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Names starting with Le

Lemminkäinen - Finnish myth name of a hero of the Kalevala, a sorcerer or magician said to be able to "sing the sand into pearls." The meaning of the name is unknown but it is probably related to the name Lempi, meaning "love."
Lehoi - Basque name meaning "Lion."
Lernig - Armenian name meaning "little mountain."
Leonora - Short form of Italian Eleonora, meaning "foreign; the other."
Leocádia - Portuguese form of Spanish Leocadia, meaning "bright, clear, light."
Lesly - Variant spelling of English unisex Lesley, meaning "garden of hollies."
Leontiy - Russian form of Latin Leontius, meaning "lion-like."
Leuis - Greek name meaning "joined." In the bible, this is the name of the son of Alphaeus, a collector of customs.
Lew -   Polish form of Yiddish Lev, meaning "lion."
Léonard - French form of German Leonhard, meaning "lion-strong."
Lexy - English pet form of Latin Alexandra, meaning "defender of mankind."
Leontyne - English form of French Léontine, meaning "lion-like."
Leotrim - Albanian name meaning "brave." 
Leslie - Scottish surname transferred to unisex forename use, from the place name Lesslyn in Aberdeenshire which got its name from Gaelic leas cuilinn, meaning "garden of hollies."
Lerden - Basque name meaning "graceful."
Léonce - French form of Latin Leontius, meaning "lion-like."
Lessie - Feminine pet form of Scottish unisex Leslie, meaning "garden of hollies."
Leone - English variant spelling of Latin Leona, meaning "lion." Compare with masculine Leone.
Léonne - Feminine form of French L�on, meaning "lion."
Léonie - Feminine form of French L�on, meaning "lion."
Leóna - Slovak form of Latin Leona, meaning "lion."
Léonois - French name, possibly meaning "lion island." In Arthurian legend, this is the name of the sister of Lynette and wife of Gareth. It is also the name of the birth place of Tristan.
Leifr - Old Norse name derived from the word leifr, meaning "descendant, heir."
Leighton - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, composed of the Old English elements leac "leek" and tun "enclosure, settlement," hence "leek garden."
Lexa - English pet form of Latin Alexandra, meaning "defender of mankind."
Ler - Basque name meaning "pine."
Lennart - Scandinavian form of Old High German Lewenhart, meaning "lion-strong."
Leander - Latin form of Greek Leandros, meaning "lion-man." In mythology, this is the name of the lover of Hero.
Leroy - French name, meaning "the king." In use by the English.
Lesleigh - Feminine form of English unisex Lesley, meaning "garden of hollies."
Leticia -   Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Lætitia, meaning "happiness."
Léon - French form of Latin Leo, meaning "lion."
Lenz - Contracted form of German Lorenz, meaning "of Laurentum."
Levi -   Anglicized form of Greek Leui (Hebrew Leviy), meaning "adhesion, joined to" or "crown, garland." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the third son of Jacob.
Lelia - Variant spelling Roman Latin Lælia, possibly meaning "lunar."
Leda - Greek name meaning "woman." In mythology, this is the name of the mother of Castor, Pollux and Helen.
Lenmana - Native American Hopi name meaning "flute girl."
Leevi - Finnish form of Greek Leui, meaning "adhesion, joined to" or "crown, garland."
Lenny - Pet form of English Leonard, meaning "lion-strong."
Leandro - Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Leander, meaning "lion-man." 
Leontius - Late Latin name meaning "lion-like."
Leonas - Lithuanian form of Greek Leon, meaning "lion."
Leannán - Gaelic byname meaning "little cloak."
Lefteris - Short form of Greek Eleftherios, meaning "the liberator."
Leeann - English compound name composed of Lee "meadow" and Ann "favor; grace," hence "graceful meadow."
Lennox - Scottish surname transferred to forename use, meaning "place of elms." 
Lennon - English surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Leannáin "descendant of Leannán," hence "little cloak."
Leopoldo - Italian form of Old High German Liutpold, meaning "people-bold." In use by the Portuguese and Spanish.
Leucothea - Latin form of Greek Leucothea, meaning "white goddess." In mythology, this is the name of a sea goddess who assisted sailors in distress.
Leyati - Native American Miwok name meaning "shaped like an abalone shell."
Leukothea - Greek name composed of the elements leukos "white" and thea "goddess," hence "white goddess." In mythology, this is the name of a sea goddess who assisted sailors in distress.
Leelawati - Variant spelling of Hindi Leelavathi, meaning "free will of God."
Lettice - Middle English form of Latin Lætitia, meaning "happiness."
Leatrice - Modern English blend of Hebrew Leah "weary" and Italian Beatrice "voyager (through life)," hence "weary voyager."
Lewis - English form of French Louis, meaning"famous warrior." 
Leokadia - Polish form of Spanish Leocadia, meaning "bright, clear, light."
