius.
LUTACJUSZ m Polish
Polish form of Lutatius.
LUTALO m Ganda
Famous bearer is Lutalo Muhammad (born 1991) a British taekwondo athlete.
LUTANA f Indigenous Australian
Means "the moon" in the Palawa language of Tasmania. There is a suburb of Hobart with this name. A famous namesake is Lutana Spotswood, a language worker who gave a eulogy in Palawa at the funeral of a Tasmanian premier.
LUTANYA f African American (Rare)
Combination of the prefix Lu combined with the name Tanya.
LUTATIUS m Ancient Roman
From the Roman nomen gentile Lutatius, which is also found spelled as Luctatius. Its etymology is a little bit uncertain, but it is probably derived from the Latin noun luctatio meaning "a wrestling" as well as "struggle, contest, fight", which itself is ultimately derived from the Latin verb luctor meaning "to wrestle, to struggle, to fight"... [more]
LUTATSIY m Russian
Russian form of Lutatius.
LUTAZIO m Italian
Italian form of Lutatius.
LUTE m English (Rare)
Diminutive of Luther.
LUTÈCE f French (Modern, Rare)
From the French name of the Gallic city Lutetia, now known as Paris, the capital of France. The etymology of Lutetia is unclear though. It was referred to as Λουκοτοκία (Loukotokía) by Strabon and Λευκοτεκία (Leukotekía) by Ptolemeus... [more]
LUTECIA f Aragonese
Aragonese form of Letitia.
LUTENDO f & m African
Means: Faith... [more]
LÚTER m Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic variant of Luther.
LUTERO m Spanish (Rare), Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Luther.
LUTESSA f English (Rare, Modern), Popular Culture
Lex Luthor's half sister in the TV show Smallville. Called 'Tess' for short.
LUTFRYD m Polish (Rare)
From the Germanic element leudi "people", "folks", "domestics", "dependents", "folk", "commons", "members of popular assembly" and fritu "friendship", "amity", "peace", "calm", "tranquility", "quiet", "calmness", "serenity", "stillness", "quietude", "placidity", "imperturbability"... [more]
LÜTFULLAH m Turkish
Turkish form of Lutfullah.
LUTFULLAH m Arabic, Urdu, Pashto
Means "kindness of Allah", from Arabic لُطْف (luṭf) meaning "kindness, gentleness" and الله (Allah).
LUTFULLO m Tajik, Uzbek
Tajik and Uzbek form of Lutfullah.
LUTGARDE f Dutch
Dutch form of Luitgard.
LUTGER m Dutch
Dutch form of Ludger.
LUTHAIS m Scottish Gaelic
Gaelic form of Louis.
LUTHANDO m & f Southern African, Xhosa
Means "it's love" in Xhosa.
LÚTHER m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Luther.
LUTHFI m Indonesian
Indonesian form of Lutfi.
LUTHFIAH f Indonesian
Indonesian form of Lutfia.
LUTHFIYAH f Indonesian
Indonesian form of Lutfia.
LÚTHIEN f Literature
Means "enchantress" in the Sindarin dialect of Doriath (Sindarin luithien). This was the real name of Tinúviel in J. R. R. Tolkien's novels.
LUÐINN m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse variant of Loðinn.
LÚÐVÍKA f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Ludwiga.
LUTIA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Lydia.
LUTIE f English (Rare)
Possibly a feminine form of Luther (compare Lute) or a variant of Ludie.
LUTINA f Dutch
Perhaps from a Germanic name beginning with the element hlud "fame".
LUTINE f French (Rare), Dutch
The name of a type of female imp in French folklore, by extension meaning "the tormentress", derived from nuiton (probably altered to resemble luitier "to fight"), from netun (influenced by nuit "night"), itself ultimately from Neptune... [more]
LÛTIVIK m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Ludwig.
LÜTJE m Low German (Rare, Archaic)
Low German diminutive of Lude. It phonetically coincides with Low German lüttje "small; little" and Lüttje "the small one; the little one".
LÜTJEN m Dutch
Dutch variant of Lütje.
