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Names starting with La

Laurie - Unisex pet form of English Lauren and Laurence, both meaning "of Laurentum."
Lapidot - Variant spelling of Greek Lapidoth, meaning "torches." 
Laura - Feminine form of Latin Laurus, meaning "laurel." Or from Greek Lavra, meaning "an alley, a passage."
Lassi - Pet form of Finnish Larssi, meaning "laurel."
Lavern - Variant spelling of English Laverne, possibly meaning "spring-like; to be verdant." Compare with masculine Lavern.
Lacie - Variant spelling of English Lacy, meaning "lace-like."
Lampon - Greek name meaning "the bright one." In mythology, this is the name of one of the Mares of Diomed.
Laima - Lithuanian name meaning "luck." In mythology, this is the name of a goddess of fortune.
Lakisha - Variant spelling of English Lakeisha, meaning "cassia," a bark similar to cinnamon.
Lavina - Contracted form of Roman Latin Lavinia, possibly meaning "purity." 
Laila - Variant spelling of Arabic Leila, meaning "night."
Lauraine - English variant spelling of French Lorraine, meaning "land of the people of Lothar."
Lavrentiy - Russian form of Roman Latin Laurentius, meaning "of Laurentum."
Larkin - English surname transferred to forename use, from a medieval pet form of English Laurence, meaning "of Laurentum."
Lavan - Variant spelling of Hebrew Laban, meaning"white." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Rachel and Leah.
Layacna - Chamoru unisex name meaning"his/her sail."
Laurentius - Roman Latin name meaning "of Laurentum," a maritime town in Latium which means "town of laurel (bay) trees." 
Lalo - Pet form of Spanish Eduardo, meaning "guardian of prosperity."
Lawson - English surname transferred to forename use, meaning "son of Law." 
Lashonda - Elaborated form of English Shawna, meaning "God is gracious."
Lal - Hindi name meaning "to caress, to play." 
Laxman - Variant spelling of Hindi Lakshman, meaning "having lucky marks."
Lachlan - Variant spelling of Scottish Gaelic Lachlann, meaning "lake-land." 
Laurelle - Elaborated form of English Laurel, meaning "laurel."
Lavanya - Hindi name meaning "beauty, grace."
Laurentiu - Romanian form of Roman Latin Laurentius, meaning "of Laurentum."
Larraitz - Basque name meaning "our Lady of Abaltzisketa."
Lakshman - Short form of Hindi Lakshmana, meaning "having lucky marks."
Laurentia - Feminine form of Roman Latin Laurentius, meaning "of Laurentum."
Launcelot - Variant spelling of Norman French Lancelot, meaning either "little land" or "little lance."
Lawan - Thai name meaning "beautiful."
Lauchlan - Variant spelling of Scottish Gaelic Lachlan, meaning "lake-land."
Laurinda - English elaborated form of Latin Laura, meaning "laurel."
Lapidoth - Greek form of Hebrew Lapiydowth, meaning "torches." In the bible, this is the name of the husband of Deborah.
Lark - English unisex name derived from the vocabulary word, from Old English lawcere, meaning "song-bird."
Lavi - Hebrew unisex name meaning "lion."
Lamai - Thai name meaning "soft."
Lamia -  Greek myth name of an evil spirit who abducts and devours children, meaning "large shark." The name means "vampire" in Latin and "fiend" in Arabic.
Lars - Scandinavian form of Icelandic Lárus, meaning "laurel."
Launo - Finnish pet form of Scandinavian Nikolaus, meaning "victor of the people."
Lavena - American English name, probably derived from the name of the famous Caffé Lavena in Venus, Italy, established by Carlos Lavena in 1750, from Latin Lavinia, possibly meaning "purity."
Landon - English surname transferred to forename use, from a contracted form of the surname Langdon, composed of the Old English elements lang "long" and dun "hill," hence "long hill."
Lawrence - Variant spelling of English Laurence, meaning "of Laurentum."
Lalita - Feminine form of Hindi Lalit, meaning "desirable" or "playful." 
Latoya - Elaborated form of English Toya, probably meaning "toy."
Laine - Estonian name meaning "wave."
Lamprecht - Variant form of German Landoberct, meaning "land-bright."
Latif - Arabic name meaning "gentle, kind."
Lazarus - Latin form of Greek Lazaros, meaning "my God has helped." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of many characters, including a man Jesus raised from the dead.
Lalia - Short form of Italian Eulalia, meaning "well-spoken."
Lalla - English pet form of Greek Lalage, meaning "to babble." 
Lazzaro - Italian form of Latin Lazarus, meaning "my God has helped."
Langford - English habitational surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements lang "long" and ford "ford," hence "long river crossing."
Lamya - Arabic name meaning "has beautiful dark lips."
Lally - Variant spelling of English Lallie, meaning "to babble."
