Submitted Names Starting with L

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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.
LEUŠKA f Slovak
Diminutive of Lea, not used as a given name in its own right.
LEUTRIM m Albanian
Means "brave like a lion, full of bravery" in Albanian.
LEVA f Russian (Archaic)
Feminine form of Lev.
LEVA f Medieval English
Medieval English form of Old English Léofe.
LEVANA f Jewish, Hebrew
Modern transcription of the Hebrew name LEBANAH, which is the feminine form of לָבָן laván, "white," now a poetic word for "moon." As a modern name, Levana is given to girls, though Lebanah belonged to a male character in the Old Testament.
LEVANA f Roman Mythology
The goddess Levana lifts the baby (from levare "to lift), who was ceremonially placed on the ground after birth in symbolic contact with Mother Earth. The midwife then cut the umbilical cord and presented the newborn to the mother, a scene sometimes depicted on sarcophagi... [more]
LEVANAH f Hebrew
Variant transcription of Levana.
LEVANI m Georgian
Variant form of Levan. This name is less common in Georgia than Levan is.
LEVANNA f Various
Variant of Levana.
LEVAR m African American
Borne by American actor LeVar Burton (b. 1957), who starred in the TV miniseries 'Roots'. His birth name is Levardis Robert Martyn Burton, Jr.
LEVARDIS m & f English (Rare)
This name is borne by actor Levardis Robert Martyn Burton Jr. (LeVar Burton). Burton himself says that name comes from the Latin veritas, meaning "truth."
LEVAUGHN f & m African American (Modern)
Combination of the prefix Le from Leroy and the name Vaughn, or else a variant of Lavonne or Lavaughn.
LEVE m East Frisian
East Frisian form of Leeuwe.
LEVEN m & f Frisian (Rare)
Masculine variant and one of the feminine forms of Leve. As a masculine, is has been recorded since the 16th century, as a feminine name since the 17th century.... [more]
LEVENDULA f Hungarian (Rare)
Means "lavender" in Hungarian.
LEVENEZ f Breton (Rare)
Directly taken from Breton levenez "happiness, joy", this name is occasionally considered the Breton equivalent of Laetitia. Saint Levenez was the wife of Count Romélius and the mother of Saint Gwenael.
LEVERT m English (Rare)
Masculine form of Laverta.
LEVERTON m English (Rare), Brazilian (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Leverton.
LÉVI m Hungarian (Rare)
Hungarian form of Levi.
LEVI m Hungarian
Diminutive of Levente.
LEVÍ m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Levi.
LEVIAH f Hebrew
This name has some meanings: the first is feminine form of Levi (written: לויה), and the second is feminine form of Lavi (written: לביאה).
LEVIATÃ m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Leviathan.
LEVIATÁN m Spanish
Spanish form of Leviathan.
LEVIATANAS m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Leviathan.
LEVIATANO m Italian
Italian form of Leviathan.
LEVIATHAN m American, Biblical, Judeo-Christian Legend
Derived from Hebrew liwyatan meaning "twisted, coiled." This is the name of a sea monster mentioned in the Bible.
LEVIE m American
Variant of Levi.
LEVIEN m Dutch (Rare)
Variant form of Lieven via its latinization Levinus.
LEVII m English (American, Rare)
Variant of Levi. There were 22 boys given the name Levii in 2018 according to the SSA.
LEVIJN m Dutch
Variant form of Lieven via its latinization Levinus. Although quite rare in modern times, it has at least managed to survive into modern times, unlike its counterpart Livijn.
LEVIN m English
A more elaborate form of Levi, as well as a variant form of Lewin.
LEVINA f German (Rare)
Feminine form of Levin.
LEVINA f English
Younger form of Old English Leofwynn.
LEVINE f Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Of debated origin and meaning. Current theories include a feminine form of Levi, a feminine form of Levin and a truncated form of Olevine.
LEVINE m & f English (Modern)
Transferred use of the surname Levine.
