Submitted Names Starting with L

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LEOKÁDIA f Slovak
Slovak form of Leocadia.
LEOKADIJA f Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Leocadia.
LEOKADIUSZ m Polish
Polish form of Leocadius.
LEOKRATES m Ancient Greek
The first element of this name is either derived from Greek λεων (leon) meaning "lion" or from Attic Greek λεώς (leos) meaning "the people" (see Leos). The second element is derived from Greek κρατος (kratos) meaning "power".
LEOKRYCJA f Polish (Rare)
Possibly a variant Polish form of Lucretia.
LEOLINE m & f Medieval English, English (Rare)
Medieval Anglicization of Llywelyn which has been documented from the 13th century onwards. (Cf. Leolin.) It was borne by Welsh politician Sir Leoline Jenkins (1625-1685). In Samuel Taylor Coleridge's poem 'Christabel' (1797-1801) this name belongs to Christabel's father, Sir Leoline, Baron of Langdale Hall.... [more]
LEOLUCA m Italian
Combination of Leo or Leone with Luca. Usage of this name first started in honour of the 9th-century Sicilian saint Leoluca, who is known as Liuni Luca in Sicilian and as Leo Luke in English... [more]
LEOLUCHINA f Sicilian
Feminine diminutive of Leoluca.
LEOMA f English (Rare)
Meaning uncertain, perhaps an invented name based on similar-sounding names such as Leona, Laoma and Neoma.
LEOMAR m Portuguese (Brazilian), Spanish (Latin American)
Probably a combination of any given name starting with Leo- (such as Leonardo and Leopoldo) with Maria (Portuguese) or María (Spanish). Also compare Josmar and Josimar, which are similar combination names.... [more]
LEONAM m Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
The name is the inverse of Manoel.
LEONARA f Brazilian
One possible etymology sees it as the combination of the English root leo "lion", and an Arabic root nara "fire." Another etymology would derive it from the Greek word leonora meaning "light."
LEONARDAS m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Leonard.
LEONARDE f French
Feminine form of Léonard.
LÉONARDO m French
French form of Leonardo.
LEONARDS m Latvian
Latvian form of Leonard.
LEONARDU m Maltese (Rare)
Maltese form of Leonard.
LEONARDUCCIO m Medieval Italian
Medieval Italian diminutive of Leonardo, as -uccio is an Italian masculine diminutive suffix.
LEONARDUS m Ancient Germanic (Latinized), Dutch
Latinized form of Leonhard (see Leonard).
LEONARTTI m Finnish
Finnish variant of Leonhard.
LEONATO m Spanish, Portuguese, Theatre
Spanish and Portuguese form of Leonnatus. This is the name of the father of Hero and/or Beatrice in William Shakespeare's romantic comedy 'Much Ado About Nothing' (1599).
LEONCIA f Spanish
Spanish form of Leontia.
LEÔNCIO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Leontios
LEONCJA f Polish
Polish form of Leontia.
LEONCJUSZ m Polish
Polish form of Leontius.
LEONDRA f Romani
Romani corruption of Leandra.
LEONĖ f Lithuanian
Feminine form of Leonas. In other words, this name is the Lithuanian equivalent of Leona.
LEONEL m Croatian, English
Croatian form and English variant of Lionel.
LEONELL m Filipino
Filipino form of Lionel.
LÉONELLE f French (Rare), French (African, Rare)
Feminine form of Léonel, predominantly found in French-speaking African countries.
LEONELLO m Italian (Rare)
Originally a medieval diminutive of Leone, now used as a given name in its own right.
LÉONET m French (Archaic)
Archaic diminutive of Léon.
LEONETTE f English
Feminine diminutive of Leon.
LEONI f Croatian, German (Modern)
Croatian feminine form of Leonius as well as a modern German spelling variant of Leonie.
LEONIANO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Leonianus.
LEONIANUS m Late Roman
Extended form of Leonius. This name was borne by a saint from the 6th century AD.
LEONIDE m Georgian
Georgian form of Leonidas.
LEONIEKE f Dutch
Dutch diminutive of Leonie.
