Submitted Names Starting with L

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LIBUSCH f German (Silesian, Archaic), Medieval German
Medieval Silesian German diminutive of Liphilt.
LIBUSZA f Polish
Polish form of Libuše.
LIBY f & m English
Variant of Libi or Libby, or a nickname for Liberty.
LIBYA f Greek Mythology
Libya is the daughter of Epaphus, King of Egypt, in both Greek and Roman mythology. She personified the land of Ancient Libya in North Africa, from which the name of modern-day Libya originated.
LICA f Portuguese
Diminutive of Ligia.
LICARAYEN f Mapuche, New World Mythology
Composed of Mapuche lica meaning "stone" and rayen "flower" (compare Rayen). In legend the beautiful maiden Licarayen sacrificed herself in order to stop the wrath of the evil spirit of the volcano Osorno from destroying her people; it was from the ashes and snow of her sacrifice that Lake Llanquihue in Chile was created.
LICE f Portuguese
Diminutive of Alice.
LICETTA f English (Rare)
Possibly a variant of Lisette.
LICHA f Spanish
Diminutive of Alicia.
LICHEN f & m Chinese (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the names Li (1) and Chen (1).
LICHEN f & m Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the names Li (2) and Chen (2) means "my beauty" or "my grace" in Hebrew.
LÍCIA f Hungarian (Rare)
Truncated form of Felícia.
LICIA f Asturian
Asturian form of Alicia.
LICIA f Italian
Derived from Greek Λυκιος (Lykios) and Λυκια (Lykia), the ethnic name for a person from Licia, a region in Asia Minor (compare Lycia).
LICINHA f Portuguese
Diminutive of Alice.
LICÍNIA f Portuguese
Portuguese form of Licinia.
LICINIA f Ancient Roman, Italian, Italian (Emilian-Romagnol), Spanish (Rare)
Feminine form of Licinius. A known bearer of this name was Licinia Eudoxia, a Roman empress from the 5th century AD.
Roman cognomen which was derived from Licinius. Known bearers of this name include the Roman author Granius Licinianus (2nd century AD) and the Roman usurper Julius Valens Licinianus (3rd century AD).
LICÍNIO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Licinius.
LICINIO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Licinius. A known bearer of this name was the Italian composer Licinio Refice (1883-1954).
LICINIUS m Ancient Roman
Roman nomen gentile which was derived from the Roman cognomen Licinus, which itself was derived from the Latin adjective licinus meaning "bent, turned upward, upturned". Also compare the Latin verb licinio meaning "to show through, to disclose".... [more]
LICIO m Italian
Masculine form of Licia.
LICKEL f Alsatian (Archaic)
Vernacular diminutive of Angelika.
LICOMEDES m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Lycomedes.
LICORICIA f Medieval Jewish, Jewish (Archaic), Medieval English
This name was recorded in the Jewish community in medieval England. It was famously borne by Licoricia of Winchester who was one of the most prominent female bankers and one of the most notable English Jewish women of her time.... [more]
LICORUS m Greek Mythology, Literature
Licorus is a form of the name Lycorus.In Greek mythology, Lycorus was a son of the god Apollo. After him a city was named Lycoreia.This is the name of Licorus Black, a character in the "Harry Potter" series written by J.K. Rowling.
LICYNIA f Polish
Derived from the Latin name Licinus, ultimately meaning "upturned".
LIDA f Russian, Ukrainian, Danish (Rare), Finnish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Short form of Lidia or Lidiya. In Scandinavia it has also been used as a short form of Alida and other names ending in -lida.
LIDA f Georgian
Georgian variant of Lidia.
LIDA f & m Chinese (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Li (1) and Da.
LIDAN m & f Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the name Li (2) means "to me" and the name Dan (1) means "(he) judges". usually masculine, rare as feminine.
LIDANA f Chinese
Combination of the names Li (1) , Da and Na
LIDAR f & m Hebrew
Combination of the name Li (2) means "to me" / "mine" and the name Dar means "(mother of) pearl" / "nacre".