Lecso - Pet form of Hungarian Levente, possibly meaning "governor, guide." 
Leberecht - German name composed of the elements lebe "live" and recht "right," hence "live right."
Leanna - English compound name composed of Lea "meadow" and Anna "favor; grace," hence "graceful meadow."
Lenox - Variant spelling of Scottish Lennox, meaning "place of elms." 
Lewella - Variant spelling of English Louella, meaning "famous warrior." 
Lemuwel - Hebrew name meaning "by God" or "for God." In the bible, this is the name of an unknown king, possibly Solomon. 
Leandros - Greek name composed of the elements leon "lion" and aner "man," hence "lion-man." In mythology, this is the name of the lover of Hero. 
Leka - Pet form of Albanian Aleksandër, meaning "defender of mankind."
Lettie - Pet form of Middle English Lettice, meaning "happiness."
Len -   Native American Hopi name meaning "flute."
Lemel - Yiddish name meaning "little lamb; meek."
Leui - Greek form of Hebrew Leviy, meaning "adhesion, joined to" or "crown, garland." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the third son of Jacob.
Léontine - French form of Roman Latin Leontina, meaning "lion-like."
Lesley - Anglicized form of Scottish unisex Leslie, meaning "garden of hollies."
Leachlainn - Short form of Irish Gaelic Maeleachlainn, meaning "devotee of Saint Seachnall."
Lexi - Variant spelling of English Lexy, meaning "defender of mankind."
Lee - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, from the Old English word leah, meaning "meadow." 
Lenora - Pet form of Latin Eleanora, meaning "foreign; the other."
Leelavathi - Hindi name meaning "free will of God."
Lei - Chinese name meaning "thunder."
Lena -  Pet form of English Eleanor, meaning "foreign; the other."
Lesedi - African Tswana name meaning "light."
Lene -   Short form of German Helene, possibly meaning "torch."
Leanne - English compound name composed of Lea "meadow" and Anne "favor; grace," hence "graceful meadow."
Lex - Short form of English unisex Alex, meaning "defender of mankind."
Lexus - Short form of Latin unisex Alexus, meaning "defender."
Letty - Variant spelling of English Lettie, meaning "happiness."
Leonardo - Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of German Leonhard, meaning "lion-strong."
Leyla - Variant spelling of Arabic Leila, meaning "night."
Léopold - French form of Old High German Liutpold, meaning "people-bold."
Leyton - Variant spelling of English Layton, meaning "leek garden."
Leia -   English variant spelling of Hebrew Leah, meaning "weary." 
Lempi - Finnish myth name of the mother of Lemminkäinen, meaning "love."
Lenka - Short form of Czech Madlenka, meaning "of Magdala."
Leonor - Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Eleanora, meaning "foreign; the other."
Leroi - English variant spelling of French Leroy, meaning "the king."
Leoncio - Spanish form of Latin Leontius, meaning "lion-like."
Leonore - Short form of German Eleonore, meaning "foreign; the other."
Lexia - English short form of Latin Alexia, meaning "defender."
Leutrim - Variant spelling of Albanian Leotrim, meaning "brave."
Leofric - Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements leof "beloved, dear" and ric "power, rule," hence "beloved ruler."
Leoš - Czech form of Latin Leo, meaning "lion."
Lenne - Pet form of Scandinavian Lennart, meaning "lion-strong."
Leszek - Pet form of Polish Lech, meaning "a Pole."
Leudbold - Variant spelling of Old High German Luitpold, meaning "people-bold."
Leonius - Roman family name derived from Latin leo (gen. leonis), meaning "lion."
Leonhardt - Variant form of Old High German Lewenhart, meaning "lion-strong."
Léa - French form of Hebrew Leah, meaning "weary."
Leland - English surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Middle English elements ley "fallow" and land "land," hence "fallow land."
Les - Short form of English unisex Lesley, meaning "garden of hollies."
Lemmy - Pet form of English Lemuel and Hebrew Lemuwel, meaning "by God" or "for God." 
Lêtô - Greek name meaning "the hidden one." In mythology, this is the name of the mother of Apollo and Artemis.
Leonzio - Italian form of Latin Leontius, meaning "lion-like."
Leucetius -  Gallo-Roman myth name of a god of thunder, meaning "white light." 
Leo -   Latin form of Greek Leon, meaning "lion."
Legolas - Tolkien character name meaning "green leaves" in the Sindarin language created by the author.
Leonhard - Variant spelling of German Leonhardt, meaning "lion-strong."
Lem - Short form of English Lemuel, meaning "by God" or "for God."
Lev -   Hebrew name meaning "heart." 
Lenore - Variant spelling of Latin Lenora, meaning "foreign; the other."
Lennard - Variant spelling of English Leonard, meaning "lion-strong."
Lebbaeus - Latin form of Greek Lebbaios, meaning "man of heart." In the bible, this is another name for Jude, one of the twelve apostles.