LÉONIEN m French
French form of Leonianus.
LEONILDA f Italian
Italian form of Leonichildis. This name was borne by the daughter of Casanova to whom he proposed to and slept with.
LEONILLE f German (Rare)
An elaboration of Leonie.
LÉONINE f French (Rare, Archaic), Dutch (Rare)
A feminine form of Léon or elaboration of Léonie, probably influenced by the word "léonin(e)" meaning "lion-like".
LEONIQUE f Dutch
Feminine form of Leon.
LEONIS m Astronomy
The brightest star in the constellation Leo and one of the brightest stars in the night sky, lying approximately 79 light years from Earth.
LEONIYA f Russian
Russian variant of Leonie.
LEONKA f Czech
Diminutive of Leona.
LÉONNAT m French
French form of Leonnatus.
LEONNATO m Italian
Italian form of Leonnatus.
LEONNATOS m Ancient Greek
The first element of this name is derived from Greek λεων (leon) meaning "lion". The second element is uncertain, but it might possibly have been derived from the Greek noun γνάθος (gnathos) meaning "jaw"... [more]
LEONNATUS m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Leonnatos. This name was borne by a Macedonian officer of Alexander the Great (4th century BC), who was a member of the royal house of Lyncestis.
LEONO m Popular Culture, Spanish (Mexican)
From the Spanish form of the name Lion-O from the American cartoon series "ThunderCats".... [more]
LEONOOR f Dutch, Literature
Short form of Eleonoor, comparable to Leonora and Leonore. A bearer of this name is Leonoor Voskamp (b. 1983), a Dutch field hockey player. Also, Leonoor was the name of a poem by Dutch historian and poet Pieter Corneliszoon Hooft (1581-1647).
LEONÓRA f Hungarian
Truncated form of Eleonóra.
LEONS m Latvian
Latvian form of Leon.
LEONTES m Literature
Husband of Hermione in Shakespeare's play 'The Winter's Tale'
LEONTIA f Late Greek (Latinized), History
Feminine form of Leontius. This name was borne by the wife of Byzantine Emperor Phocas (7th century AD).
LEONTIEN f Dutch
Dutch form of Leontine, with its spelling phonetical in nature.
LEONTIJE m Croatian
Croatian form of Leontius.
LEONTIN m Romanian (Rare)
Romanian form of Leontinus (compare Leontina).
LEONTĪNE f Latvian
Latvian form of Leontine.
LEONTINE f German
German form of Léontine and Leontina.
LEONTION f Ancient Greek
Etymology unknown. This was the name of a female Ancient Greek philosopher.
LEONTISCUS m Ancient Greek (Latinized), History
Latinized form of Leontiskos. This was the name of one of the sons that Ptolemy I Soter I had with his lover Thais.
LEONTISKOS m Ancient Greek
Means "small lion", derived from Greek λεων (leon) "lion" combined with the Greek diminutive suffix -ισκος (-iskos).
LEONTIYA f Russian
Russian form of Leontia.
LEONTYNA f Polish
Polish form of Leontine.
LEONTZIA f Basque (Rare)
Basque form of Leontia.
LEONYDAS m Lithuanian (Rare)
Lithuanian form of Leonidas.
LEONZIA f Italian
Italian form of Leontia.
LEOPARD m Ancient Germanic English Polish
Variant, and English and polish form of Leopardus.
LEOPARDUS m Ancient Roman
From the name of the leopard, the famous feline. The hybrid of a lion and a panther, as is reflected in its name, which is a Greek compound of “léōn ‎(λέων)“ (lion) plus “párdos (πάρδοσ)“ (male panther)... [more]
LÉOPHANTE m French
French form of Leophantos.