LEVINUS m Dutch (Latinized)
Variant form of Livinus. Of the two, Levinus has always been the most common throughout the centuries.
LEVINY f American (Rare, Archaic)
An old variant form of Lavinia, perhaps originating from a misspelling of the variant Lavinie.
LEVION m Norwegian
Variant of Levi.
LEVITH f Medieval English
Medieval English form of Old English Léofgýð.
LEVITICUS m American (Rare), African (Rare), African American
From the book of the Bible with the same name.... [more]
LEVITY f English (Rare)
Derived from Latin levitas "lightness", referring to both weight, temperament and mood.
LEVKE f East Frisian, German
Younger form of Leefke and feminine form of Leve.
LEVKIPP m Russian
Russian form of Leukippos.
LEVKIY m Russian
Russian form of Leukios.
LEVONA f Hebrew
A Hebrew name meaning incense. Form of Levana.
LEVOSLAV m Slovak
Derived from Slovak lev "lion" and the Slavic name element slava "glory".
LEVUTĖ f Lithuanian
Feminine form of Levutis.
LEVY m English, Hebrew
Variant of Levi.
LEVYA f Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the name Lev (2) means "heart" with the letters ya (יה) (which are part of the name of God) means "Heart of God" in Hebrew.
LEWA m Popular Culture
Lewa was the light-hearted and clever Toa Mata/Nuva of Air. ( From the series BIONICLE by Greg Farshtey . )
LEWALEVU f Polynesian Mythology
The name of a fertility goddess in Fijian mythology, derived from lewa meaning "authority" and levu meaning "big, large".
LEWANNA f English (American, Rare), African American
Means "moon" in Hebrew language. Combination of the prefix Le- with the word Wanna
LEWATLE m Sotho
Means "ocean" in Sotho.
LEWBERT m English (American, Rare), Popular Culture
Seemingly a combination of Lew (1) and Bert.... [more]
LEWE m German (Modern, Rare)
Variant spelling of Leve.
LEWECHIN m Medieval Jewish, Jewish (Archaic)
Diminutive of Lew, itself a variant of Löw and Löb. It was recorded in 15th-century Frankfurt, Germany.
LEWENA f Medieval English
Medieval English form of Old English Léofwynn.
LEWEY m English
Variant of Louis.
LEWIATAN m Polish
Polish form of Leviathan.
LEWIE m English
Variant of Louis.
LEWIE-ZA-WAU-NA-SKIE m Cherokee
A notable (perhaps the only?) bearer is Lewis Downing, who served as Chief of the Cherokee Nation from 1867 to 1872.
LEWISIA f English (British, Rare), Italian (Rare)
Derived from the name of a genus of flowering plants used as garden plants. The genus itself is named after the explorer Meriwether Lewis.
LEWISON m English (Rare)
Transferred from the surname Lewison or variant of Levison
LEWY m English
Diminutive of Lewis.
LEWYS m Welsh
Welsh form of Lewis.
LEX f English
Diminutive of Alexis, Alexandra, and Alexandria.
LEXANDA f Polish
Short form of Alexandra, borne by the Polish mother of opera singer Leyla Gencer.
LEXANI f English (American)
Elaboration of Lexi. Lexani was given to 14 girls in 2017.
LEXANN f English
Combination of Alexis, Lexie, or other names containing the "lex" sound; and Ann.
LEXANNE f English
Combination of Alexis, Lexie, or other names containing the "lex" sound; and Anne.
LEXANOR m Greek Mythology
Either a variant of Alexanor or an independent name in its own right, in which case the name is derived from the Greek noun λέξις (lexis) meaning "speech" as well as "word, phrase" combined with the Greek noun ἀνήρ (aner) meaning "man"... [more]
LEXAUNDRE m Norman
Norman form of Alexander.
LEXE f English (Rare)
Variant of Lexi.
LEXEI m Russian
Form of Alexei, a Russian dimumuitive of Alexander or Aleksandr.