LIDDIE f English
Variant of Liddy.
LIDE f Basque
Basque form of Lydia.
LIDEWIJ f Dutch (Rare)
Germanic name derived from the elements leud "people" and wîh "sacred" or wîch "battle. Used by John Green in The Fault in our Stars
LÍDI f Portuguese
Diminutive of Lídia.
LIDIAN f English (Rare)
In the case of Lidian Emerson (1802-1892), the second wife of philosopher-poet Ralph Waldo Emerson, it was an elaboration of Lydia, her original name, changed by her at her husband's request, allegedly to avoid the hiatus between Lydia and Emerson.
LIDIANA f Italian
Elaboration of Lidia.
LIDIE f American
Variant of Lydia.
LIDIK f Nivkh
From Nivkh lygdyd meaning "watching, wide-eyed".
LIDIO m English (American), Spanish, Brazilian
Probably a masculine form to Lydia.
LIDIOP m Western African
The name of a Senegalese Reggae artist.
LIDIYAN m Various (Modern, Rare)
Possibly masculine variant of the Russian and Bulgarian name Lidiya (or Lydia in English)
LIDÓN f Spanish (Rare)
Spanish form of Lledó.
LIDOR m & f Hebrew
Combination of the names Li (2) and Dor means "my generation" in Hebrew.
LIDORI f & m Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
Variant of the name Lidor, or a combination of the names Li (2) and Dori.
LIDUINA f Spanish (Rare), Dutch (Rare), Italian
Spanish and Italian form and Dutch variant of Lidwina.
LIDUK f Mari
Mari form of Lidya.
LIDUNKA f Czech (Rare)
Diminutive of Lída.
Diminutive of Ludmila.
LIDVINA f German
Variant of Lidwina.... [more]
LIDVOR f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian combination of liðr "limb" and vár "spring".
Dutch form of Lidwine, with its spelling phonetical in nature.
LIDWINA f Dutch, German
Dutch and German variant of Ludwina. It was borne by Lidwina (or Lydwina) of Schiedam, a Dutch mystic and Roman Catholic saint of the 15th century.
LIDWINE f Dutch, German, French
Dutch, German and French form of Lidwina.
LIDYA f Various
Variant of Lydia.
LIDYAN f & m Various (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the names Li and Dyan, or a variant of the name Lidya.
LIDZHI m Kalmyk
Means "born on Wednesday", from Kalmyk үлмҗ (ülmzh) "Wednesday".
LIDZIJA f Belarusian
Belarusian form of Lydia.
LIE f German (Rare), Dutch (Rare)
Probably a short form of Emilie.
LIE m Chinese
Liè is Chinese for "ardent". Ardent means either enthusiastic or passionate, or burning or glowing.
LIEANID m Belarusian
Variant transcription of Leanid.
LIEBCHEN f Yiddish
Diminutive of Liebe. It coincides with the German term of endearment Liebchen "sweetheart".
LIEBE f Yiddish
Variant of Leeba (via its variant forms Liba and Libe).... [more]
From Sami lieđđi meaning "flower".
LIEF m Old Danish, Literature
Old Danish form of LjúfR.
LIEGA f Latvian
Derived from Latvian liegs "gentle, tender."
LIEKEL m West Frisian (Rare)
Variant form of Lykel, where the spelling is more phonetical in nature.
LIEKELE m West Frisian
Variant form of Lykele, where the spelling is more phonetical in nature.
LIEKEN f Low German
Low German diminutive form of Elisabeth; compare also Dutch Lieke.
LIEKKI m & f Finnish (Rare)
Means "flame" in Finnish.
LIEKLE m West Frisian (Rare)
Variant form of Lykle, where the spelling is more phonetical in nature.
LIEL f & m Hebrew (Modern)
Means "for God" or "I have (a) God" in Hebrew". ... [more]
LIELA f English (Latinized, Modern)
It is a name from the flower, lilac.