LEOPHANTOS m Ancient Greek
The first element of this name is either derived from Greek λεων (leon) meaning "lion" or from Attic Greek λεώς (leos) meaning "the people" (see Leos). The second element is derived from Greek φαντός (phantos) "visible", which is ultimately derived from the Greek verb φαντάζω (phantazo) meaning "to make visible"... [more]
LEOPHRON m Ancient Greek
The first element of this name is either derived from Greek λεων (leon) meaning "lion" or from Attic Greek λεώς (leos) meaning "the people" (see Leos). The second element is derived from either the Greek noun φρόνις (phronis) meaning "prudence, wisdom" or the Greek verb φρονέω (phroneo) meaning "to think" as well as "to be minded"... [more]
LEOPOLDA f Italian
Feminine form of Leopold.
LEOPOLDAS m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Leopold.
LEOPOLDINA f German (Rare), English (Rare), Portuguese (Rare)
German, Portuguese and English variant of Leopoldine.... [more]
LEOPOLDINE f German (Rare), English (Rare)
German feminine form of Leopold.
LEOPOLDYNA f Polish
Polish form of Leopoldina.
LEOR m & f Hebrew (Rare), English
Variant transcription of Lior.
LEORA f Jewish, English, Hebrew
Anglicized variant of Liora.... [more]
LEOS m Greek Mythology
Derived from Attic Greek λεώς (leos) meaning "the people". Also compare Greek λαος (laos), which has the same meaning and is found in names like Archelaus and Menelaus.
LEOSHA f English (American, Rare), African American
Combination of the popular name Leo whit the suffix -sha
LEOSIA f Polish
Diminutive of names beginning with Leo-, as well as Eleonora.
LÉOSTHÈNE m French
French form of Leosthenes.
LEOSTHENES m Ancient Greek
The first element of this name is either derived from Greek λεων (leon) meaning "lion" or from Attic Greek λεώς (leos) meaning "the people" (see Leos). The second element is derived from Greek σθενος (sthenos) meaning "vigour, strength"... [more]
LÉOSTRATE m French
French form of Leostratus.
LEOSTRATO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Leostratus.
LEOSTRATOS m Ancient Greek
The first element of this name is either derived from Greek λεων (leon) meaning "lion" or from Attic Greek λεώς (leos) meaning "the people" (see Leos). The second element is derived from Greek στρατος (stratos) meaning "army".
LEOSTRATUS m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Leostratos. This name was borne by three eponymous archons of Athens, the earliest of which lived in the 7th century BC.
LEOTIE f American
Possibly a variant of Leota. It is popularly claimed to mean "prairie flower" in the Hopi language.
LEOVANNA f Spanish (Latin American)
Possibly a feminine form of Leo.... [more]
LEOVENATH m Medieval English
Variant spelling of the Anglo-Saxon name Leofnoth. Leovenath was the father of the early English poet and chronicler Layamon.
LEOVIGILDO m Spanish
Spanish form of Liubigild.
LEOZINHO m Portuguese
Diminutive of Leonardo.
LEPA f Macedonian, Serbian
South Slavic feminine name meaning "beautiful".
LEPHA f American (Rare)
Possibly a feminine form of Leo. Notable bearer is Lepha Eliza Bailey (1845-1924), an American author who supported prohibition and women's legal right to vote.
LEPIDA f Ancient Roman
"Pleasant" or "charming". Roman patrician name from the gens Aemilius; feminine of Lepidus.
LEPOMIR m Croatian, Serbian
Derived from Serbo-Croatian lepota or ljepota "beauty, prettiness, fairness" combined with Slavic mir "peace".
LEPOSAVA f Serbian, Croatian
Variant form of Leposlava.
LEPOSLAV m Croatian, Serbian
Derived from Serbo-Croatian lepota or ljepota "beauty, prettiness, fairness" combined with Slavic slav "glory".
LEPOSLAVA f Croatian, Serbian
Feminine form of Leposlav.
LEPREO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Lepreus.
LEPREUS m Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek λεπρός (lepros), which can mean "scaly, scabby, rough" as well as "leprous, mangy". Obviously, it is etymologically related to the modern English word leprosy... [more]
LEPSH m Caucasian Mythology
West Circassian (Adyghe) form of Tlepsh.
LÉR m Icelandic
Icelandic variant of Hlér.
LERA f Breton (Rare)
Truncated form of Alera.
