Submitted Names Starting with L

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LAKELYN f English (Modern, Rare)
Elaboration of Lake using the popular name suffix lyn.
LAKEN f & m English
Elaboration of Lake.
LAKENDRA f African American (Modern)
Elaboration of Kendra using the popular prefix La-.
LAKENDRICK m African American (Rare)
Elaboration of Kendrick with the popular prefix La-.
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
LAKHTA f Pashto
Means "earring" in Pashto.
LAKHUAR f Dungun
Means "December flower" in Dungun.
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.
LAKSONO m Indonesian, Javanese
Derived from Sanskrit लक्षण (lakṣaṇ) meaning "sign" or "attribute, quality, characteristic".
LAKYNE f English
Variant of Laken.
LALA f Romani
Directly taken from Romani lala "ruby; red; fiery".... [more]
LALÁ f Spanish, Portuguese
Diminutive of Laura.
LALƏ f Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Laleh.
LALAITH f Literature
Means "laughter" in Sindarin. In J.R.R. Tolkien's 'The Children of Húrin', this is the nickname of Urwen, daughter of Húrin.
LALAN f & m Indian
Meaning "Nurturing".
LALANA f African American (Modern)
Combination of the popular prefix la- with the name Lana.
LALANI f & m Various
Variant of Leilani.
LALAO f Malagasy
Means "joie-de-vivre" in Malagasy.
LĀLĀTŪNN f Balochi
Derived from lāl meaning "ruby" and (h)ātūnn meaning "lady".
LALAU m Portuguese
Diminutive of Nicolau.
LÄLE f Turkmen
Means "tulip" in Turkmen.
LALE f German
The name was popularized by the German singer and actress Lale Andersen, whose real name was Liese-Lotte Helene Berta Bunnenberg.
LALEA f Romanian
From the Romanian word lalea meaning 'tulip'.
LALELA f Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Laurel.
LĀLĒN f Balochi
Derived from lāl meaning "ruby".
LALEÑA f Popular Culture
Perhaps a contracted form of Lotte and Lenya. It was invented by Scottish singer-songwriter Donovan for the title character of a 1968 song, which was allegedly inspired by the Austrian actress Lotte Lenya (1898–1981).
LALERUH f Ottoman Turkish
From Persian lale meaning "tulip" combined with rukh meaning "cheeks, face".
LALEZAR f Ottoman Turkish
Either means "field of tulips" or "golden tulip", from Persian لاله (lâle) meaning "tulip" and زر (zar) "gold".
LALI f Catalan
Diminutive of Eulalia.
LALI f Hebrew
Means "for her and for me" in Hebrew.
LALIARI f Popular Culture
The name of a female Thermian in the movie Galaxy Quest.
LALIE f French
Diminutive of Eulalie.
LALITA f Spanish, Portuguese
Diminutive of Laura.
LALKA f Bulgarian
Variant of Lala.
LALLA f Berber
This name means "Lady"... [more]
LALLE m Finnish
Diminutive of Laurentius.
LALLI m Finnish
Of unclear origin, possibly a form of Lauri or an original Finnish name meaning 'big'. Mostly known through a mediaeval legend in which Lalli (a peasant) kills Bishop Henry.
LALONDE m Trinidadian Creole
Transferred use of the surname Lalonde.
LALUK f Balochi
Derived from lal meaning "ruby".
LALWEN f Literature
Means "laughing maiden" in Quenya. This is the mother-name of Írimë om Tolkien's legendarium.
LALZARI f Pashto
Derived from Pashto lal meaning "ruby" and zar meaning "gold".
LAM f Vietnamese
Means "jungle or dense forest", borrowed from Chinese 林 (lín (1)).
LAM m Dutch, German, West Frisian, East Frisian
Short form of names that have land for a first element, and of which the second element starts with a "b." The name Lambert is a good example of that.
LAMAH m Mormon
Nephite commander.
