Submitted Names Starting with L

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LANNIE m & f English
Either a variant of Lanny or a diminutive of Alana.
LANNIS m American
Uncertain meaning. Possibly related to Linus or Alanis or the surname Lantz.
LANORA f American (Rare)
Possibly a variant of Lenora using the popular name prefix La.
LANS m & f English
Variant and feminine form of Lance.
LANSCILO m Spanish
The middle name of American singer Pharrell Williams (1973-).
LANSE m English
Variant of Lance.
LANSING m English
Transferred use of the surname Lansing.
LANTACHAR m Ancient Germanic
Variant of Lanthar, probably influenced in its spelling by Old High German wachar "vigilant" (see Wacharulf).
LANTANA f English (Rare)
From the name of the plant.
LANTECHILD f Ancient Germanic, History
Variant spelling of Landhild. Lantechild was a daughter of Childeric I, a 5th-century Merovingian king of the Salian Franks.
LANTHAR m Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element land "land" combined with Old High German hari "army."
LANTUU m Mongolian
Means "sledgehammer" in Mongolian.
LANUEL m Hebrew
Lanuel means 'our god' or 'god to us'
LANYA f English
Variant of Lana influenced by the spelling of Tanya.
LANYING f Chinese
Blue glitter or blue quartz
LANZ m English
Variant of Lance.
LANZE m English
Variant of Lance.
LAODAMAS m Greek Mythology
Ancient Greek masculine name meaning "tamer of the people".`
LAODAMIA f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Λαοδαμεια (Laodameia), perhaps from λαος (laos) "people" and δαμαω (damao) "to tame". This was the name of several characters in Greek legend... [more]
LAODAMIE f French
French form of Laodamia.
LAO-DI f Chinese
Meaning, "bring forth a son."
LAODICE f Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized), History, Italian, Catalan
Latinized form of Laodike. In Greek mythology, this was the name of several women, perhaps most notably of the daughter of king Priam of Troy. As for history, this name was borne by several queens and princesses.
LAODICÉ f French
French form of Laodike.
LAODICEA f Biblical
From the name of the town locatad in Asia Minor. The town is mentioned as the location of one of the seven churches of Asia in the Book of Revelation. It can also be used as a variant of Laodice.
LAODIKA f Polish
Polish form of Laodike.
LAODIKE f Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Means "justice of the people", derived from Greek λαος (laos) "the people" combined with Greek δικη (dike) meaning "justice, judgement" as well as "custom, usage".
LAODOCUS m Greek Mythology
Ancient Greek masculine name meaning "receiving the people".
LAOISEACH m Irish (Rare)
Derived from the Irish place name Laois. County Laois (formerly spelt as Laoighis or Leix) lies in the province of Leinster, east-central Ireland. It could be a masculine form of Laoise.
LAOJZEK m Vilamovian
Vilamovian form of Alojzy.
LAOMA f Hebrew, Jewish
Meaning: for the Nation, in Hebrew.... [more]
LAOMEDEIA f Greek Mythology
Neptune's moon
LAOMEDON m Greek Mythology
Derived from λαος (laos) meaning "the people" and μηδομαι (medomai) meaning "to think, to plan".
LAONOME f Greek Mythology
Ancient Greek feminine name meaning "the law of the people".
LAOPHONT f Greek Mythology
Etymology uncertain. Derived from λαος (laos) meaning "the people" and potentially -φόντης (-phontes) meaning "killer of".
LAOR f & m Hebrew (Rare)
Means "for the light" or "to light" in Hebrew, it's not a variant of Lior.
LAORA f Breton
Breton form of Laura.
LAORAÑS m Breton
Breton form of Laurence (1).
LAORAÑSA f Breton (Rare)
Feminine form of Laorañs.
LAOTHEA f Ancient Greek
A mistress of Priam. Daughter of Altes. Mother of Lycaon and Polydorus, some say. Delivered from λαός meaning the people and θέα meaning goddess
LAOTHOE f Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek λαος (laos) "the people" combined with θοός (thoos) "swift, nimble". This was the name of several women in Greek mythology.