LERA f English
Can be viewed as a variation of Vera, Lina, Lena, or Lyra. Introduced in the 19th century, it faded out of general use by the early to mid-twentieth century.
LERA f & m Ogoni
Means "praise" in Khana,... [more]
LERAAN m Tamil
A True Leader,wise,intelligent, stratigic,Always keeps to time, Heart of gold, Successful
LERABARI f & m Ogoni
Means "praise God" in Khana,... [more]
LERAJE m Judeo-Christian Legend
Meaning unknown, possibly of Hebrew origin. In the 17th-century grimoire 'The Lesser Key of Solomon', this is the name of a demon that appears in the form of an archer.
LERAY m English
Variation of the name 'Leroy' by combining the names 'Lee' and 'Ray.'
LERGAN m Nivkh
From Nivkh lerd meaning "play".
LERI m Georgian
Short form of Valeriy.
LERIA f Corsican
Truncated form of Aleria.
LERKE f Danish, Low German, Norwegian
Danish and Norwegian variant and German form of Lærke.
LERNIG m Armenian
"little mountain"
LERON m Dutch, German
Variant transcription of Liron.
LERYN f South American (Hispanicized)
South American variant of Loren, Lauryn or their variants. Leryn Dahiana Franco is famous paraguayan athlete (javelin thrower).
LES m Russian
Meaning "forest".
LESANA f Slovak (Modern, Rare)
Invented name based on Lesia.
LESASHA f English (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Sasha with the popular name prefix Le.
LESBIA f Literature, Spanish (Latin American)
Means "woman from Lesbos" in Latin, Lesbos being a Greek island in the northeastern Aegean Sea which was home to a circle of young girl lovers including Sappho. This name was used by Latin poet Catullus as a pseudonym for the woman he loved, who is commonly identified as Clodia Metelli... [more]
LESE f English
Variant of Lise
LESEAN m African American (Rare)
Combination of the popular prefix Le- with the name Sean. Also compare Lashawn.
LESEGO m & f African
tswana name meaning lucky
LESER m Medieval Jewish, Jewish (Archaic), Yiddish
German Yiddish variant of Lazarus.
LESH m Albanian
Albanian form of Alexis and Alexius.
LESHACHIKHA f Slavic Mythology
The wife of Leshy. Her name is derived from the same root, ле́ший (leshiy) meaning "one from the forest", ultimately from лес (les) meaning "forest".
LESHAUN m & f African American (Modern)
Combination of the prefix le with Shaun.
LESHAWN m & f African American
Variant of Lashawn, possibly using the French definite article le.
LESHAWNA f African American (Rare)
Strictly feminine variant of Leshawn, and variant of Lashawna (a more popular spelling).
LESHEM m & f Hebrew (Rare)
Means "opal" in Hebrew.
LES-HIGH-HITE m Yakama, Native American
Brother of Yakima chieftan, Qualchan.
LESIA f Ukrainian, Slovak (Rare)
Variant transcription of Lesya. A known bearer of this name is the Ukrainian tennis player Lesia Tsurenko (b. 1989).
LESIA f Corsican
Of uncertain origin and meaning. Current theories include a Corsican short form of Elizabeth and a feminization of Alesiu.
LESLA f American (Rare)
Allegedly coined as a strictly feminine variant of Lesley.
LESLEE f & m English (Rare)
Variant of Leslie.
LESMANA m Indonesian, Javanese
Javanese form of Lakshman.
LESOVIKK m Popular Culture
Lesovikk was the Toa of Air and was the former leader of the First Toa Team . ( From the series BIONICLE by Greg Farshtey . )
LESS m American (Rare)
Variant of Les or diminutive of Lester or Leslie.
LESSA f English (Modern, Rare)
Variant spelling of Lyssa.... [more]
LESTAN m French (Rare, Archaic), Louisiana Creole (Rare)
Shortened form of a Norman personal name, either Leodstan or Leofstan. The involved name elements are LEOD "people", LEOF "love", and STAN "stone".
LESTÁR m Hungarian
Hungarian variant of Euszták via the form Leustachius.
