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Names starting with Li

Lili -   Basque form of Latin Liliana, meaning "lily."
Lídia - Portuguese form of Greek Lydia, meaning "of Lydia."
Liz - Short form of English Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath."
Lindiwe - African Zulu name meaning "have waited."
Liva - Modern form of Scandinavian Liv, meaning "life."
Linh - Vietnamese name meaning "spring."
Liborio - Italian form of Roman Latin Liberius, meaning "free."
Lionel - Anglo-Norman diminutive form of French Léon ("lion"), hence "little lion" or "young lion." In Arthurian legend, this is the name of a Knight of the Round Table. He was the younger son of King Bors, and cousin to Lancelot and Hector de Maris. When King Bors died in battle, Lionel and Bors were rescued by the Lady of the Lake and raised by her, along with Lancelot, in her underwater kingdom.
Lilijana - Slovene form of Latin Liliana, meaning "lily."
Linn -   English short form of Latin Linnaea, meaning "twin flower." 
Libe -   Hebrew name derived from the word lev, meaning "heart."
Ling - Chinese unisex name meaning 1) "deity, soul; alert, quick-witted," 2) "jingling bells," and 3) "tinkling of jade pendants."
Lirain - Basque name meaning "lithe."
Liuli - Chinese name meaning "flowing power." This is the Chinese name for gypsies.
Lily - English name derived from the vocabulary word, lily, meaning simply "lily flower." 
Liridon - Albanian name composed of the elements liri "freedom," and don "will; desire," hence "free-willed."
Lilyana - Bulgarian form of Latin Liliana, meaning "lily."
Lindita - Albanian name composed of the elements lindje "birth, east," and dita "day," hence "birth of day; daybreak."
Liat - Hebrew name meaning "you are mine."
Lincoln - English surname transferred to forename use, from the name of the city of Lincoln, which was originally called Lindum colonia, meaning "lake colony." 
Livnath - Variant form of Hebrew Livnah ("whiteness, transparency"), meaning "Belus, glass," from the sand of which glass was first made by the Phoenicians." In the bible, this is part of the name of a river, Shihor-libnath, which flows into the sea.
Liv - Scandinavian form of Old Norse Lifa, meaning "life."
Liana - Short form of Latin Eliana, meaning "sun." 
Lillias - Variant spelling of Scottish Lilias, meaning "lily."
Liljana - Macedonian form of Latin Liliana, meaning "lily."
Linford - Old English surname transferred to forename use, composed of the elements hlyn "maple" and ford "ford," hence "maple tree ford."
Liisu - Pet form of Estonian Eliisabet, meaning "God is my oath."
Lisette - Pet form of French Élisabeth, meaning "God is my oath."
Lise - Danish and Norwegian form of German Liese, meaning "God is my oath." Compare with masculine Lise.
Livio - Italian form of Roman Latin Livius, possibly meaning "bluish."
Liberty - English name derived from the vocabulary word, from Latin libertas, meaning "freedom."
Líle - Irish form of Latin Liliana, meaning "lily."
Lieber - Yiddish name meaning "beloved."
Lizardi - Basque name meaning "ash tree grove."
Linnéa - Swedish form of Latin Linnaea, meaning "twin flower."
Lígia - Portuguese form of Greek Ligeia, meaning "clear-toned" or "shrill whistling voice."
Liber -   Roman name meaning "to be free or liberal." In mythology, this is the name of a god of revelry and the intoxicating effect of wine. His Greek name is Dionysos.
Livy - English form of Roman Latin Livius, possibly meaning "bluish."
Liùsaidh - Scottish form of Roman Latin Lucia, meaning "light."
Lindy - Pet form of English Linda, meaning "serpent."
Liulfr - Old Norse name of uncertain etymology, possibly composed of the elements hlíf "shield, protection" and ulfr "wolf," hence "shield wolf."
Libby - Pet form of English Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath."
Lilja - Icelandic form of Latin Liliana, meaning "lily."
Livia -   Feminine form of Latin Livius, possibly meaning "bluish." 
