In Hindu belief this is the name of one of the playmates of the young Krishna. The surname was borne by the author and poet D. Faroe Islands , Denmark .
Read more about Lorraine. The laurel or sweet bay tree is symbolic of honor and victory; old name with many variants. Read more about Lori. Lyla with a Y has been fortunate enough to ride on the coattails of the über-popular Lila with an I, all the way to the Read more about Lyla. Gender Any Boy Girl Unisex. Lila Charmingly old-fashioned names are having their day and Lila is no exception. Lily Not only is this the most popular of all flower names, it's the name of a famous comedienne, the name of Harry Potter's "mum," Lisa Lisa is a short version of the ever popular Elizabeth.
Laura Laura is your classic "classic name. Leah Leah has a downer of a meaning, "weary," and it's no wonder. Lynn Lynn is a vintage girls' name that had it's moment in the spotlight around the s and s, and has been stagnant ever Liberty Give me Liberty, or give me Lee Lee is an old-fashioned unisex name that is now more commonly used as a middle name, if at all. Layla Layla is a lyrical name that's taken huge leaps and bounds to establish its presence as a top girl name. Light; a vernacular form of Lucia, the feminine form of Lucius Read more about Lucy.
Lola Whatever Lola wants, Lola gets—and apparently Lola wanted a jump in popularity. Linda English Origin Spanish: Pretty; may also refer to the linden, an ornamental shade tree also used for medicinal purposes Read more about Linda. Variant of Lilian derived from the flower name Lily; symbolic of innocence, purity, and beauty Read more about Lillian.
Louise French Origin German: Renowned warrior; feminine form of Louis Read more about Louise. Child of heaven, heavenly flowers Read more about Leilani. Lacy Despite its delicate and feminine association, this name is borne of a hostile invasion.
Laurel Laurel is a woodsy, botanical alternative to Laura and Lauren. Lindsey A variation of Lindsay, both spellings are now past their prime and beginning to sound dated.
Island of linden trees Scottish Origin Read more about Lindsay. Lily Read more about Liliana. Finnish Origin Read more about Laila. Laurentum was a city in ancient Italy, its name probably deriving from Latin laurus "laurel". Saint Laurence was a 3rd-century deacon and martyr from Rome.
According to tradition he was roasted alive on a gridiron because, when ordered to hand over the church's treasures, he presented the sick and poor. Due to the saint's popularity, the name came into general use in the Christian world in various spellings.
Saint Laurentinus was a 3rd-century martyr from Carthage. Laverna was the Roman goddess of thieves and thievery. It is sometimes associated with the Roman goddess Laverna or the Latin word vernus "of spring". According to the legend Aeneas named the town of Lavinium in honour of his wife. This spelling of the name is now more common than Laurence in the English-speaking world, probably because Lawrence is the usual spelling of the surname. The surname was borne by the author and poet D.
Lawrence , as well as the revolutionary T. Lawrence , who was known as Lawrence of Arabia. This was the name of the object of romantic poems written by the 7th-century poet known as Qays. The story of Qays and Layla became a popular romance in medieval Arabia and Persia. The name became used in the English-speaking world after the release of the song 'Layla' by Derek and the Dominos, the title of which was inspired by the medieval story.
Lazarus was a man from Bethany, the brother of Mary and Martha , who was restored to life by Jesus. Alternatively it might be related to Akkadian littu meaning "cow". In the Old Testament Leah is the first wife of Jacob and the mother of seven of his children.
Jacob's other wife was Leah's younger sister Rachel , who he preferred. Leah later offered Jacob her handmaid Zilpah in order for him to conceive more children. In Greek legend Leander was the lover of Hero.
Every night he swam across the Hellespont to meet her, but on one occasion he was drowned when a storm arose. When Hero saw his dead body she threw herself into the waters and perished. This name was first brought to public attention by the American actress Leatrice Joy This name was created in the 17th century. This is the name of basketball player LeBron James According to Slavic legend this was the name of the founder of the Polish people.
In Greek myth she was the mother of Castor , Pollux , Helen and Clytemnestra by the god Zeus , who came upon her in the form of a swan. The surname belonged to Robert E. Lee , commander of the Confederate forces during the American Civil War. In his honour, it has been commonly used as a given name in the American South. In 'The Lord of the Rings' by J.
Tolkien, Legolas is the son of the elf lord Thranduil and a member of the Fellowship of the Ring. LEHI m Mormon From an Old Testament place name meaning "jawbone" in Hebrew, so called because it was the site where the hero Samson defeated 1, warriors using only the jawbone of a donkey as a weapon.
It is also used in the Book of Mormon as the name of a prophet. Other characters can also form this name. Arab world . China most common names, not official . China not official . India BabyCenter, . Iran babies born — . Iran general population . Iraq [ citation needed ]. Israel , Jewish boys    . Israel , Jewish unisex names given to both boys and girls .
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L-Names for Girls L baby names and what they mean, with results. The most fashionable girl names in this list are Leia (#), Leilani (#), Lucy (#55), Luna (#77) and Lydia (#80), while Lau (TOP 1%) and Lam (1%) are common L- last names. L amar 2, var. L emarr, L emar, L amarre, L amarr Source fr. Old French, Old German elements. "The water; land famous." "The water; land famous." Lamar is a frequently occurring (TOP 38%) men's name, whereas Lamarr, Lamarre, Lemar and Lemarr are unconventional. Late Latin name which might be derived from the name of the Greek island of Leucadia or from Greek λευκος (leukos) meaning "bright, clear, white" (which is also the root of the island's name). Saint Leocadia was a 3rd-century martyr from Spain.