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Names starting with La

Lambert - Middle English form of Low German Lammert, meaning "land-bright."
Laverne - English form of Roman Latin Laverna, possibly meaning "spring-like; to be verdant." Compare with masculine Laverne.
Lárisa - Greek name derived from the name of an ancient city, possibly meaning "fortified town." 
Lainey - English pet form of French Elaine, possibly meaning "torch."
Lapiydowth - Hebrew name meaning "torches." In the bible, this is the name of the husband of Deborah.
Layton - Variant spelling of English unisex Leighton, meaning "leek garden."
Lawson - English surname transferred to forename use, meaning "son of Law." 
Lárus - Icelandic form of Latin Laurus, meaning "laurel."
Lauryn - Variant spelling of English Lauren, meaning "of Laurentum."
Laureen - English pet form of Latin Laura, meaning "laurel."
Lauri - Finnish form of Latin Laurus, meaning "laurel."
Lamis - Arabic name meaning "soft."
Lanty - Pet form of Irish Leachlainn, meaning "devotee of Saint Seachnall."
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. 
Laighean - Old Gaelic byname meaning "spear, javelin."
Laurelle - Elaborated form of English Laurel, meaning "laurel."
Lavan - Variant spelling of Hebrew Laban, meaning"white." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Rachel and Leah.
Langit - Chamoru and Tagalog (Philippine) namemeaning "heaven."
Lawrie - Pet form of English Lawrence, meaning "of Laurentum."
Lavrentii - Variant spelling of Russian Lavrentiy, meaning "of Laurentum."
Lahja - Finnish name meaning "gift."
Lauressa - Pet form of Latin Laura, meaning "laurel."
Laryn - Variant spelling of English Lauren, meaning "of Laurentum."
Lauritz - Danish and Norwegian variant spelling of Scandinavian Laurits, meaning "of Laurentum."
Latasha - English elaborated form of Russian Tasha, meaning "birthday," or in Church Latin "Christmas day."
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.
Laris - Variant spelling of Swedish Laures, meaning "of Laurentum."
Layne - Variant spelling of English Lane, meaning "lives by the lane." 
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. 
Lashonda - Elaborated form of English Shawna, meaning "God is gracious."
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."
Latoya - Elaborated form of English Toya, probably meaning "toy."
Laurence - English form of French Laurent, meaning "of Laurentum."
Lavrenty - Variant spelling of Russian Lavrentiy, meaning "of Laurentum."
Ladislao - Spanish form of Latin Ladislaus, meaning "rules with glory."
Lavone - Variant spelling of English Lavonne, meaning "yew tree."
Larissa - Russian form of Greek Lárisa, probably meaning "fortified town."
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.
Laurinda - English elaborated form of Latin Laura, meaning "laurel."
Laure - French form of Latin Laura, meaning "laurel."
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. 
Laurens - Short form of Latin Laurentinus, meaning "of Laurentum." In use by the Dutch, Danish and Swedish.
Lashawn - Modern feminine form of English Shawn, meaning "God is gracious."
Laurena - Variant spelling of English Lorena, meaning "of Laurentum." 
Lanfen - Chinese name meaning "orchid fragrance."
Lauretta - Italian diminutive form of Latin Laura ("laurel"), meaning "little laurel tree."
Lavern - Variant spelling of English Laverne, possibly meaning "spring-like; to be verdant." Compare with masculine Lavern.
Laoise - Irish form of French Louise, meaning"famous warrior." 
Lamya - Arabic name meaning "has beautiful dark lips."
Lapidot - Variant spelling of Greek Lapidoth, meaning "torches." 
Laz - Pet form of English Larry, meaning "of Laurentum."
Lan - Chinese name meaning "orchid," or "elegant, graceful."
Laird - Scottish name meaning "landowner."
Lamont - Scottish surname transferred to English forename use, from the medieval Swedish personal name Lagman, meaning "lawman."
Lalita - Feminine form of Hindi Lalit, meaning "desirable" or "playful." 
Law - Middle English short form of English Lawrence, meaning "of Laurentum."
Lalla - English pet form of Greek Lalage, meaning "to babble." 
Lavinia - Latin name possibly meaning "purity." In Roman mythology, this is the name of the wife of Aeneas.
Lata - Hindi name derived from a plant name, from the Sanskrit word lata, meaning "creeper," in reference to a creeping plant.
Larraitz - Basque name meaning "our Lady of Abaltzisketa."
Laura - Feminine form of Latin Laurus, meaning "laurel." Or from Greek Lavra, meaning "an alley, a passage."
Lareyna - English elaborated form of French Lorraine, meaning "land of the people of Lothar."
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.
Laxman - Variant spelling of Hindi Lakshman, meaning "having lucky marks."
Lachesis - Latin form of Greek Lakhesis, meaning "apportioner; disposer of lots." In mythology, this is the name of one of the three Fates (Moirae).
Lamprecht - Variant form of German Landoberct, meaning "land-bright."
Laurus - Late Latin name derived from the word laurus, meaning "laurel."