LAMAI f & m Thai
Means "to be sweet, to be soft" in Thai.
LAMAIA f African American (Rare)
Combination of the popular prefix La combined with the name Maia (1).
LAMAK m Sanskrit, Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali
" gallant ", "lover"
LƏMAN f Azerbaijani
Twinkling; sparkling
LAMAN m Mormon
The name of various Book of Mormon characters.
LAMANYA f African American (Rare)
Combination of the popular prefix La with Manya.
LAMAR f Arabic
"Liquid gold"
LAMARA f Georgian Mythology
Meaning unknown. Lamara was a Georgian goddess and named "eye of the earth".
LAMARCO m African American (Rare)
Combination of the popular prefix La and Marco.
LAMARCUS m African American
Combination of the popular prefix La and Marcus.
LAMARIA f Georgian Mythology
Variant transcription of Lamara(1). Lamaria is a goddess in Georgian mythology and a part of the Svan pantheon. She is the goddess of the hearth, cattle, and a protector of women, especially with matters of childbirth.
LAMARIA f African American (Rare)
Feminine version of Lamar or Lamario.
LAMARIO m African American (Rare)
Elaboration of Lamar, possibly influenced by Mario.
LAMAY f African American (Rare)
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name May.
LAMAYA f African American (Modern)
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name Maya.
LAMBERTA f Dutch, German, Polish, Italian
Feminine form of Lambert.
LAMBERTH m Swedish
Variant of Lambert.
LAMBERTINA f Dutch
Dutch extended form of Lamberta.
LAMBERTOS m Ancient Germanic (Hellenized)
Hellenized form of Lambertus (see Lambert).
LAMBERTUCCIO m Medieval Italian
Medieval Italian diminutive of Lamberto, as -uccio is an Italian masculine diminutive suffix.... [more]
LAMBIS m English (Australian)
A hypochoristic form of Charalampos.
LAMBRINI f Greek
Feminine form of Lambros, meaning "bright, shining, brilliant". It is also related to the Greek word Λαμπρή (Lambri), meaning "Easter".
LAMBROS m Greek
Alternate transcription of Greek Λαμπρος (see Lampros), derived from Greek λαμπρός (lampros) meaning "bright, shining, brilliant". This is also related to the Greek word Λαμπρή (Lampri) "Easter".
LÂM CUNG THÁNH MẪU f Far Eastern Mythology
The princess of the forest in Vietnamese mythology. Her name is derived from the Vietnamese reading of 林 (lâm) meaning "forest" 宮 (cung) meaning "palace, temple", 聖 (thánh) meaning "holy, sacred" and 母 (mẫu) meaning "mother".
LAMECK m African
Variant of Lamech.
LAMEIS f Arabic (Egyptian, Modern, Rare)
Lameis is a muslim Arabic name, it is commonly written as "Lamees". It means soft to touch and sometimes a gift from god. It is rare in countries like the US and the UK. Although known in the Middle East and Arab countries, it isn't used used that often either... [more]
LAMEK m Croatian (Rare)
Croatian form of Lamech.
LAMEKINS m Latvian (Archaic), Medieval Baltic
The name originates from a Curonian chief in the 13th century of the same name.
LAMELO m American (Latinized, Modern, Rare)
It was made by a outspoken man in California
LAMENT f English (Puritan)
Meaning, "a passionate expression of grief or sorrow." Referring to being sorry for sin. Name given to 'bastard' children.
LAMENTATIONS m English (Puritan)
Referring to having sorrow for sin. Name given to 'bastard' children.
LAMESSA m Oromo
It is spoken by the Oromo people in Ethiopia. The meaning of the name come from Lama; which means two. And Lamessa means "the second." It is a name given to a person that comes next to the first born: male or female in the family.
LAMI m Eastern African, Oromo
Means 'nation' in Oromo.
LAMIAA f Arabic (Egyptian), Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant transcription of Lamya (chiefly Egyptian and Moroccan).