Launce - Short form of French Launcelot, meaning either "land" or "lance (the weapon)." 
Larry - Pet form of English Laurence, meaning "of Laurentum."
Lallie - English pet form of Greek Lalage, meaning "to babble." 
Lasse - Pet form of Scandinavian Lars, meaning "laurel."
Lazer - Yiddish form of Hebrew Elazar, meaning "my God has helped."
Lateefah - Variant spelling of Arabic Latifa, meaning "gentle, kind."
Lauretta - Italian diminutive form of Latin Laura ("laurel"), meaning "little laurel tree."
Lance -   English name derived from the Old French word lance, meaning "lance (the weapon)." 
Lachtna - Irish Gaelic name meaning "milk-colored."
Lampos - Greek name meaning "shining like a lamp." In mythology, this is the name of one of the steeds of the Sun at noon.
Laz - Pet form of English Larry, meaning "of Laurentum."
Lana -   Hawaiian name meaning "afloat; calm as still waters."
Lata - Hindi name derived from a plant name, from the Sanskrit word lata, meaning "creeper," in reference to a creeping plant.
Latinus - Latin form of Greek Latinos, meaning "belonging to Latium." In Roman mythology, this is the name of a king of the Latins.
Lauryn - Variant spelling of English Lauren, meaning "of Laurentum."
Lahja - Finnish name meaning "gift."
Lanny - Pet form of English names beginning with Lan-.
Lacey - Variant spelling of English Lacy, meaning "lace-like."
Lagman - Medieval Swedish form of Old Norse Logma�r, meaning "lawman."
Lawrie - Pet form of English Lawrence, meaning "of Laurentum."
Laureen - English pet form of Latin Laura, meaning "laurel."
Lavinia - Latin name possibly meaning "purity." In Roman mythology, this is the name of the wife of Aeneas.
Laida - Basque name derived from the name of a beach in Bizkaia.
Laurene - Variant spelling of English Lauren, meaning "of Laurentum."
Law - Middle English short form of English Lawrence, meaning "of Laurentum."
Lamech - Greek form of Hebrew Lemek ("powerful"), but perhaps meaning "pauper." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Tubal-Cain and the father of Noah. 
Lambert - Middle English form of Low German Lammert, meaning "land-bright."
Layne - Variant spelling of English Lane, meaning "lives by the lane." 
Laurel - English name derived from the tree name. It is also used as a pet form of Latin Laura, meaning "laurel."
Lani - Hawaiian name meaning "heaven, sky."
Lárus - Icelandic form of Latin Laurus, meaning "laurel."
Lane - English topographic surname transferred to forename use, derived from Old English lane "narrow pathway," hence "lives by a lane."
Laure - French form of Latin Laura, meaning "laurel."
Lavonne - Modern English elaborated form of French Yvonne, meaning "yew tree."
Lai - Chamoru name meaning "friend; man; law."
Lachesis - Latin form of Greek Lakhesis, meaning "apportioner; disposer of lots." In mythology, this is the name of one of the three Fates (Moirae).
Landoberct - Variant form of German Landebert, meaning "land-bright." 
László - Hungarian form of Slavic Vladislav, meaning "rules with glory."
Lachina - Feminine form of Scottish Lachlan, meaning "lake-land."
Laurita - Pet form of Latin Laura, meaning "laurel."
Lanzo - Pet form of Old German names containing the element land, meaning "land."
Larissa - Russian form of Greek Lárisa, probably meaning "fortified town."
Laurence - English form of French Laurent, meaning "of Laurentum."
Lavone - Variant spelling of English Lavonne, meaning "yew tree."
Lacy - English name derived from the vocabulary word, meaning "lace-like." 
Laverna - Latin name, possibly meaning "spring-like; to be verdant." In Roman mythology, this is the name of a goddess of illegally-obtained money. She is the patroness of charlatans, con men and thieves. 
Laurits - Scandinavian short form of Latin Laurentius, meaning "of Laurentum."
Laurentinus - From Roman Latin Laurentius, meaning "of Laurentum."
Ladon -  Greek name of unknown meaning. In mythology, this is the name of a river god, and the name of a hundred-headed dragon who guarded the garden of the Hesperides. The Ladon was supposed to be a cleansing river.
Laurena - Variant spelling of English Lorena, meaning "of Laurentum." 
Lashay - Elaborated feminine form of English unisex Shay, probably meaning "strong." 
Lainey - English pet form of French Elaine, possibly meaning "torch."
Lavrentios - Greek form of Roman Latin Laurentius, meaning "of Laurentum."
Lan - Chinese name meaning "orchid," or "elegant, graceful."
Laurus - Late Latin name derived from the word laurus, meaning "laurel."
Latasha - English elaborated form of Russian Tasha, meaning "birthday," or in Church Latin "Christmas day."
Layton - Variant spelling of English unisex Leighton, meaning "leek garden."