Laurita - Pet form of Latin Laura, meaning "laurel."
Lacy - English name derived from the vocabulary word, meaning "lace-like." 
Latif - Arabic name meaning "gentle, kind."
Lady - Pet form of English Adelaide, meaning "noble sort." In some instances it may be derived from the vocabulary word, meaning simply "lady."
Lazer - Yiddish form of Hebrew Elazar, meaning "my God has helped."
Lani - Hawaiian name meaning "heaven, sky."
Lacie - Variant spelling of English Lacy, meaning "lace-like."
Lasse - Pet form of Scandinavian Lars, meaning "laurel."
Laurette - Diminutive form of French Laure ("laurel"), meaning "little laurel tree."
Lavina - Contracted form of Roman Latin Lavinia, possibly meaning "purity." 
Lal - Hindi name meaning "to caress, to play." 
Lane - English topographic surname transferred to forename use, derived from Old English lane "narrow pathway," hence "lives by a lane."
Lally - Variant spelling of English Lallie, meaning "to babble."
Laila - Variant spelling of Arabic Leila, meaning "night."
Lance -   English name derived from the Old French word lance, meaning "lance (the weapon)." 
Laurentinus - From Roman Latin Laurentius, meaning "of Laurentum."
Lassi - Pet form of Finnish Larssi, meaning "laurel."
Lashay - Elaborated feminine form of English unisex Shay, probably meaning "strong." 
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").
Lael - Hebrew name meaning "belonging to God" or "by God." In the bible, this is the name of a leader of the Gershon family.
Laban - Hebrew name meaning "white." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Rachel and Leah.
Lawan - Thai name meaning "beautiful."
Lakshman - Short form of Hindi Lakshmana, meaning "having lucky marks."
Lark - English unisex name derived from the vocabulary word, from Old English lawcere, meaning "song-bird."
Lalo - Pet form of Spanish Eduardo, meaning "guardian of prosperity."
Lauren - Unisex form of English Laurence, meaning "of Laurentum."
Lateefah - Variant spelling of Arabic Latifa, meaning "gentle, kind."
Laida - Basque name derived from the name of a beach in Bizkaia.
Laurentine - Feminine form of French Laurentin, meaning "of Laurentum."
Lallie - English pet form of Greek Lalage, meaning "to babble." 
Lars - Scandinavian form of Icelandic Lárus, meaning "laurel."
Lai - Chamoru name meaning "friend; man; law."
Lampon - Greek name meaning "the bright one." In mythology, this is the name of one of the Mares of Diomed.
Lavanya - Hindi name meaning "beauty, grace."
Lagman - Medieval Swedish form of Old Norse Logma�r, meaning "lawman."
Lawrence - Variant spelling of English Laurence, meaning "of Laurentum."
Langford - English habitational surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements lang "long" and ford "ford," hence "long river crossing."
László - Hungarian form of Slavic Vladislav, meaning "rules with glory."
Lazare - French form of Latin Lazarus, meaning "my God has helped."
Laine - Estonian name meaning "wave."
Lamai - Thai name meaning "soft."
Lacey - Variant spelling of English Lacy, meaning "lace-like."
Labhrás - Irish Gaelic form of Latin Laurentius, meaning "of Laurentum."
Lavi - Hebrew unisex name meaning "lion."
Laurits - Scandinavian short form of Latin Laurentius, meaning "of Laurentum."
Latinus - Latin form of Greek Latinos, meaning "belonging to Latium." In Roman mythology, this is the name of a king of the Latins.
Laurendi - Basque form of Latin Laurentinus, meaning "of Laurentum."
Ladislas - Italian form of Latin Ladislaus, meaning "rules with glory."
Lampos - Greek name meaning "shining like a lamp." In mythology, this is the name of one of the steeds of the Sun at noon.
Larry - Pet form of English Laurence, meaning "of Laurentum."
Lavonne - Modern English elaborated form of French Yvonne, meaning "yew tree."
Lauchlan - Variant spelling of Scottish Gaelic Lachlan, meaning "lake-land."
Landebert - German name composed of the elements land "land" and berht "bright," hence "land-bright."
Lana -   Hawaiian name meaning "afloat; calm as still waters."
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.
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."
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.
Larrie - Variant spelling of English Larry, meaning "of Laurentum."
Lakeshia - Variant spelling of English Lakeisha, meaning "cassia," a bark similar to cinnamon.
Lanford - Variant spelling of English Langford, meaning "long river crossing."
Lajos - Hungarian form of French Louis, meaning"famous warrior." 
Lanying - Chinese name meaning "orchid heroine."
Laurentia - Feminine form of Roman Latin Laurentius, meaning "of Laurentum."
Laurencia - Feminine form of English Laurence, meaning "of Laurentum."
Landoberct - Variant form of German Landebert, meaning "land-bright." 
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.
Larkin - English surname transferred to forename use, from a medieval pet form of English Laurence, meaning "of Laurentum."
Lauro - Italian form of Latin Laurus, meaning "laurel."
Lachtna - Irish Gaelic name meaning "milk-colored."