LUTKA f English (Rare), Polish
As a Polish name it comes from the word lutka meaning ''doll, puppet'', often used as a nickname or a pet form.
LÛTO m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Ludo.
LUTOBOR m Polish
The first element of this name is derived from Slavic lut "fierce, severe, cruel, wild" and is etymologically related to Luty, the Polish name for the month of February (which is so named because of the fierce cold and frost during that time of year)... [more]
LUTOGNIEW m Polish
The first element of this name is derived from Slavic lut "fierce, severe, cruel, wild" and is etymologically related to Luty, the Polish name for the month of February (which is so named because of the fierce cold and frost during that time of year)... [more]
LUTOMIR m Polish
The first element of this name is derived from Slavic lut "fierce, severe, cruel, wild" and is etymologically related to Luty, the Polish name for the month of February (which is so named because of the fierce cold and frost during that time of year)... [more]
LUTOSŁAW m Polish
The first element of this name is derived from Slavic lut "fierce, severe, cruel, wild" and is etymologically related to Luty, the Polish name for the month of February (which is so named because of the fierce cold and frost during that time of year)... [more]
LUTOSŁAWA f Polish
Feminine form of Lutosław.
LUTPULLA m Uyghur
Uyghur form of Lutfullah.
LUTRICIA f English
Possibly a variant of Latricia, a blend of the popular prefix La and Patricia.
LUTRUD f Medieval German
Formed from the Germanic name elements HLOD "fame" or LIUT "people" and TRUD "strength"
LUTSE m Greenlandic
Possibly a Greenlandic form of Lothar.
LUTSEIA f Medieval Baltic
Variant of Liucija, recorded in 15th-century Lithuania.
LÜTSIÄ f Tartar
Derived from revolütsiä meaning "revolution".
LUTSÎA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Lydia.
LUTSIA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Lydia.
LUTSILLA f Russian
Russian form of Lucilla. Also compare Lukilla and Lyutsilla.
LUTSIN m Russian (Rare)
Russian form of Lucinus. Also compare Lukin.
LUTSINA f Russian
Russian form of Lucina. Also compare Lukina and Lyutsina.
LUTSIY m Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of Lucius. Also compare Lukiy and Lyutsiy.
LUTSIYA f Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of Lucia. Also compare Lukiya and Lyutsiya.
LUTUMAROS m Gaulish
Derived from the Proto-Celtic elements *lūtu "anger, power" and *māros "great".
LUTUŚ m Polish
Diminutive of Lucjan, Lucjusz or names beginning or containing lut-.
LUUC m Dutch (Rare)
Variant of Luuk.
LUUI m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Louis.
LUUISSI m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Lûíse.
LUʻUKIA f Polynesian Mythology, Hawaiian (Rare)
Name of A legendary chiefess, sister of Kāwelu, daughter or wife of ʻOlopana.
LUULI f Estonian
Variant of Luule.
LUUMU f & m Finnish
Means "plum" in Finnish.
LUUSIA f Finnish (Rare)
Rare Finnish variant of Lusia.
LUUSIIA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Lûsîa.
LUUTIVIK m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Lûtivik.
LUUTSI m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Lutse.
LUUTSIA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Lutsia.
LUUTSIIA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Lutsîa.
LUUTSIVIK m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Lutsivik.
LUUTU m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Lûto.
LUUVI f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Lûve.
LUV f Hmong
Means "sparrow" in Hmong.
LÛVE f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Lovi.
LUVENA f English, Indian
As far as the English name is concerned, Luvena might be a contracted form of Luvenia.
LUVIISSÁ f Sami
Sami form of Lovisa.
LÚVÍSA f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Lovisa.
LÛVÎSA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Lovisa.
LUWE m West Frisian
Variant of Leeuwe.
LÜWI m Alsatian (Archaic)
Alsatian form of Louis.
LUWI m & f Lunda
Means "mercy, kindness" in Lunda.