LESTASIA f American (Modern, Rare)
Extremely rare combination of the diminutive Stasia with the prefix Le-.
LESTIN f Alsatian (Archaic)
Vernacular short form of Cölestina and Celestine.
LESZEC m Polish
Variant of Leszek.
LETA f Romansh
Romansh variant of Laetitia.
LETAFAT f Persian, Afghani, Arabic
Letafat means grace, beautiful, and elagance in Farsi and Dahri
LETANYA f African American (Modern, Rare)
Combination of popular prefix Le- and Tanya.
LETESHA f South African
Transferred use of the surname Letesha.
LETHABO f & m South African, Sotho
Meaning ''joy''.
LETHAEA f Greek Mythology
Etymology uncertain, possibly from the same root as Lethe.
LETHE f Greek Mythology
Means "forgetfulness, oblivion" in Greek (source of the word alethes "true" (compare Alethea), literally "not concealing"). In Greek mythology this name belonged to one of the rivers in Hades.
LETHIA f English (Rare, Archaic)
Derived from Lethe, the river of forgetfulness in the underworld.
LETHUC m Ancient Germanic (Lombardic)
First known Lombard king.
LETI f Spanish, Portuguese
Diminutive of Leticia.
LÉTICE f French (Archaic)
Archaic French form of Laetitia (compare English Lettice).
LETICIE f Czech
Czech form of Laetitia.
LETISHA f English
Variant of Leticia.
LETISIYA f Russian
Russian form of Letitia.
LETITA f English (American)
Perhaps a variant of Letitia (See also Latita).
LETITSIYA f Russian
Russian form of Letitia.
LÉTO f French
French form of Leto.
LETO m English (Modern, Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Leto.
LETSATSI m Sotho
Means "sun" in Sotho.
LETTA f English (Rare)
Diminutive of Letitia or of names containing similar sounds, such as Henrietta, Charlotte, Violet or Paulette.
LETTA f Hungarian
Short form of Violetta, occasionally used as a given name in its own right.
LETTERIA f Italian
Italian name derived from a title of the Virgin Mary in Messina, St. Mary of the Letter (Madonna della Lettera).
LETTERIO m Italian
Masculine form of Letteria.
LETYCJA f Polish (Rare)
Polish form of Laetitia.
LEU m Romanian
Romanian form of Leon.
LEUBOVERA f Ancient Germanic
Possibly from the Germanic elements leub "love" and wer "true".
LEUCA f Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish leucos meaning "bright; clear; brilliant".
LEUCADIUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Leukadios. Also compare the name Leocadius.... [more]
LEUCE f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Leuke. In Greek mythology, Leuce is the name of a daughter of Oceanus, who was the most beautiful of all the nymphs.
LEUCI m Catalan
Catalan form of Leukios via its latinized form Leucius.
LÊUCIO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Leukios via its latinized form Leucius.
LEUCIO m Italian
Italian form of Leukios via its latinized form Leucius.
LEUCIP m Catalan, Romanian
Catalan and Romanian form of Leukippos via its latinized form Leucippus.
LEUCIPO m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Leukippos via its latinized form Leucippus.
LEUCIPPE f Greek Mythology (Latinized), Literature
Latinized form of Leukippe. This is the name of several characters in Greek mythology.... [more]
LEUCIPPE m French
French form of Leukippos via its latinized form Leucippus.
LEUCIPPO m Italian
Italian form of Leukippos via its latinized form Leucippus.
LEUCIPPUS m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Leukippos. This name was borne by an ancient Greek philosopher from the 5th century BC as well as by several characters in Greek mythology.
LEUCIUS m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Leukios. This name was borne by a martyr and saint from the 3rd century AD and by Leucius Charinus, the author of the so-called "Leucian Acts".
LEUCON m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Leukon. This is the name of several characters in Greek mythology.
LEUCONOE f Greek Mythology
Derived from λευκός (leukós) meaning "bright, shining, white" and νόος (nóos) meaning “mind”.