LAOUEN m Breton (Modern, Rare)
Derived from Breton laouen "happy; joyful".
LAOUENAN m Breton
Derived from Breton laouen "joyful" (Welsh llawen; compare Gwenlaouen, Lowenna). This was the name of a 6th-century Breton saint. It also coincides with Breton laouenan "wren".
LAOURA f Greek
Variant form of Lavra (Λαύρα), which is the original (modern) Greek form of Laura. Lavra has fallen into disuse, however, which might possibly be because the association with lavra (the name for a type of monastery in Orthodox Christianity) had become too great... [more]
LÂPÁNE m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Laban.
LAPATRICE f African American (Rare)
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name Patrice (2).
LAPAULA f African American
Combination of the name Paula with the common African American prefix la-.
LAPIDOTH m Biblical Hebrew
Lapidoth, meaning "torches," was the husband of Deborah the fourth Judge of Israel.
LAPIS f English (Rare)
a bright blue metamorphic rock consisting largely of lazurite, used for decoration and in jewelry.
LAPKAS m Mari
Means "undersized" in Mari.
LAPORTE m English
Transferred use of the surname Laporte.
LAPRINCE m African American (Rare)
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name Prince.
LAPRINCESS f African American (Rare)
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name Princess.
LAPRINCESSA f African American (Rare)
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name Princessa.
LAPSI m & f Finnish
Means "child" in Finnish.
LAPU m Native American
Hopi for bark of a cedar tree
LAPU m Yi
Means "tiger lord" in Yi.
LAQUAN m African American (Modern)
Combination of the popular name elements La and Quan.
LAQUANA f African American
Feminine form of Laquan.
LAQUANDA f African American (Rare)
A combination of the name suffix la- and the name element Quanda.
LAQUANDRA f African American (Rare)
Elaboration of Quan using the popular prefix La- and the popular suffix -dra.
LAQUAYSHA f African American (Modern, Rare)
A combination of the common prefix La and the word loquacious.
LAQUILLA f African American (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the popular prefix La- and Quilla.
LAQUITA f African American
Combination of the popular name elements La and quita (from names such as Marquita).
LARA f Turkish (Modern)
Short form of Dilara.
LARA f Breton
Truncated form of Alara and Elara.
LARABA f Hausa
Derived from the Arabic رَابِعَة‎ (rābiʿa) meaning "fourth". This name is traditionally given to girls born on Wednesdays.
LARABEL f English
Lara and Belle
LARAE f African American
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name Rae (see also Lorrae).
LARAGH f Irish
Irish feminine given name that is derived from the name of a village or a townland, but it is unclear which one exactly, as there are two villages and three townlands by the name of Laragh in Ireland... [more]
LARAINA f Romansh (Modern), German (Swiss, Modern)
Recently coined Romansh name of unknown origin and meaning, although a Romansh variant of Lorraine, a Romansh variant of Lorena and an elaboration of Laura have been suggested.
LARAMIE m & f American
A traditionally French surname meaning "canopy of leafy boughs", from the French la ramée meaning 'leafy canopy, foliage, garden arch, coverage of foliage'.
LARASATI f Indonesian, Javanese, Mythology
Means "deep" or firm, strong, steadfast" in Indonesian. In Javanese mythology, Larasati, sometimes called Dewi Rarasati, is a goddess and a wife of Arjuna in the Hindu epic 'Mahabharata'.
LARAYNE f English
Variant of the name Laraine.
LARBI m Arabic (Maghrebi)
From Arabic العربي (al-ʿarabiyy) meaning "the Arab", itself from عَرَبِيّ (ʿarabiyy) meaning "Arab, Arabic, Arabian" (chiefly Algerian and Moroccan).
LARCELLA f English (American, Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Larcella.