LEXEY f English
Variant of Lexy.
LEXÍ f Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Icelandic form of Lexi.
LEXIANA f American (Rare)
Possibly a truncated form of Alexiana.
LEXII f English (Rare)
Variant of Lexi. Lexii was given to 15 girls in 2018 according to the SSA.
LEXIPHANES m Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek λέξις (léxis) “word” combined with -φανής (-phanes) “seeming, appearing”.
LEXIS f English (Modern)
Variant or short form of Alexis
LEXIS m Norman
Norman form of Alexis.
LEXSIE f English (American)
Variant of Lexi
LEXU m German (Swiss)
Bernese German form of Alexander.
LEXURI f Basque
Basque name that has traditionally been used in the Salazar Valley as a synonym for Leire.
LEYA f Yiddish, Jewish
Yiddish form of Lea.
LEYLAH f English
Variant of Layla.
LEYLAND m English (?)
From the Leyland cypress tree
LEYLE f Chuvash
Chuvash form of Layla.
LEYLÊ f Kurdish
Kurdish form of Layla.
LEYLO f Somali
Somali form of Leila.
LEYN m Medieval Dutch, Dutch (Rare)
Short form of Gisleyn. This medieval name has survived into modern times, but barely. In 2010, there were less than 10 bearers in all of The Netherlands. A known bearer of this name was Leyn Leijnse (1941-2006), a Dutch writer, poet and painter.
LÈYONTINE f Picard
Picard form of Léontine.
LÉYOUN m Norman
Norman short form of Napoleon.
LEYSANA f Russian
Russian variant of Leysan.
LEYVOY f Faroese
Faroese form of Laufey.
LEZGÎN m Kurdish
Derived from Kurdish lezok meaning "hasty".
LEŽIMIR m Serbian
Derived from Serbo-Croatian ležati "to lie (down), to recline, to repose" combined with Slavic mir "peace". As such, the meaning of this name is roughly "one in which the peace lies".
LÉZIN m French (Archaic), French (Cajun), American (South), Louisiana Creole, History
This name was/is usually given in honor of Saint Lézin, a 6th-century bishop of Angers, France.... [more]
LEZJA f Albanian
Meaning unknown.
LHAGVA m Mongolian
Means "Wednesday" or "Mercury" in Mongolian.
LHAKPA m & f Tibetan, Bhutanese
Means "Mercury (the planet)" or "Wednesday" in Tibetan.
LHARJE m Tibetan
Means "divine master" in Tibetan.
LHIKAN m Popular Culture
Lhikan was a Ta-Matoran. He would become the leader of the Toa Mangai and creator of the Toa Metru. He ultimately became a Turaga of Fire . ( From the series BIONICLE by Greg Farshtey . )
LHUNDRUP m & f Tibetan
Means "spontaneous presence" in Tibetan.
LI f & m English (Rare)
Pet form of Lila, Lyra, Lyle and other name containing the same sound. Similar name : Ly.
LI f Swedish
Short form of names starting, containing, or ending with li. In some cases it may be seen as a strictly feminine form of Lee.
f Vietnamese
Variant of .
LÎA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic from of Lea.
LIA f Medieval English (Rare)
Of unknown origin and meaning.
LIÄ f Tatar
Variant of Lia.
LIAB m & f Hmong
Means "red" in Hmong.
LIABLIS f Hmong
Means "very red" in Hmong.
LIAD m & f Hebrew (Rare)
Combination of the names Li (2) and Ad , the word Ad in Hebrew means "forever". and when you add the word Li it's means "forever mine"
LIAH f English (Rare)
Variant of Lia.
LIAH f & m Chinese (Modern)
Combination of Li (1) and Ah.
LIAHM m English (American)
Variant of Liam that was given to 8 boys in 2017 according to the SSA.