Lachie - Pet form of Scottish Gaelic Lachlann, meaning "lake-land."
Latisha - Variant spelling of English Letitia, meaning "happiness."
Lael - Hebrew name meaning "belonging to God" or "by God." In the bible, this is the name of a leader of the Gershon family.
Laci - Pet form of Hungarian László, meaning "rules with glory."
Lakshmi - Hindi name derived from the Sanskrit word laksya, meaning "aim, goal, mark." In mythology, this is the name of the wife of Vishnu, goddess of fortune and wisdom.
Laoise - Irish form of French Louise, meaning"famous warrior." 
Lashawn - Modern feminine form of English Shawn, meaning "God is gracious."
Ladislav - Czech and Slovak form of Slavic Vladislav, meaning "rules with glory."
Laighean - Old Gaelic byname meaning "spear, javelin."
Lakhesis - Greek name meaning "apportioner; disposer of lots." In mythology, this is the name of one of the three Fates (Moirae).
Lành - Vietnamese name meaning "peaceful."
Larssi - Finnish form of Scandinavian Lars, meaning "laurel."
Lares - Variant spelling of Swedish Laris, meaning "of Laurentum."
Lavender - English color and flower name derived from the vocabulary word, from Anglo-Saxon lavendre, from Late Latin lavendula which may ultimately derive from lividus, meaning "bluish, livid." Since 1840, the word has had the meaning "pale purple." 
Laxmi - Variant spelling of Hindi Lakshmi, meaning "aim, goal, mark." 
Lauro - Italian form of Latin Laurus, meaning "laurel."
Lanfen - Chinese name meaning "orchid fragrance."
Laban - Hebrew name meaning "white." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Rachel and Leah.
Lauren - Unisex form of English Laurence, meaning "of Laurentum."
Lamis - Arabic name meaning "soft."
Landebert - German name composed of the elements land "land" and berht "bright," hence "land-bright."
Lauritz - Danish and Norwegian variant spelling of Scandinavian Laurits, meaning "of Laurentum."
Lazaros - Greek form of Hebrew Elazar, meaning "my God has helped." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of many characters, including a man Jesus raised from the dead.
Lazare - French form of Latin Lazarus, meaning "my God has helped."
Laza - Pet form of Serbian Lazar, meaning "my God has helped."
Lawanda - Modern English elaborated form of German Wanda, meaning"a Wend; a wanderer." A Wend was a term used torefer to migrant Slavs in the sixth century. 
Lavrenty - Variant spelling of Russian Lavrentiy, meaning "of Laurentum."
Lavrentii - Variant spelling of Russian Lavrentiy, meaning "of Laurentum."
Laverne - English form of Roman Latin Laverna, possibly meaning "spring-like; to be verdant." Compare with masculine Laverne.
Laurissa - English pet form of Latin Laura, meaning "laurel."
Lauris - Norwegian and Swedish form of Latin Laurus, meaning "laurel."
Laurine - English pet form of Latin Laura, meaning "laurel."
Lauri - Finnish form of Latin Laurus, meaning "laurel."
Laurette - Diminutive form of French Laure ("laurel"), meaning "little laurel tree."
Lauressa - Pet form of Latin Laura, meaning "laurel."
Laures - Swedish form of Latin Laurens, meaning "of Laurentum."
Laurentzi - Basque form of Latin Laurentinus, meaning "of Laurentum."
Laurentine - Feminine form of French Laurentin, meaning "of Laurentum."
Laurentin - French form of Roman Latin Laurentinus, meaning "of Laurentum."
Laurent - French form of Roman Latin Laurentius, meaning "of Laurentum."
Laurens - Short form of Latin Laurentinus, meaning "of Laurentum." In use by the Dutch, Danish and Swedish.
Laurendi - Basque form of Latin Laurentinus, meaning "of Laurentum."
Laurencia - Feminine form of English Laurence, meaning "of Laurentum."
Latonya - Elaborated form of English Tonya, possibly meaning "invaluable." 
Latinos - Greek name meaning "belonging to Latium." In mythology, this is the name of the son of Odysseus and Circe who ruled the Etruscans.
Latasi - Chamoru name meaning "praise."
Latanya - English elaborated form of Latin Tania, probably meaning "father."
Laryn - Variant spelling of English Lauren, meaning "of Laurentum."
Larrie - Variant spelling of English Larry, meaning "of Laurentum."
Laris - Variant spelling of Swedish Laures, meaning "of Laurentum."
Lari - English pet form of Latin Laura, meaning "laurel."
Lareyna - English elaborated form of French Lorraine, meaning "land of the people of Lothar."