LIELAH f Various (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the name Li (2) means "to me", and the name Elah which is a kind of a tree (Elah is also means "goddess" in Hebrew). ... [more]
LIELI f & m Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the names Li (2) and Eli (2) or a variant of the name Liel which means "My God" in Hebrew.
LIËLLE f Dutch (Rare)
Dutch form of Lielle.
LIEM f Hebrew
Combination of the name Li (2) means "to me" / "mine" and the word em, which is relative to the word ima that means "mother", usually feminine, rare as masculine. The meaning of this name is "my mother" / "I have a mother".
LIEM m English (American)
Variant spelling of Liam. Liem was given to 34 boys in 2017 per the Social Security Administration.
LIENA f Latvian (Rare), Ukrainian, Maltese
Latvian variant of Liene and Maltese name related to Helen.
LIENE f Latvian
Originally a diminutive of Helēna, now used as a given name in its own right (compare Lena).
LIENG m Vietnamese, Chinese
In Vietnamese, the name is likely related to the Ma Lieng (Chut) ethnic group local to the Minh Hoa and Tuyen Hoa districts of Quang Binh Province. In China, Lièng-gŏng is another name for Lianjiang, a suburban county of Fuzhou on the eastern coast of Fujian province, People's Republic of China.
LIENHARD m German, German (Swiss)
Swiss German form of Leonhard.
LIENIA f Chuukese
it is originated from chuuk specifically the outer islands..for the islands in the chuuk lagoon it is "finia".."lien" is an expression for girls.."ia" means where..the name is more likely to ask a can only be used for girls..the true meaning is "where is she from"..lienia and finia are the same meaning..
LIENNE f French
Truncated form of Julienne which has found some usage as a stand alone name in recent years. ... [more]
LIEPIŅA f Medieval Baltic
Derived from Latvian liepa "linden tree, lime tree". This name was recorded in medieval Latvia.
LIERNIA f Basque (Rare)
Basque feminine given name taken from an epithet of the Virgin Mary, Our Lady of Liernia, the Basque patron of mothers without milk or who are unable to conceive.
LIERRE f French (Modern, Rare)
Modern coinage meaning "ivy".
LIESCHEN f German (Archaic)
Nickname for names containing lis, lies, lise, liese or lisa such as Elisabeth. Not used as a full first name in Germany.
LIESDALE f English (Rare)
Combination of the names Lies and Dale.
LIESELORE f German (Rare)
Combination of Liese and Lore (1).
LIESERL f Upper German
Diminutive form of Elisabeth. Supposedly, the name of Albert Einstein's speculated illegitimate daughter.... [more]
LIESMA f Latvian
Directly taken from Latvian liesma "flame, blaze". This name was used by the Latvian poet and playwright Aspazija in her play Ragana (1895).
LIETTA f Italian
Diminutive of Lia.
LIETTE f French
Short form of Juliette.
LIỄU f Vietnamese
Means "willow" in Vietnamese.
LIỄU HẠNH f Far Eastern Mythology
A Vietnamese mother goddess. Her name is derived from liễu meaning "willow" and hạnh meaning "almond".
LIEUWE m Dutch, West Frisian
Variant of Leeuwe. A famous bearer of this name is Lieuwe Westra (b. 1982), Dutch racing cyclist.
LIEV m Yiddish
Yiddish variant of Lev (2). A famous bearer is Liev Schreiber, an American actor.
LIEZE f Dutch (Rare)
Dutch variant of Liese.
LÍF f Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology, Icelandic
Old Norse and Icelandic variant of Hlíf. In Norse mythology, Líf and Lífþrasir are the only people to survive Ragnarǫk and become the ancestors of the post-Ragnarǫk human race.
Means "her inheritance" in Ndebele.
LÍFDÍS f Icelandic (Rare)
Combination of the Old Norse name elements hlíf "cover; shelter; protection (especially a shield)" and dís "goddess; woman, lady; sister" or dis "wise woman, seeress; woman, virgin".