LUWU m Chinese Mythology, Far Eastern Mythology
The name of a deity found in the Shanhaijing (山海经), or Classic of Mountains and Seas. It has the face of a human, the body of a tiger and nine tails. It acts as a groundskeeper for the supreme heavenly god Di, watching over his gardens on Mount Kunlun as well as the Nine Domains of Heaven.
LUX m German (Rare, Archaic), Alsatian (Archaic), Medieval German
Medieval German short form and Alsatian vernacular form of Lukas.
LUXA f Literature
The name of a young queen in 'The Underland Chronicles' by Suzanne Collins. Probably a feminized version of Lux.
LUXANA f Indian (Rare), South American (Rare)
Probably a variant of Lakshana or a combination of Lux and Ana.
LUXIA f Basque (Modern, Rare), Sardinian (Archaic)
Basque and Sardinian form of Lucia.
LUXON m South African
Transferred use of the surname Luxon.
LUXOVIUS m Celtic Mythology
The Gaulish god of the waters of Luxeuil. Consort of Bricta.
LUXX m & f English, English (American)
Variant of Lux. This name was given to 8 boys in 2018.
LUYAN f & m Chinese
Combination of Lu and Yan (2).
LUYINDAMA m Kongo
Also congolese footballer Christian Luyindama.
LUYT m Medieval Dutch
Medieval Dutch short form of names whose first element is derived from Old High German liut "people" or Old High German hlûd "famous", such as Liutbrand and Luderik. Also compare Loet and Lude.
LUZ f & m Hebrew (Rare)
Means "hazelnut" in Hebrew. It is another name for the town of Bethel in the Bible.
LUZEI f Upper German (Archaic)
Old Upper German variant of Lucia.
LUZETTE f Dutch, English
Possibly an elaboration of Lucy using the French diminutive ending -ette.
LUZGIN m Nivkh
From lud meaning "to sing".
LUZI f German
Variant of Luzie.
LUZIAN m German
German form of Lucian.
LUZIANA f Basque (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
One of the Basque forms of Luciana. (See also Lukene).
LUZIAS m Alsatian
Alsatian form of Lucifer.
LUZIE f German (Rare)
German variant of Lucie and Luzia.
LUZIFER m German (Rare)
German form of Lucifer.... [more]
LUZILLA f German (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
A German and Swedish form of Lucilla.
LUZIO m Medieval Italian
Medieval Italian variant form of Lucio. A known bearer of this name was the Italian painter Luzio Luzi, who lived in the 16th century AD.
LUZIUS m German (Swiss), German
Variant spelling of Lucius.
LUZMA f Spanish (Latin American)
Likely a contraction of Luz and María.... [more]
LUZMARIA f Spanish
Combination of Luz and Maria.
LUZMILA f South American, Spanish (Latin American)
Alteration of Ludmila (perhaps via Ludźmiła), apparently influenced by Spanish luz "light" (see Luz). It is borne by Bolivian folk singer Luzmila Carpio (1954-).
LUZVIMINDA f Filipino
Derived from the first letters of Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao, which are the names of the three main island groups of the Philippines.
LUZVIMINDO m Filipino
Masculine form of Luzviminda.
LUZZASCO m Medieval Italian
Probably a combination of Luzzio (which is a variant spelling of Luzio) with Vasco. Compare other Italian combined names, such as Giancarlo and Pierluigi. A known bearer of this name was the Italian composer and organist Luzzasco Luzzaschi (c... [more]
LWANDLE f & m Tsonga, Zulu
Means "ocean" in Zulu and Tsonga.
LWANDO m Southern African
Transferred use of the surname Lwando.
LWAXANA f Popular Culture (Rare)
Lwaxana Troi is a Star Trek character, mother of Star Trek: The Next Generation character Deanna Troi.
LWAZI m South African, Zulu
Means "knowledge" in Zulu.
LWIĠI m Maltese (Rare)
Maltese form of Luigi (see Louis).
LWSIFFER m Welsh
Welsh form of Lucifer.
LY f & m English (Rare)
Short form of Lyra, Lyle and other name containing the same sound
f Vietnamese
Means "lion" in Vietnamese.
f Faroese
Directly taken from Faroese "to glimmer".