LEUCOPHRYE f Greek Mythology
Likely derived from λευκός (leukos) meaning "white, bright" and an unknown second element.
LEUCOSIA f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From Greek Λευκωσια (Leukosia), possibly derived from λευκος (leukos) meaning "bright, clear, white" and οὐσία (ousia) "being" or "substance, essence". According to some writers, there were three Sirens: Leucosia, Parthenope and Ligeia.
LEUCOTHEA f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Λευκοθέα (Leukothea) meaning "white goddess", derived from λευκός (leukos) "bright, clear, white" and θεός (theos) "god". In Greek mythology this was the name given to Ino, the aunt of Dionysus, after she was changed into a sea goddess.
LEUCOTHOË f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Λευκοθόη (Leukothoê), derived from Greek λευκός (leukos) meaning "bright, clear, white" and θοός (thoos) "swift, nimble". In Greek mythology, Leucothoe was the beloved of Helios and sister of Clytia.
LEUCUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Leukos. This is the name of several characters in Greek mythology.
LEUCUS m Gaulish (Latinized)
Derived from Gaulish leucos "bright; clear; brilliant".
LEUCYP m Polish
Polish form of Leukippos via its latinized form Leucippus.
LEUDESINDA f Ancient Germanic (Gothic)
Visigothic name (recorded in Iberia in 868 CE) composed of the Germanic elements leud "people" and sinths "path". It has been suggested that this is the origin of Lucinda, which was used by Cervantes for a character in 'Don Quixote' (1605).
LEUDITA f Albanian
Means "the day is born" in Albanian.
LEUDOMER m Ancient Germanic (?)
Variant of Leudomar, which is itself a variant form of Liutmar, being derived from the Germanic elements leud "people" and mari "famous". According to some sources, this was the name of a 6th-century bishop of Chartres, France, also known as Lomer.
LEUKADIOS m Greek Mythology
Meaning uncertain. There are currently two possibilities available for the meaning of this given name.... [more]
LEUKE f Medieval Welsh (Anglicized)
Early Anglicization of Lleucu.
LEUKE f Greek Mythology
Feminine form of Leukos. In Greek mythology, Leuke is the name of a daughter of Oceanus, who was the most beautiful of all the nymphs.
LEUKIOS m Late Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective λευκός (leukos) meaning "white" as well as "bright, clear, brilliant" (see Leukos), which is ultimately derived from the Greek noun λύκη (luke) or (lyke), which can mean "light" as well as "morning sunshine".
LEUKIP m Bosnian, Croatian
Bosnian and Croatian form of Leukippos via its latinized form Leucippus.
LEUKIPAS m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Leukippos via its latinized form Leucippus.
LEUKIPP m German
German form of Leukippos via its latinized form Leucippus.
LEUKIPPE f Greek Mythology
Feminine form of Leukippos. This is the name of several characters in Greek mythology.
LEUKIPPOS m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Means "white horse", derived from the Greek adjective λευκός (leukos) meaning "white" as well as "bright, clear, brilliant" (see Leukos) combined with the Greek noun ‘ιππος (hippos) meaning "horse".... [more]
LEUKON m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek adjective λευκός (leukos) meaning "white" as well as "bright, clear, brilliant" (see Leukos), which is ultimately derived from the Greek noun λύκη (luke) or (lyke), which can mean "light" as well as "morning sunshine".... [more]
LEUKOS m Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek adjective λευκός (leukos) meaning "white" as well as "bright, clear, brilliant", which is ultimately derived from the Greek noun λύκη (luke) or (lyke), which can mean "light" as well as "morning sunshine".... [more]
LEUMEAH f Indigenous Australian (Rare)
From the Tharawal language of the Macarthur region of Sydney, Leumeah was the name of a land grant given to convict explorer John Warby in 1816. Appropriately the word is believed to mean ‘here I rest’ and is now the name of an outer Sydney suburb in the same area.
LEUMMIM m Biblical
Meaning "nations," was the third son of Dedan, son of Jokshan, son of Abraham by Keturah. (Genesis 25:3)
LEUNARDU m Corsican
Corsican form of Leonard.