LAMIAE f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant of Lamya (chiefly Moroccan).
LAMI'AH f Arabic
Variant transcription of Lamia (1).
LAMICHAEL m African American
Combination of the popular prefix La- with Michael.
LAMIN m African
Given to the first born boy in The Gambia
LAMINA f Basque Mythology
Derived from Basque lamia "(a sort of) nymph".... [more]
LAMINDE f Hausa
Etymology uncertain. Traditionally given to girls born on Thursdays.
LAMINE m Arabic (Maghrebi), Western African
Derived from Arabic الأمين (al-ʾamīn) meaning "the trusted one", in turn derived from أمين (ʾamīn) meaning "reliable, trustworthy".
LAMIR m African American (Rare)
Variant of Lamar, possibly influenced by names such as Jamir.
LAMIRA f American, Literature, Theatre
This name was used (possibly invented) by Jacobean-era dramatist John Fletcher for characters in his plays The Honest Man's Fortune (c.1613) and The Little French Lawyer (1647). It does not appear to have been used in England; it came into use in the early United States, occurring as early as the 1780s in New York, perhaps influenced by the similar-sounding name Almira.
LAMIYA f Arabic
Variant of Lamia (1) and / or Lamya.
LAMIYA f Arabic
Arabic form of Lamia (2).
LAMME m Dutch, West Frisian
Variant of Lam.
LAMON m English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Lamon.
LAMONA f African American (Rare)
Combination of the popular prefix La and Mona.
LAMONI m Mormon
Lamonite king converted by Ammon.
LAMONTE m African American (Modern)
From a surname which was a variant of the surname Lamont, used as a given name among African Americans (likely due to its sound, since it uses the popular prefix La and the onte suffix sound found in Deonte).
LAMONYA f African American (Rare)
Combination of the prefix La- and name Monya.
LAMORAK m Arthurian Romance
Possibly a coinage based on French l'amour "love". It has also been suggested that this is a corruption of the Welsh name Llywarch. This was the name of a Knight of the Round Table in some Arthurian romances, a son of King Pellinore and brother of Percival.
LAMORNA f Cornish, English (British, Rare)
From a Cornish place name of uncertain meaning, perhaps from lann "area around a church" combined with a contracted form of morlanow "high tide". It appears in the title of the folk song 'Way Down to Lamorna', as well as W. H. Davies' poem 'Lamorna Cove' (1929).
LAMPEDO f Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek λαμπάς (lampas) "a torch, beacon, sun". This was the name of an Amazonian queen in Greek mythology. A chapter is dedicated to Lampedo and her sister Marpesia in Boccaccio's 'On Famous Women' (1374).
LAMPETIA f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Λαμπετίη (Lampetiê), a derivative of λαμπετάω (lampetaô) "to shine". In Greek mythology Lampetia and her sister Phaethousa were two nymphs who pastured the sacred herds of the sun god Helios on the mythical island of Thrinakie, or Thrinacia.
LAMPI m & f Finnish (Rare)
Means "pond" in Finnish.
LAMPRINI f Greek
Feminine form of the name Lambros. Derived from the Greek word λάμπρος which means "bright", "brilliant", "shining", "radiant" or "illuminating" in Greek. It is also related to the world Lambri (Λαμπρή), meaning the Easter Sunday.
LAMPRUS m Greek Mythology
Ancient Greek masculine name meaning "shining, munificent".
LAMPUS m Greek Mythology
Ancient Greek masculine name meaning "to glitter, to shine".
LAMYAA f Arabic (Maghrebi), Arabic (Egyptian)
Variant of Lamya (chiefly Moroccan and Egyptian).
LAMZUR f Mordvin
Means "spinning many threads" in Erzya.
LÂN m Vietnamese
Means "female Chinese unicorn" in Vietnamese.
LANA f Turkish
It means "garden" in Turkish.