LYAH f French
Variant of Lia.
LYAILIM f Kazakh
Kazakh elaboration of Layla.
LYALYA f Tatar, Bashkir
Tatar and Bashkir form of Laleh.
LYANN f American
Variant of Leann.
LYANNA f English
Variant of Liana or Leanna. This name was given to 44 girls born in the USA in 2010.
LYAVANTI m Chuvash
Chuvash form of Leontiy.
LYAZZAT f & m Kazakh
Derived from Arabic لَذِيذ (laḏīḏ) meaning "sweet, pleasant, beautiful".
LYBA f Pakistani
Means a "Flower"
LYCAETHUS m Greek Mythology
Ancient Greek masculine name derived from λύκος (lýkos) meaning "wolf" and an unknown second element.
LYCAN m Popular Culture
Derived from the ability of man to turn into a wolf (lycanthropy which comes from the Greek words lycos ("wolf") and anthropos ("human being"). It means "wolf". Made famous by the Underworld films.... [more]
LYCARÈTE m French
French form of Lycaretus.
LYCARETUS m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Lykaretos. This name was borne by a governor of Lemnos, who lived in the 6th century BC.
LYCARION m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Lykarion. This name was borne by an obscure saint who was martyred in Egypt together with the virgin saints Martha and Mary.
LYCASTE f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Λυκαστη (Lykaste), which is of unknown meaning. This was the name of several characters in Greek mythology, including a woman of Lemnos who slew her twin brother Cydimus.
LYCIA f English (Anglicized, Rare)
From Latin Lycia, from Ancient Greek Λυκία (Lukia), possibly derived from the Ancient Greek λύκος (lukos) "wolf". Lycia was an ancient region and Roman province in the southwest of Asia Minor, between Caria and Pamphylia.
LYCIDAS m Ancient Greek, Literature
Means "son of the wolf" from Ancient Greek element lýkos (λύκος) "wolf" and patronymic suffix ides (ιδης).... [more]
LYCIUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized), Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Lykios. This was an epithet of the Greek god Apollo. It was used by John Keats for the hero of his poem 'Lamia' (1819).
LYCKA f Swedish (Modern)
Directly taken from Swedish lycka "happiness; luck".
LYCKEL m West Frisian (Archaic)
Shorter form or variant of Lyckele, which originated in late medieval times (as is evident by the archaic -ck- spelling). The modern spelling and form of the name is Lykel.
LYCKELE m West Frisian (Rare)
West Frisian form of Nicolaas via the name Nyckele. This form came to be via a process called (consonant) assimilation, where the 'n' in the name assimilated with the following 'l'. An example of where something rather similar happened is the Swedish word nyckel "key", which ultimately comes from Old Norse lykill meaning "key".... [more]
LYCKLE m West Frisian (Rare)
Shorter form or variant of Lyckele, which originated in late medieval times (as is evident by the archaic -ck- spelling), but is still in use to this day - albeit rarely. The modern spelling of the name is Lykle... [more]
LYCOMÈDE m French
French form of Lycomedes.
LYCOMEDES m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology
Latinized form of Lykomedes. In Greek mythology, King Lycomedes of Scyros is the maternal grandfather of Neoptolemus.
LYCORIAS f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Λυκωριάς (Lykorias). In Greek myth this was the name of a sea-nymph, daughter of Nereus and Doris.
LYCORIS f Literature
Supposedly related to Greek λυκοφως (lykophos) "twilight" or λυκαυγές (lykauges) "morning twilight, dawn", derived from λυκος (lykos) "wolf" and αυγη (auge) "dawn, daylight"... [more]
LYCORUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Lykoros. In Greek mythology, Lycorus was a son of the god Apollo. A city was named Lycoreia in his honour.
LYCURGUE m French
French form of Lycurgus.
LYD f English (Modern)
Diminutive of Lydia.
LYDDA f Biblical Latin
A historical place in Biblical History. Placed in Israel