LARCENY f & m English (American, Modern, Rare)
From the English word Larceny, "The act of taking something from someone unlawfully".
LAREINA f English (Modern)
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name Reina, influenced by Lorraine. It coincides with Spanish la reina meaning "the queen".
LAREN f & m English, Popular Culture
An early mention of the name "Laren" was seen in a small newspaper from the 1920's referencing a toddler boy. It is more commonly found now as a female name, though the number of males bearing the same name is not much smaller... [more]
LARENTIA f Roman Mythology
Apparently derived from the Latin term Lares referring to minor guardian gods, the origin of which is unknown. There may be a connection to Latin larva "ghost, spectre" or larvo "to enchant, bewitch"... [more]
LARENTU m Sicilian
Sicilian form of Laurence.
LARETTE f English
Variant of Laurette.
LÁREY f Icelandic
Combination of Lára and the Old Norse name element ey "island; flat land along a coast" (which is also often related to the Old Norse name element auja "(gift of) luck; fortune").
LARHONDA f African American (Modern)
Combination of the popular prefix la with the name RHONDA.
LARI f Romanian, Various
Diminutive of Larisa.
LARIA f Various (Rare)
Possibly an elaboration of Lara.
LARIG m Breton
Diminutive of Alar via Alarig.
LARIJA f Lithuanian
Variant of Laria.
LARIMAR f Spanish (Caribbean)
From the name for a rare turquoise-blue variety of pectolite mineral, discovered around 1916 in the Dominican Republic. The Dominican who discovered the stone named it after his daughter Larissa, and the word mar, the Spanish word for sea.
LARINA f Hungarian (Rare)
Of uncertain origin and meaning. Theories include a diminutive of Hilária which is occasionally used as a given name in its own right.
LARINDA f English (British)
Larinda comes from the Latin lares meaning "protection". It can also mean "Laurel tree" or "sweet bay tree", symbols of honour and victory. ... [more]
LARION m Romanian, Ukrainian, Hungarian
Truncated form of Ilarion.
LARISSIA f Swedish
Variant of Larissa.
LARISSZA f Hungarian
Hungarian form of Larissa.
LARITA f Spanish
Diminutive form of LARA... [more]
LARITA f African American
Combination of the common suffix la- and the given name Rita.
LÀRIX m Catalan (Modern, Rare)
Means "larch" in Catalan.
LARIY m Mari
Mari form of Hilarion.
LARKE f English (Rare)
Variant of Lark. According to the SSA, 6 girls were named Larke in 2018.
LARKEN m English
Variant of Larkin.
LARKSPUR f & m American (Modern, Rare)
From the English word for the flowering plant with many purplish-blue flowers, which is so called (1578) from its resemblance to the lark's large hind claws. Other names for it are lark's heel (Shakespeare), lark's claw and knight's spur... [more]
LARKYN f & m English
Variant of Larkin.
LARO m Spanish
Cantabria (Spain) S.II BC Punic War, cantabrian warrior figth on cartagines band, refeer by poeta Silio Itálico as "the Cantabrian Laro was formidable still lacking darts by the nature of its members and its bulk" ... [more]
LARO m Pashto
Means "preserver" or "protector" in Pashto.
LARRI f & m English (Rare)
Feminine form or variant of Larry.
LARRIETTA f African American
Probably a feminine form of Larry.
LARRONATA f Native American (Rare)
The meaning of this name is "One with the sun". As Larron means "Sun" and Ata means "One with." This name been around for about two hundred years. This was find in the south east of America, and used by a small tribal area there.
LARSA m Swedish
Diminutive of Lars.
LARSEN m English
Variant of Larson.
LARSON m English
Transferred use of the surname Larson.
LÂRTO m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Lars.
LARUE f English (Rare)
Possibly a combination of the popular prefix La with the name Rue. It also coincides with the French phrase la rue meaning "the street". In America, Larue was used to some extent from the end of the 19th century until the end of World War II.