LANAH f English
Variant of Lana.
LANAH f Chinese
Combination of Lan and Ah.
LANAKILA m & f Hawaiian (Rare)
Means "victory, triumph."
LANAN f & m Vietnamese, Chinese
Combination of the names Lan and An (1).
LANBI f Chinese
Derived from 蘭 (lan) meaning "orchid" and 璧 (bi) meaning "jade ring".
LANCASTER m American (South)
Transferred use of the surname Lancaster.
LANCHA f Spanish
Diminutive of Esperanza.
LANCHENBI f Meitei
Means "wealthy" in Meitei.
LAND m Albanian
Means "heath-dweller, pasture-dweller", probably related to Albanian lëndinë "pasture, grassland".
LANDA f Medieval Italian, Italian (Rare)
Feminine form of Lando as well as a short form of feminine names that start with Land- or end in -landa (such as Orlanda).
LANDBERT m Ancient Germanic
Means "bright land", derived from the Germanic element land "land" combined with Old High German beraht "bright."
LANDBURG f Ancient Germanic
The first element of this name is derived from the Germanic element land "land." The second element is derived from Gothic bairgan (bergan in Old High German) "to keep, to save, to preserve", or from Old High German burg "fortress."
LANDE m Various
Diminutive of Highlande and Landon.... [more]
LANDEGUND f Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element land "land" combined with Old High German gund "war."
LANDEMAR m Ancient Germanic
Means "famous land", derived from the Germanic element land "land" combined with Old High German mâri "famous."
LANDENULF m Ancient Germanic (Lombardic)
Form of Landulf, using an extended form of the first element (cf. Pandenulf). Landenulf I was a 9th-century gastald (Lombard ruler) of Capua in Italy.
LANDER m Basque, Medieval Basque
Of debated origin and meaning.... [more]
LANDER m Dutch (Rare), Flemish
Meaning uncertain. This name could be a modern form of a Germanic name starting with Land- (such as Landerik), but it could also possibly be a contracted form of Alexander or even a variant form of Leander.
LANDERIK m Dutch
Dutch form of Landeric.
LANDERS m English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Landers.
LANDFRID m Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element land "land" combined with Old High German fridu "peace."
LANDGARD f Ancient Germanic
The first element of this name is derived from the Germanic element land "land." The second element is derived from gardan "to hedge in, to enclose, to fence in" or from Gothic gards "house, garden, (court)yard."
LANDGRIM m Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element land "land" combined with Old Norse grîma "mask."
LANDHARD m Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element land "land" combined with Gothic hardus (hart in Old High German) "brave, hardy."
LANDHILD f Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element land "land" combined with Old Norse hildr "battle."
LANDI m Albanian
Diminutive of Taulant.
LANDI f Afrikaans
Short from of Yolandi. This name is borne by South African model Landi Swanepoel (b. 1979).
LANDIE f English
Short form of Yolanda.
LANDINHO m Portuguese
Portuguese diminutive of Rolando. A known bearer of this name is the Portuguese soccer player Rolando "Landinho" Pereira Rocha Almeida (b. 1993).
LANDIS m & f English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Landis. According to the Social Security Administration, there were 26 boys named Landis in 2018.
LANDO m German (Rare), Popular Culture
Old short form of names that begin with the element Land-, from Old High German lant "land" (compare Lambert, Landolf).... [more]
LANDOLF m Dutch
Dutch and German form of Landulf.
LANDOLFO m Italian
Italian form of Landolf.
LANDOLFUCCIO m Medieval Italian
Medieval Italian diminutive of Landolfo, as -uccio is an Italian masculine diminutive suffix.
LANDOLIN m Dutch, German
This name is a pet form of names beginning with the Germanic element "land-", such as Landfrid and Landolf.
LANDRAD m Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element land "land" combined with Old High German rât "counsel."