Lalia - Short form of Italian Eulalia, meaning "well-spoken."
Lachlan - Variant spelling of Scottish Gaelic Lachlann, meaning "lake-land." 
Laures - Swedish form of Latin Laurens, meaning "of Laurentum."
Lavrentios - Greek form of Roman Latin Laurentius, meaning "of Laurentum."
Latisha - Variant spelling of English Letitia, meaning "happiness."
Lachie - Pet form of Scottish Gaelic Lachlann, meaning "lake-land."
Laxmi - Variant spelling of Hindi Lakshmi, meaning "aim, goal, mark." 
Lakisha - Variant spelling of English Lakeisha, meaning "cassia," a bark similar to cinnamon.
Lára - Icelandic form of Latin Laura, meaning "laurel."
Lakeisha - Elaborated form of English Keisha, meaning "cassia," a bark similar to cinnamon.
Laza - Pet form of Serbian Lazar, meaning "my God has helped."
Lázár - Hungarian form of Latin Lazarus, meaning "my God has helped."
Launo - Finnish pet form of Scandinavian Nikolaus, meaning "victor of the people."
Lahela - Hawaiian form of Hebrew Rachel, meaning "ewe." 
Layacna - Chamoru unisex name meaning"his/her sail."
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."
Ladislava - Feminine form of Czech and Slovak Ladislav, meaning "rules with glory."
Laidey - Variant spelling of English Lady, meaning "noble sort." 
Laurent - French form of Roman Latin Laurentius, meaning "of Laurentum."
Lauris - Norwegian and Swedish form of Latin Laurus, meaning "laurel."
Lansa - Native American Hopi name meaning "lance."
Latonya - Elaborated form of English Tonya, possibly meaning "invaluable." 
Lanny - Pet form of English names beginning with Lan-.
Laoghaire - Irish name meaning "shepherd."
Laurentiu - Romanian form of Roman Latin Laurentius, meaning "of Laurentum."
Lavrentiy - Russian form of Roman Latin Laurentius, meaning "of Laurentum."
Launce - Short form of French Launcelot, meaning either "land" or "lance (the weapon)." 
Lakhesis - Greek name meaning "apportioner; disposer of lots." In mythology, this is the name of one of the three Fates (Moirae).
Laurissa - English pet form of Latin Laura, meaning "laurel."
Laurentzi - Basque form of Latin Laurentinus, meaning "of Laurentum."
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."
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.
Lagina - Modern elaborated form of English Gina, meaning "earth-worker, farmer." 
Ladislav - Czech and Slovak form of Slavic Vladislav, meaning "rules with glory."
Ladonna - Elaborated form of English Donna, meaning "lady."
Laurentin - French form of Roman Latin Laurentinus, meaning "of Laurentum."
Larssi - Finnish form of Scandinavian Lars, meaning "laurel."
Lapidos - Variant form of Greek Lapidot, meaning "torches." 
Lari - English pet form of Latin Laura, meaning "laurel."
Latanya - English elaborated form of Latin Tania, probably meaning "father."
Lachlann - Variant spelling of Scottish Gaelic Lochlann, meaning "lake-land."
Lapu - Native American Hopi name meaning "cedar bark."
Laleh - Persian name meaning "tulip."
Lachina - Feminine form of Scottish Lachlan, meaning "lake-land."
Laurine - English pet form of Latin Laura, meaning "laurel."
Laci - Pet form of Hungarian László, meaning "rules with glory."
Laia - Pet form of Catalan Eulàlia, meaning "well-spoken."
Launcelot - Variant spelling of Norman French Lancelot, meaning either "little land" or "little lance."
Laurie - Unisex pet form of English Lauren and Laurence, both 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." 
Lake - English name derived from the vocabulary word, from Latin lacus, meaning "pond, lake."
Labhrainn - Scottish Gaelic form of Latin Laurentius, meaning "of Laurentum."
Lapidoth - Greek form of Hebrew Lapiydowth, meaning "torches." In the bible, this is the name of the husband of Deborah.
Latasi - Chamoru name meaning "praise."
Laurentius - Roman Latin name meaning "of Laurentum," a maritime town in Latium which means "town of laurel (bay) trees." 
Lares - Variant spelling of Swedish Laris, meaning "of Laurentum."
Ladislaus - Latin form of Slavic Vladislav, meaning "rules with glory."
Lazzaro - Italian form of Latin Lazarus, meaning "my God has helped."
Lành - Vietnamese name meaning "peaceful."
Latinos - Greek name meaning "belonging to Latium." In mythology, this is the name of the son of Odysseus and Circe who ruled the Etruscans.
Lanzo - Pet form of Old German names containing the element land, meaning "land."
Lauraine - English variant spelling of French Lorraine, meaning "land of the people of Lothar."
Laurene - Variant spelling of English Lauren, meaning "of Laurentum."
Laurel - English name derived from the tree name. It is also used as a pet form of Latin Laura, meaning "laurel."
Laima - Lithuanian name meaning "luck." In mythology, this is the name of a goddess of fortune.
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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