Larentia - Variant spelling of Latin Laurentia, meaning "of Laurentum." In Roman mythology, this is the name of the wife of Faustulus -- Acca Larentia -- who saved the infants Romulus and Remus from drowning in the Tiber river. She was also called Lupa, "she-wolf," because of her immoral character, and this is probably what started the tradition that the twins were suckled by a wolf. In another version, she is the mother of the Lares, the dead progenitors of the Roman people.
Lapu - Native American Hopi name meaning "cedar bark."
Lapiydowth - Hebrew name meaning "torches." In the bible, this is the name of the husband of Deborah.
Lapidos - Variant form of Greek Lapidot, meaning "torches." 
Laoghaire - Irish name meaning "shepherd."
Lanying - Chinese name meaning "orchid heroine."
Lanty - Pet form of Irish Leachlainn, meaning "devotee of Saint Seachnall."
Lansa - Native American Hopi name meaning "lance."
Langit - Chamoru and Tagalog (Philippine) namemeaning "heaven."
Langdon - English habitational surname transferred to forename use, from the name of various places composed of the Old English elements lang "long" and dun "hill," hence "long hill."
Lanford - Variant spelling of English Langford, meaning "long river crossing."
Lamont - Scottish surname transferred to English forename use, from the medieval Swedish personal name Lagman, meaning "lawman."
Lammert - Low German form of Germanic Landebert, meaning "land-bright." In use by the Dutch and French.
Lambart - Variant form of English Lambert, meaning "land-bright."
Laleh - Persian name meaning "tulip."
Lalawethika - Native American Shawnee name meaning "he makes noise."
Lakshmana - Hindi name meaning "having lucky marks." In mythology, this is the name of the brother and companion of Rama.
Lakeshia - Variant spelling of English Lakeisha, meaning "cassia," a bark similar to cinnamon.
Lakeisha - Elaborated form of English Keisha, meaning "cassia," a bark similar to cinnamon.
Lake - English name derived from the vocabulary word, from Latin lacus, meaning "pond, lake."
Lajos - Hungarian form of French Louis, meaning"famous warrior." 
Laird - Scottish name meaning "landowner."
Laidey - Variant spelling of English Lady, meaning "noble sort." 
Laia - Pet form of Catalan Eulàlia, meaning "well-spoken."
Lahela - Hawaiian form of Hebrew Rachel, meaning "ewe." 
Lagina - Modern elaborated form of English Gina, meaning "earth-worker, farmer." 
Lady - Pet form of English Adelaide, meaning "noble sort." In some instances it may be derived from the vocabulary word, meaning simply "lady."
Ladonna - Elaborated form of English Donna, meaning "lady."
Ladislava - Feminine form of Czech and Slovak Ladislav, meaning "rules with glory."
Ladislaus - Latin form of Slavic Vladislav, meaning "rules with glory."
Ladislas - Italian form of Latin Ladislaus, meaning "rules with glory."
Ladislao - Spanish form of Latin Ladislaus, meaning "rules with glory."
Lachlann - Variant spelling of Scottish Gaelic Lochlann, meaning "lake-land."
Labhrainn - Scottish Gaelic form of Latin Laurentius, meaning "of Laurentum."
Labhraidh - Gaelic name meaning "he speaks." In Irish legend, this is the name ofa sacred king connected with the Leinstermen and the taking of Tara. He was alsoknown as Labhraidh Lorc ("he speaks fierce").
Labhrás - Irish Gaelic form of Latin Laurentius, meaning "of Laurentum."
Lázár - Hungarian form of Latin Lazarus, meaning "my God has helped."
Lárisa - Greek name derived from the name of an ancient city, possibly meaning "fortified town." 
Lára - Icelandic form of Latin Laura, meaning "laurel."
Lara (russian - Лара):  English variant spelling of Latin Laura, meaning "laurel."
Lark - English unisex name derived from the vocabulary word, from Old English lawcere, meaning "song-bird."
Latifa (arabic - لطيفه, Hebrew: לָטִיפָה):  Feminine form of Arabic Latif, meaning "gentle, kind."
Lauren - Unisex form of English Laurence, meaning "of Laurentum."
Laurie - Unisex pet form of English Lauren and Laurence, both meaning "of Laurentum."
Lavern - Variant spelling of English Laverne, meaning "the alder (tree)." Rarely used anymore. Compare with feminine Lavern.
Laverne - English name derived from the French surname Lavergne, meaning "the alder (tree)." Rarely used anymore. Compare with feminine Laverne.
Lavra (cyrillic - Ла́вра, Greek: Λαύρα):  Greek name meaning "an alley, a passage."
Lavi - Hebrew unisex name meaning "lion."
Layla (arabic - ليلى):  Egyptian name meaning "born at night."
Layacna - Chamoru unisex name meaning"his/her sail."
Lazar (russian - Ла́зарь, Serbian: Лазар): Russian and Serbian form of Latin Lazarus, meaning "my God has helped."
Lala (bulgarian - Лала):  Armenian name meaning "doll."

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