LIAHONA f Mormon (Rare)
According to the Book of Mormon and other Latter Day Saint movement sources, the Liahona is a brass ball that operated as a type of compass with two spindles. One of the spindles was said to point the direction Lehi and his party should travel after their escape from Jerusalem... [more]
LIAJ f Hmong
Means "field, paddy field" in Hmong.
LIALL m English (Rare)
Variant of Lyle influenced by the spelling of Niall
LÍAM m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Liam.
LIAM m & f Hebrew (Modern)
Means "my people" or "my nation" from Hebrew לִי (li, see Li (2) and עָם (am) "people, nation". It is also a modern Hebrew acronym for "לא ידע עמי מלחמה" which means "my nation didn't know war".
LIAMA m Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Liam.
LIÁN f & m Chinese
Variant of Liên.
LIAN f Various
Variant of Leen.
LIÁNA f Hungarian
Diminutive of Juliána, used as a given name in its own right (compare Liana).
LIANA f Iranian
It has Persian-Iranian origin and it means : Glowing lady
LIANA f Urdu
Eye of the light
LIANDRI f Afrikaans (Rare)
Meaning, Precious Gift
LIANG m & f Chinese, Indonesian
Means "a beam", "a bridge", "an elevation", or "a mast". Traditionally a surname common in East Asia. A famous bearer of this name is Liang Na (formally Empress Shunlie), who was an empress during the Han Dynasty.
LIANGBING m & f Chinese
This name is a combination of 梁 (Liang) meaning "Mast, Bridge, Elevation, Beam", or 良 (Liang) meaning "Beautiful, Good, Auspicious", and 冰 (Bing) meaning "Ice, Cold".Other combinations are possible.
LIANGFU m Chinese
A combination of the characters 良 (liang, meaning “good, pleasant, beneficient”) and 夫 (fu, meaning “adult man, husband”). This was the given name of King Xuan of Chu (楚宣王), a ruler of the state of Chu during the Chinese Spring and Autumn Period (770 - 473 BCE).
LIANGLIANG f Chinese
This name can be made with 梁 (Liang) meaning "Elevation, Mast, Bridge, Beam", possibly added to 良 (Liang) meaning "Auspicious, Beautiful, Good". Otherwise, the two symbols, or any others could be written twice.
LIANGLING f & m Chinese
This name is a compound of the names 梁 (Liang) meaning "Elevation, Bridge, Beam, Mast", 亮 (Liang) meaning "Radiant, Bright, Brilliant, Light", 凉 (Liang) meaning "Refreshing, Cool", or 良 (Liang) meaning "Virtuous, Auspicious, Beautiful, Respectable, Good", and 灵 (Ling) meaning "Spirit, Soul", 铃 (Ling) meaning "Bell, Chime", 鈴 (Ling) meaning "Boll, Small Bell, Bud", or 綾 (Ling) meaning "Damask, Thin Silk".
LIANGYAN m & f Chinese
Liang means "elevation,beam,mast,bridge" and Yan can mean "beautiful, gorgeous" and "rocks,cliff".
LIANNA f English
Variant of Liana or Leanna.
LIANNAH f English
Variant of Liana or Leanna. This name was given to 7 girls born in the USA in 2010.
LIANO m English (African)
Masculine Form Of Liana
LIANOR f Medieval Portuguese
Medieval Portuguese form of Leonor, recorded in 15th-century Lisbon.
LIANORA f Sardinian
Sardinian form of Leonora.
LIAQAT m Arabic, Urdu
Derived from Arabic لِيَاقَة (liyāqa) meaning "fitness, aptitude" or "eligibility, capability".
LIAQUAT m Pakistani, Urdu
Variant transcription of Liaqat.
LIARA f English, Popular Culture
Possibly a variant of LIORA... [more]
LIASSINE m Arabic (Maghrebi, Rare)
Rare variant of Yasin (chiefly Algerian).
LIATTE f Various (Modern, Rare)
French diminutive form of Lia (1), or a variant of the Hebrew name Liat.