LARUSJA f Belarusian
Diminutive of Larysa.
LARVAS m Faroese
Faroese variant of Lavars.
LARY m English
Variant of Larry.
LARYA m Russian
Diminutive of Ilarion.
LARYSE f English (Rare)
Probably a variant of Larissa influenced by French Larisse.
LARYSSA f Ukrainian
Variant transcription of Larysa.
LARZAN f Kurdish
Meaning "to tremble, to shake" in Kurdish. This is the name of a folk dance.
LÂSA m Greenlandic
Short form of Lâsaruse.
LASAIRFHÍONA f Ancient Irish, Irish
Derived from Irish lasair "flame" (compare Laisrén) and‎ fíona "of wine" (from Old Irish fín "wine", from Latin vinum).
LASANDER m English (American, Modern, Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Lasander or variation of Lysander.
LASANDRA f African American (Modern)
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name Sandra (possibly in imitation of Cassandra).
LASANYA f African American (Rare)
Combination of the popular name prefix La and name Sanya.
LASARALEEN f Literature
Aravis's friend in 'The Horse and His Boy' by C.S. Lewis.
LÂSARUSE m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Lazarus.
LASEAN m & f African American (Modern, Rare)
An invented name using the popular prefix La- with the given name Sean. See also Lashawn.
LAŞER m Kurdish
Means "flood, stream" in Kurdish.
LASERIAN m Medieval Irish (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of Laisrén. This was the name of several medieval Irish saints, including a 7th-century abbot of Leighlin who lived as a hermit on Holy Isle in the Firth of Clyde, which is known as Eilean MoLaise in Gaelic (from Mo Laisse "my Laise", Laise being a short form of Laisrén; see also Molaise).
LASH m Romani
Lash is the Romani variation of the name Louis and means ‘renowned warrior’. This Romani boy name had its heyday in the 19th century, particularly among them Americans. Its namesake is Lash Rushay Hoffman, the American wrestler who is better known by his screen name Stevie Ray.
LASHA f African American
Modern name using the popular prefix la- combined with the suffix -sha, most likely influenced by Sasha.
LASHANDA f African American
Possibly a variant of Lashonda.
LASHANE f & m African American (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the popular prefix La with Shane.
LASHANNON f African American
Combination of Shannon and the popular name prefix -la.
LASHANTI f African American
Popular prefix La- added to Shanti.
LASHARNA f African American (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the popular prefix La and the name Sharna.
LASHAUN m & f African American (Modern)
Combination of the popular prefix la combined with the name Shaun.
LASHAW m & f African American
Combination of the popular suffix -la and the given name Shaw. Possibly inspired by Lashawn
LASHAWNA f African American
Strictly feminine variant of Lashawn. See also Lashonda.
LASHAWNDA f African American (Rare)
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name Shawnda.
LASHAYLA f African American
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name Shayla.
LASHEIKA f African American (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the popular prefix La and the invented name Sheika.
LASHO m Romani
Romani form of László.
LASHONTAE f African American (Modern)
A combination of the prefix la and the name Shontae (which is probably a combination of a variant spelling of Shawn and a variant form of the diminutive suffix -ty). A known bearer of this name is American model Lashontae Heckard, who is of African-American and (South-)Korean extraction.
LASHUNDA f African American (Modern)
A combination of the popular prefix la and the invented name Shunda.
LASHYN f & m Kazakh
Means "peregrine falcon" in Kazakh.
LASHYN f Circassian (Rare)
Meaning uncertain. This is the name of a female warrior in Circassian folklore who defeated an invading Mongol khan in battle.
LASKARINA f Greek (Rare)
Feminine form of the Byzantine Greek surname Laskaris, which is probably derived from Persian لشکر‎ (laškar) "army", meaning "warrior, soldier". A famous bearer was Laskarina "Bouboulina" Pinotsis (1771-1825), a Greek naval commander.
LASONYA f African American
Combination of the popular prefix La- and Sonya.