LIFE f & m English (Puritan, Rare)
Directly taken from the English word life.... [more]
LIFEN f & m Chinese (Modern)
Combination of the names Li (1) and Fen (1).
LIFENG m Chinese
From Chinese 立 (lì) meaning "to stand, to establish" or 利 (lì) meaning "benefit, advantage" combined with 峰 (fēng) meaning "peak, summit", as well as other character combinations that can form this name.
LIFF f Danish, Swedish
Danish and Swedish form of Líf.
LÍFGJARN m Icelandic
Icelandic name meaning "eager/willing to live".
LIFRI m Lezgin
Derived from лиф (lif) meaning "dove".
LÍFÞRASIR m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Means "the one striving after life". In Norse mythology Líf and Lífþrasir are the only people to survive Ragnarǫk].
LIFU m & f Chinese (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the names Li (1) and Fu
LIG f Hmong
Means "youngest daughter" in Hmong.
LIGAD m & f Hebrew (Rare)
Combination of the names Li (2) and Gad means "my fortune" / "my luck" in Hebrew, its quite rare name in Israel.
LIGAL f & m Hebrew
Combination of the names Li (2) and Gal (1) means "my wave" in Hebrew.
LIGE m American (Rare)
Short form of Elijah. One notable bearer was silent film actor Lige Conley who was christened Elijah.
LÍGGJAS m Faroese
Faroese short form of Elias.
LIGHT m & f English (Modern, Rare), Popular Culture
From the English word light meaning "the natural agent that stimulates sight and makes things visible".... [more]
LIGHTNING f & m Popular Culture
The name of a character in the popular video game series 'Final Fantasy'. ... [more]
LIGIAN m & f Chinese (Modern)
International version of Lijian
LIGIÈRE f French (Archaic)
Feminine form of Ligier.
LIGIJA f Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Ligeia.
LIGITA f Latvian, Lithuanian
Latvian name of uncertain origin and meaning which also got adopted into Lithuanian usage. Folk etymology generally considers this name a variant of Līga.
LĪGSMA f Latvian
Variant of Līksma.
LIHAI m & f Chinese (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Li (1) and Hai.
LIHAI m & f Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the names Li (2) and Hai possibly means "my existence" in Hebrew. The name Hai means "alive / living" in Hebrew.
LIHANNA f English
Variant of Liana or Leanna influenced by Rihanna. This name was given to 8 girls born in the USA in 2010.
LIHEE f Hebrew
Variant of Lihi.
LIHEN f & m Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the names Li (2) and Hen means "my beauty" / "my grace" in Hebrew.
LIHIE f Hebrew
Variant of Lihi.
LIHLE f Xhosa
LIHOD f & m Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the names Li (2) and Hod means "my splendor" or "my glory" in Hebrew.
LIHU m Hebrew
Means "he is mine" in Hebrew.
LI-HUA f Chinese
Means pear blossom in Chinese.
LIHUA f & m Chinese
Combination of the names Li (1) and Hua
LII f Estonian
A short form of Liidia, Eliisabet or other female names containing the syllable -li- or -lii-.
LIIA f Estonian, Finnish
Variant of Lia.
LIIAS m Estonian
Estonian form of Elias.
LIIBAAN m Somali
Means "victory, winning" in Somali.
LIIDIA f Estonian
Cognate of Lydia.
LIIKKIIT f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Likît.
LIILA f Finnish
Means "violet" in Finnish.
LIILI f Estonian, Greenlandic
Estonian form of Lily and Greenlandic younger form of Lîle.
LIILIA f Estonian
Means "lily" in Estonian.
LIILIANNI f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Lîliáne.
LIILIKA f Estonian
Diminutive of Lilli or Lilja.
LIINU f Finnish
Most likely a pet name from Liina and names ending in 'liina'.
LIINUS m Finnish
Finnish form of Linus
LIIR m Literature
Possibly intended as a variant of Llyr, this is the name of Elphaba's child in American author Gregory Maguire's 'Wicked' series.