Leonty - Variant spelling of Russian Leontiy, meaning "lion-like."
Leann - English compound name composed of Lea "meadow" and Ann "favor; grace," hence "graceful meadow."
Leontina - Feminine form of Roman Latin Leontinus, meaning "lion-like."
Lela - Variant spelling of Hindi Leela, meaning "play." 
Lexine - Elaborated form of English Lexy, meaning "defender of mankind."
Leeroy - Variant spelling of English Leroy, meaning "the king."
Lemoine - French surname transferred to English forename use, derived from the Old French word moine, meaning "monk."
Léandre - French form of Latin Leander, meaning "lion-man." 
Levon - Armenian form of Greek Leon, meaning "lion."
Leeba -   Variant spelling of Hebrew Liba, meaning "heart."
Leifur - Icelandic form of Old Norse Leifr, meaning "descendant, heir."
Lennie - Pet form of English Leonard, meaning "lion-strong."
Leandra - Feminine form of Latin Leander, meaning "lion-man." 
Lexie - Variant spelling of English Lexy, meaning "defender of mankind."
Lenuta - Pet form of Romanian Ileana, possibly meaning "torch."
Leola -   Anglo-Saxon name meaning "deer."
Leolin - English variant form of Welsh Llywelyn, meaning "oath of Belenus." 
Lebuinus - Latin form of Anglo-Saxon Leofwine, meaning "dear friend."
Lebbaios - Greek name meaning "man of heart." In the bible, this is another name for Jude, one of the twelve apostles.
Lebuin - Short form of Latin Lebuinus, meaning "dear friend."
Lesia - Elaborated form of English Lisa, meaning "God is my oath." 
Leanora - Short form of Latin Eleanora, meaning "foreign; the other."
Leigh - Variant spelling of English unisex Lee, meaning "meadow." 
Legér - French form of German Luitger, meaning "people-spear."
Leutpald - Variant spelling of Old High German Liutpold, meaning "people-bold."
Leith - Scottish surname transferred to forename use, derived from the name of a river of Celtic origin, meaning "flowing water."
Lertxun - Basque name meaning "aspen."
Leontinus - A derivative of Roman Latin Leontius, meaning "lion-like."
Lecia - Danish contracted form of Scandinavian Leticia, meaning "happiness."
Lech - This is the name of the legendary founder of Poland (Lechia). The name is used to denote "a Pole." It is said to have derived from the name of the tribe of Lędzianie, from Slavic lęda, meaning "uncultivated field."
Levente - Hungarian name, possibly meaning "governor, guide." 
Lelle - Pet form of Scandinavian Lennart, meaning "lion-strong."
Leta -   Short form of Spanish Aleta, meaning "winged."
Letizia - Italian form of Latin Lætitia, meaning "happiness."
Lewin - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the Anglo-Saxon personal name Leofwine, meaning "dear friend."
Lemek - Hebrew name meaning "powerful." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Tubal-Cain and the father of Noah. 
Leofwine - Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements leof "beloved, dear" and wine "friend," hence "dear friend."
Leontii - Variant spelling of Russian Leontiy, meaning "lion-like."
Leif - Scandinavian form of Old Norse Leifr, meaning "descendant, heir."
Lea -   Old English name meaning "meadow."
Leena (arabic - لينا):  Arabic name meaning "palm tree."
Leila (arabic - ليلى, Hebrew: לַיְלָה, Persian: لیلا):  Arabic name meaning "night." 
Lee - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, from the Old English word leah, meaning "meadow." 
Leocadia - Spanish name derived from Greek leukados, meaning "bright, clear, light."
Léone - Feminine form of French L�on, meaning "lion."
Leighton - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, composed of the Old English elements leac "leek" and tun "enclosure, settlement," hence "leek garden."
Leto -  Latin form of Greek Lêtô, meaning "the hidden one." In mythology, this is the name of the mother of Apollo and Artemis.
Léolin -  French form of Welsh Llywelyn, meaning "oath of Belenus." 
León - Spanish form of Latin Leo, meaning "lion."
Leon - Greek name derived from the word leon, meaning "lion." In use by the English and Germans. 
Leonard - English form of French Léonard, meaning "lion-strong." 
Leone - Italian form of Latin Leo, meaning "lion." Compare with feminine Leone.
Leopold - English form of French Léopold, meaning "people-bold."
Les - Short form of English unisex Lesley, meaning "garden of hollies."
Lesley - Anglicized form of Scottish unisex Leslie, meaning "garden of hollies."
Leslie - Scottish surname transferred to unisex forename use, from the place name Lesslyn in Aberdeenshire which got its name from Gaelic leas cuilinn, meaning "garden of hollies."
Lesly - Variant spelling of English unisex Lesley, meaning "garden of hollies."
Lex - Short form of English unisex Alex, meaning "defender of mankind."
Lexus - Short form of Latin unisex Alexus, meaning "defender."

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