LASSARINA f Irish
Anglicized form of Lasairfhíona.
LASSEY f English
Variant of Lassie.
LASSIE f & m English, Popular Culture
as a girl's name is of Middle English origin, and the meaning of Lassie is "little girl". "Lass" is a Scottish and Northern English term for a girl. Also the name of an intelligent collie in a popular TV series in the 1960s and 1990s.
LASSINE f Norwegian (Archaic)
Feminine form of Lasse recorded from the 18th century onwards.
LASTA m & f Quechua
Means "snow" in Quechua.
LASTACIA f African American (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the prefix La- combined with the name Stacia (See also LaStasia).
LASTAR f African American (Rare)
Combination of the popular prefix La and Star.
LASTASIA f African American (Modern)
Combination of the popular prefix la combined with the name Stasia.
LASTHENEIA f Ancient Greek
Etmyology unknown. This was the name of a female student of Plato.
LASTIKKA f Medieval Finnish
Medieval Finnish variant of Scholastica. It fell out of use after the 1800s.
LASY f Yi
Means "tiger flower" in Yi.
LASYA f Hindi
Taken from the name of a dance performed by the goddess Parvati, full of joy and grace.
LASYLVIA f African American (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the popular prefix La and Sylvia.
LASZLO m English (Anglicized, Modern)
Anglicized variant of László.
LATARA f African American
An invented name, a combination of the name prefix La- and Tara.
LATARSHA f African American
Possibly a variant of Latasha in non-rhotic accents.
LATAVIUS m African American (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the popular prefix La- with the name Tavius.
LATEEF m Arabic
Variant transcription of Latif.
LATERRICA f African American (Rare)
Combination of the prefix La- and Terrica.
LATHAM m English
Transferred use of the surname Latham.
LATHAN m English
Variant of Latham.
LATHARN m Scottish
Possibly from the Scottish Gaelic form of the place name Lorne. It is said to mean "fox", perhaps related to Brythonic *louernos (attested in Gaulish), from Proto-Celtic *loferno (compare Breton louarn, Cornish lowarn, Welsh llwyrn "will-o’-the-wisp").
LATHEEFA f Dhivehi, Indian (Muslim), Malayalam
Variant transcription of Latifa also used by Muslims in the Indian state of Kerala.
LATHY m & f American (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Lathy.
LATICA f Croatian
It means "flower petal" in Croatian.
LƏTIFƏ f Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Latifa.
LATIFF m Malay
Malay form of Latiff.
LATIMER m English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Latimer.
LATIN m Croatian (Rare)
Latins referred originally to an Italic tribe in ancient central Italy. As Roman power spread Latin culture, Latins came to mean anyone who lives in a Latinized culture and speaks Latin or a Romance language.
LATIPA f Indonesian, Maranao, Maguindanao, Kazakh
Indonesian, Maranao, Maguindanao, and Kazakh form of Latifa.
LATIPAH f Indonesian, Malay
Indonesian and Malay form of Latifa.
LATITA f African American (Rare)
Possibly derived from Letitia.
LÄTITIA f German
German form of Letitia.
LATITIA f English
Variant of Letitia.
LATIVIA f African American (Modern, Rare)
Combination of popular prefix La- and -tivia.
LATIYAH f African American (Modern)
Maybe blend of Atiya with a name beginning in La-.
LATOFAT f Tajik
Tajik form of Latifa.
LATOFAT f Uzbek
Uzbek form of Latifa or derived from latofat meaning "grace, charm".
LATONE f French
French form of Latona.
LATONYERA m & f Native American
Twin of KIMTORYA gods of other words
LATORIA f African American
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name Toria (compare Latoya).
LATORIE f African American
Likely an invented name, a combination of the popular name prefix La- and Tori.
LATOSHA f African American
Possibly a variant of Latasha.
LATOSŁAW m Polish
The first element of this name is probably derived from Polish latać "to fly". The second element is derived from Slavic slav "glory".