LIAUDAS m Lithuanian
Derived from the Lithuanian noun liaudis meaning "people, folk", which is etymologically related to the Germanic element leud meaning "people" (see Leopold and Leutwin).... [more]
LIAUDĖ f Lithuanian
Feminine form of Liaudas as well as a short form of feminine compound names that start with Liaud- (such as Liaudmina and Liaudvilė) or end in -liaudė, such as Vyliaudė.... [more]
LIAUDGINTAS m Lithuanian
The first element of this name is derived from the Lithuanian noun liaudis meaning "people, folk", which is etymologically related to the Germanic element leud meaning "people" (see Leopold and Leutwin)... [more]
LIAUDMANTAS m Lithuanian
The first element of this name is derived from the Lithuanian noun liaudis meaning "people, folk", which is etymologically related to the Germanic element leud meaning "people" (see Leopold and Leutwin)... [more]
LIAUDMINA f Lithuanian
Variant form of Liaudminė.
LIAUDMINAS m Lithuanian
The first element of this name is derived from the Lithuanian noun liaudis meaning "people, folk", which is etymologically related to the Germanic element leud meaning "people" (see Leopold and Leutwin)... [more]
LIAUDVILAS m Lithuanian
The first element of this name is derived from the Lithuanian noun liaudis meaning "people, folk", which is etymologically related to the Germanic element leud meaning "people" (see Leopold and Leutwin)... [more]
LIAUDVYDAS m Lithuanian
The first element of this name is derived from the Lithuanian noun liaudis meaning "people, folk", which is etymologically related to the Germanic element leud meaning "people" (see Leopold and Leutwin)... [more]
LIAUGAS m Lithuanian (Rare)
Short form of masculine names that start with Liaug-, such as Liaugaudas, Liaugedas and Liaugintas.
LIAUGAUDAS m Lithuanian
The first element of this name is either derived from the Lithuanian verb liautis meaning "to stop, to cease" or from the Lithuanian noun liaudis meaning "people, folk", which is etymologically related to the Germanic element leud meaning "people" (see Leopold and Leutwin)... [more]
LIAUGAUDĖ f Lithuanian
Feminine form of Liaugaudas.
LIAUGĖ f Lithuanian (Rare)
Short form of feminine names that start with Liaug-, such as Liaugaudė, Liaugedė and Liaugintė.
LIAUGEDAS m Lithuanian
The first element of this name is either derived from the Lithuanian verb liautis meaning "to stop, to cease" or from the Lithuanian noun liaudis meaning "people, folk", which is etymologically related to the Germanic element leud meaning "people" (see Leopold and Leutwin)... [more]
LIAUGINTAS m Lithuanian
The first element of this name is either derived from the Lithuanian verb liautis meaning "to stop, to cease" or from the Lithuanian noun liaudis meaning "people, folk", which is etymologically related to the Germanic element leud meaning "people" (see Leopold and Leutwin)... [more]
LIAV m Hebrew
Combination of the name Li (2) means "to me" / "mine" and the word av means "father" in Hebrew. Usually masculine, rare as feminine. the meaning of this name is "my father" / "I have a father".
LIAVON m Belarusian
Belarusian form of Leon.
LIAZZAT f Kazakh (Rare)
Variant transcription of Lyazzat.
LIB f & m English
Short form of names starting in Lib- or of Elizabeth (via Libby).
LIB m Mormon
The name of various Book of Mormon characters.
LIBAI m & f Chinese
Combination of Li (1) and Bai.
LIBAN m Arabic, Somali
The name Liban, meaning persevere in ancient arabic is prodominatley used in the northern region of Somalia (now Somaliland). Usually given to boys who are seen as handsome at birth.
LIBAO m & f Chinese
Combination of Li (1) and Bao.
LIBAR f & m Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Li (2) and Bar.
LIBARDO m Spanish (Mexican)
unknown, believed to be of latin orgin. Perhaps related to liberty, liberator.
LIBAT f Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the names Li (2) and Bat means "my girl, my daughter" in Hebrew.