Sami form of Lisa.
LIIU m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Lîu.
LIIVI f Estonian
Short form of Olivia or Livia. Or from an Estonian place name Livonia.
LIIVIKA f Estonian
Estonian feminine name meaning "sand, sands".
LIIVO m Estonian
Liivo is an Estonian masculine given name derived from the word "liiv" meaning "sand". The associate name day is May 11.
LIJ m English
Diminutive of Elijah.
LIJA f Latvian
Of uncertain origin and meaning. Theories include a Latvianized variant of Lia and a direct derivation from Latvian lija "hen-harrier; mild, soft rain".
LIJA f Slovene
Slovene variant of Lea as well as a short form of Lijana.
LIJANA f English (American, Modern, Rare)
Combination of Lija with the suffix -na.
LIJART f Medieval French
Likely a variant of Liedgarde.
LIJDA f Dutch
Short form of Alijda.
LIJE m English
Diminutive of Elijah.
LIJI f & m Indian
LIJIA f & m Chinese
Combination of the names Li (1) and Jia
LIJIAN m & f Chinese
Combination of the names Li (1) and Jian
LIJIN m & f Chinese, Arabic, English
According to a user from New Jersey, United States, the name Lijin is of Chinese origin and means "Beautiful golden child".... [more]
LIJKEL m West Frisian (Rare)
Variant form or spelling of Lykel.
LIJKELE m West Frisian
Variant form or spelling of Lykele.
LIJKLE m West Frisian
Variant form or spelling of Lykle.
LIJU m & f Indian
LIJUAN f Chinese
From Chinese 丽 (lì) meaning "beautiful, lovely, pretty, fair" combined with 娟 (juān) meaning "beautiful, graceful". This name can be formed of other character combinations as well.
LIKA f Georgian
Meaning as of yet unknown. This name might possibly be a short form of a given name that contains -lik-, such as Eliko, Guliko, Suliko and Taliko. However, it could also be an independent name in its own right, in which case it is possibly of Arabic or Persian origin.... [more]
LIKA m & f Finnish
Means "dirt" in Finnish.
LIKA f Belarusian
Short form of Anzhalika.
LIKEKE m Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Richard.
Means "teardrops" in Sotho.
LIKHA f Filipino
"art" or "create"
LIKÎT f Greenlandic
Diminutive of Rikîna.
LIKKI f Finnish
Diminutive of Mielikki.
LIKLAI f Meitei
Means "dewdrop" in Meitei.
LIKNATUS m Old Swedish
Old Swedish Latinized form of Líknhvatr.
LÍKNBIǪRN m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse combination of líkn "mercy", "relief", "comfort" and bjǫrn "bear".
LÍKNBJǪRN m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse variant spelling of Líknbiǫrn.
LÍKNHVATR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements líkn "mercy, relief, comfort" and hvatr "active, brisk, vigorous, manly".
LIKO m Hawaiian
Means "bud" in Hawaiian.
Means "accidents" in Sotho.
Means "buckwheat" in Erzya.
LIKSIA f Chinese (Modern)
International version of Lixia
LĪKSMA f Latvian
Derived from Latvian līksms "jolly, merry, cheerful, happy, joyful".
LIKUN f & m Chinese (Modern)
Combination of Li (1) and Kun.
LIKUNA f Georgian
Probably a pet form of Lika.
LIKURG m Polish
Polish form of Lycurgus.
LIL f English
Short form of Lillian and other names beginning with Lil.
LILA f Breton
Of debated origin and meaning. Theories include a derivation from Eulalia.
LILA f Dutch
Means "lilac" in Dutch.
LILA f Spanish
Diminutive of Dalila.
LILA f Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Layla or a combination of Hebrew Li (2) means "to me" and la means "to her".