LANDRADA f Ancient Germanic, History
Feminine form of Landrad. Landrada of Austrasia lived in the 7th century AD and was reportedly a daughter of Charles Martel (Frankish king) and his wife Rotrude of Treves.
LANDRI m & f English (Modern)
Variant of Landry.
LANDRIC m Ancient Germanic, Occitan
Derived from the Germanic elements land "land" and rîcja "powerful, strong, mighty." The second element is also closely related to Celtic rîg or rix and Gothic reiks, which all mean "king, ruler."
LANDRIE f English (Modern)
Feminine form of Landry.
LANDRY m & f English, French, History
English and French form of Landric. St. Landry of Sées was a French bishop who died in the 5th century AD.
LANDUCCIA f Medieval Italian
Medieval Italian diminutive of Landa, as -uccia is an Italian feminine diminutive suffix.... [more]
LANDUCCIO m Medieval Italian
Medieval Italian diminutive of Lando, as -uccio is an Italian masculine diminutive suffix.... [more]
LANDUIN m French
French form of Landwin.
LANDULPH m Ancient Germanic
Variant of Landulf.
LANDWALD m Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element land "land" combined with Gothic valdan "to reign."
LANDWARD m Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element land "land" combined with Old High German wart "guard."
LANDWIN m Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element land "land" combined with Old High German wini "friend."
LANDYSH f Tatar
From the Russian name of the Lily of the Valley.
LANE f & m Irish
From a surname meaning "descendant of Luan", a given name meaning "warrior".
LANE f English
Diminutive of Elaine.
LANELLE f English (Modern)
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name Nelle, perhaps on model of Janelle or Chanel.
LANESHA f African American
Possibly an invented name, a combination of the name prefix La- and Nesha.
LANESIA f African American (Rare)
African American name from the 70's.
LANESRA f English (Modern, Rare)
Arsenal (a famous football club from London) spelled backwards.
LANETTA f American (Rare)
Possibly a variant of Lynetta, or, more likely, a combination of the popular prefix La- with the name Netta.
LANETTE f English
Variant of Lanetta.
LÂNG f Chinese (Hakka)
Hakka Chinese form of Líng.
LANG f Vietnamese
Means "sweet potato" in Vietnamese.
LANGA m Zulu
From Zulu ilanga "sun, sunshine, day".
LANGALIBALELE m Zulu
Means "shining sun" in Zulu.
LANGAM m Meitei
Means "success" in Meitei.
LANGELIHLE f & m Zulu
Means "beautiful day" in Zulu.
LANGFORD m English
Transferred use of surname Langford.
LANGHORN m English
Transferred use of the surname Langhorn.
LANGIDRIK m Polynesian
Means "small storm" in Marshellese.
LANGIVA f Medieval English
Latinized form of an uncertain name, probably either Old English *Langgifu, composed of the elements lang "long, tall, lasting" and giefu "gift", or Old Norse Langlíf, originally a byname meaning "long life" (also Latinized as Langliva).
LANGLEY f & m English
Transferred use of the surname Langley.
LANGSTON m English, African American
From a surname which was derived from a place name meaning "long stone" in Old English.... [more]
LANI f English
Variant of Laney.
LANIAKEA f & m Hawaiian, Astronomy
The name Laniakea means "immeasurable heaven" in Hawaiian, from "lani" for 'heaven' and "akea" for 'spacious' or 'immeasurable'. Laniakea is the galaxy supercluster that is home to the Milky Way, the Solar System and Earth... [more]
LANIE f English
Variant of Laney.
LANIER m & f English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Lanier.
LANIMELE f Hawaiian
Means "heavenly song" from Hawaiian lani "heaven, sky" and mele "song".
LANIYAH f American (Modern, Rare)
Extremely rare modern coinage possibly based on Lana and the -iyah suffix seen in names such as Aaliyah.
LANNAN m English (Australian)
A dope YouTuber who is a bloody fricking legend, he is the memeiest memer. He will Yeet you if you annoy him.