LIBATIUS m Literature
From "libation," the pouring of a liquid offering as a religious ritual or an intoxicating beverage.... [more]
LIBBA f English
Diminutive of Elizabeth.
LIBBE m West Frisian
Variant of Lubbe.
LIBBE m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Libbi.
LIBBET f English (Rare)
Diminutive of Elizabeth (see also Libby). It was used for a character, a young girl, in William Nicholson's book 'Noman'.
LIBBI f English
Variant of Libby.
LIBBI m Ancient Scandinavian
Unknown etymology.
LIBBY f Hebrew
Variant of Libi.
LIBE f Basque
Basque form of the Spanish and ancient Roman name Libia.
LIBE f Yiddish
Variant of Liba.
LIBELL f English (American, Anglicized, Modern, Rare)
Inspired by the Dragonfly mythology and derived from the translated German version name of a dragonfly (Libelle). ... [more]
LIBELLE f English (Modern)
Combination of Li and Belle.
LIBÉLULA f Spanish (Latin American, Rare)
Means "dragonfly" in Spanish.
LIBERA f Roman Mythology
Roman goddess of wine, fertility, and freedom who empowers the woman to release her semen. See also Liber.
LIBERAT m Polish
Polish form of Liberatus.
LIBERATO m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese form of Liberatus.
LIBERDADE f Portuguese (Rare)
Means "freedom" in Portuguese, making it a cognate of Liberty.
LIBÈRE m French
French form of Liberius.
LIBERI m Catalan
Catalan form of Liberius.
LIBÉRIO m Portuguese (Rare)
Portuguese form of Liberius.
LIBERIO m Galician, Italian, Spanish
Galician, Italian and Spanish form of Liberius.
LIBERIUSZ m Polish
Polish form of Liberius.
LIBERIY m Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of Liberius.
LIBERO m Italian, French, Spanish
Of Latin origin meaning "free".
LIBERTAD f Spanish
Means "freedom, liberty" in Spanish (see Liberty).
LIBERTAS m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Libertus.
LIBERTAS f Roman Mythology
Derived from the Latin noun libertas meaning "freedom, liberty". In Roman mythology, Libertas was the name of the goddess of liberty.
LIBERTI f English (Modern, Rare)
Variant spelling of Liberty.
LIBERTINE m English (Rare)
This name is derived from Libertinus meaning "member of a class of freedmen", which is itself originated from libertus meaning "one's freedmen" (from liber meaning "free").... [more]
LIBERTO m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Presumably the Spanish, Portuguese and Italian form of Libertus. It is said to be derived from Latin libertus meaning "freedman, freed slave".... [more]
LIBERTUS m Various
This name is probably best known for being the name of Libertus of Saint-Trond, a Belgian saint from the 8th century AD. There are two possibilities for the etymology of his name: it is either derived from Latin libertus meaning "freedman" (though the name could also be considered to be a masculinization of the feminine Latin name Libertas) or it is a latinization of his original Germanic name... [more]
LIBESTE f German (Silesian, Archaic), Medieval German
Medieval Silesian German diminutive of Liphilt.
LIBI f Yiddish
Variant of Leeba.
LIBIEL f & m Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the name Libi which means "my heart" and El, reference to God.
LIBIN f Somali
Libin means "healthy."
LIBO m & f Chinese
Combination of Li (1) and Bo (2).
LIBOIRE m French
French form of Liborius.
LIBOKO f Sotho
Means "praises" in Sotho.
LIBRA f Astronomy
The name of a zodiacal constellation supposedly shaped like a set of scales. It literally means "pound, balance" in Latin, from Mediterranean base *lithra- "a scale".
LIBRECHT m Dutch (Rare), German (Archaic)
Variant of Liubbert or Leudoberct (see Lubbert).
LIBSCHE f Yiddish
Diminutive of Libe and Liba.
LIBUNA f Czech
Diminutive of Libuše.
LIBUŠA f Slovak
Slovak form of Libuše.