LILAEA f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Λίλαια (Lilaia). In Greek mythology, Lilaea was a Naiad of a spring of the same name, daughter of the river god Cephissus
LILAKAI f Navajo
Meaning uncertain, perhaps derived from Navajo łį́į́ʼ "horse" and łigaii "white". It was borne by Lilakai "Lily" Neil (1900-1961), the first woman to be elected to the Navajo Tribal Council (served 1946-1951).
LÎLAN f Kurdish
Derived from Kurdish tilîlî meaning "yodel".
LILAN f & m Chinese
Combination of the names Li (1) and Lan
LILANI m & f English (African, Hellenized, Rare)
Lilani as créate by an african and then it was popular by the united staste
LILARDIA f Indigenous Australian
Lilardia means "flower".
LILAS f Portuguese
Diminutive of Liliana.
LILBERT m American (Rare)
Allegedly a contraction of "Little Bert".
LILBURN m English
Transferred use of the surname Lilburn, likely deriving from English lily, meaning "lily", and burne meaning "river."
LÎLE f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Lilli.
LILE f Georgian
Lile is Svanetian (Svaneti-historic province in Georgia) goddess of the Sun and light.
LILEE f Manx (Modern, Rare), English (Rare)
New coinage directly taken from Manx lilee "lily", used as a Manx form of Lily, as well as an English variant of this name.
LILEI f & m Chinese (Rare)
Combination of the names Li (1) and Lei (2)
LILEIGH f English (Modern)
Variant of Lily influenced by the name Leigh.
LILETTE f Various (Rare)
Likely a diminutive of Lily and its various international variants.
LILEYA f Ukrainian (Rare)
Possibly directly taken from Ukrainian Лілея (lileya), itself as variant of Лілія (liliya), "lily".
LILI f Portuguese
Diminutive of Alice.
LILI f Basque
Basque form of Lily.
LILI f Persian
meaning: Lilium (Flower).
LILIÄ f Bashkir, Tatar
Bashkir and Tatar form of Lilia.
LILIĀNA f Latvian
Latvian form of Liliana.
LÎLIÁNE f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Lilian.
LILIANNI f Greek, Portuguese
Greek form of Lilian.
LILIBEL f English
Combination of Lily & Belle.
LILIE f English
Variant of Lily.
LILIEN f & m Chinese
Combination of the names Li (1) and Liên , and a variant of the name Lilian
LILIKA f Greek
Diminutive of Evangelia or Ioulia.
LILIKOʻI f Hawaiian
From the word which refers to a passion fruit.
LILIMAR m & f Spanish
Variant of Lili
LILIN f & m Chinese (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the names Li (1) and Lin.
LILIN f Indonesian
Means "candle" in Indonesian.
LILING f & m Chinese (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the names Li (1) and Ling.
LILINOE f Hawaiian, Polynesian Mythology
From the word meaning "fine mist." A deity in Hawaiian mythology goes by this name, associated with Mauna Kea alongside Poliʻahu and Waiau.
LILIOLA f Medieval French
Blessed Liliola was a 7th-century abbess of Arles, through whose influence Saint Rusticula became a nun.
LILIOM f & m Hungarian
Means "lily" in Hungarian, from the Latin "lilium". This name has been used since the Árpád age (pre 1000 A.C.). It has history as a male name, such as in the play "Liliom" (1909) by Ferenc Molnár (which has inspired a 1934 film and the musical "Carousel")... [more]
LILIOSA f Late Roman
Feminine diminutive of Latin lilium "a lily". This name belonged to an Iberian Christian woman martyred in Córdoba, Andalusia c.852 under Emir Abd ar-Rahman II, along with her husband Felix, his cousin Aurelius and Aurelius' wife Natalia.
Combination of Lili and Rose.
LILIT f Armenian, Swedish (Rare), Hebrew, Hungarian, Literature
Form of Lilith. In Armenia this name has come into use in recent years because of the poem "Lilit" (1921) written by the Armenian poet Avetik Isahakyan (1875-1957), which is based on the myth of Lilith.
Source of light