Lif - Icelandic form of Old Norse Lifa, meaning "life."
Linette - Variant spelling of English Lynette, meaning "little lake."
Liang - Chinese unisex name meaning "bridge" or "elevation."
Liwanu - Native American Miwok name meaning "growl of a bear."
Liviu - Romanian form of Roman Latin Livius, possibly meaning "bluish."
Litonya - Native American Miwok name meaning "darting hummingbird."
Lijsbeth - Dutch form of German Elisabeth, meaning "God is my oath."
Lizar - Basque name meaning "ash."
Liling - Chinese name meaning "plum-tinkling of jade pendants."
Lindon - Variant spelling of English Lyndon, meaning "lime tree hill."
Lilly - Variant spelling of English Lily, meaning "lily."
Livnah - Variant spelling of Hebrew Libnah, meaning "whiteness, transparency." In the bible, this is the name of a city captured by Joshua.
Linden - Variant spelling of English Lyndon, meaning "lime tree hill." Or from the vocabulary word, linden, meaning "lime tree."
Lilita - Pet form of English Lily, meaning "lily."
Lillus - Variant spelling of Assyrian Lilis, a Semitic word for the daughters of Lilith and Samael.
Lillie - Variant spelling of English Lily, meaning "lily."
Lizbeth - Short form of English Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath."
Liliana - Latin name derived from the word lilium, meaning "lily."
Lilawati - Variant spelling of Hindi Leelavathi, meaning "free will of God."
Livius - Roman family name, possibly derived from Latin lividus, meaning "bluish." 
Lilis - Assyrian name derived from lilin/lilim, the plural of lili, a Semitic word for the daughters of Lilith and Samael, who were demons like that of succubi, and who are said to have been conceived and born while Lilith was still the wife of Adam.
Liridona - Feminine form of Albanian Liridon, meaning "free-willed." 
Lianne - Pet form of French Éliane, meaning "sun." 
Lilian - English name derived from Latin Liliana, meaning "lily."
Liher - Masculine form of Basque Liernia, the patron saint of mothers without milk or who are unable to conceive.
Lisbeth - Contracted form of English Elisabeth, meaning "God is my oath."
Libitina - Roman myth name of a goddess of corpses, funerals, and the dead. Her name was synonymous with the word "death." 
Lillia - Short form of English Lillian, meaning "lily."
Lifen - Chinese name meaning "beautiful fragrance."
Livianus - From Roman Latin Livius, possibly meaning "bluish."
Ligeia - Greek name derived from the word ligeios, meaning "clear-toned" or "shrill whistling voice." In mythology, this is the name of one of the Sirens.
Lievin - Dutch form of German Liafwin, meaning "dear friend."
Linton - English surname transferred to forename use, from the name of numerous places in England most of which were composed of the Old English elements lin "cotton, flax" and tun "enclosure, settlement," hence "cotton/flax settlement."
Lisa -   Short form of Italian Elisabetta, meaning "God is my oath."
Lizzy - Variant spelling of English Lizzie, meaning "God is my oath."
Liluye - Native American Miwok name meaning "singing chicken hawk that soars."
Lillian - Variant spelling of English Lilian, meaning "lily."
Liza -   Short form of English Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath."
Lieven - Variant spelling of Dutch Lievin, meaning "dear friend."
Lilitu - Sumerian name meaning "of the night."
Libor - Czech form of Roman Latin Liberius, meaning "free."
Linas - Lithuanian name meaning "flax."
Lies - Variant spelling of German Liese, meaning "God is my oath." 
Lisbet - Short form of Scandinavian Elisabet, meaning "God is my oath." 
Linnie - Pet form of English Linda, meaning "serpent."
Liane - Short form of French Éliane, meaning "sun." 
Liora - Feminine form of Hebrew unisex Lior, meaning "my light."
Lilli - Variant spelling of English Lily, meaning "lily."
Lilit - Variant spelling of Hebrew Lilith, meaning "of the night."
Liisa - Short form of Finnish Eliisa, meaning "God is my oath."
Lien - Vietnamese name meaning "lotus flower."
Liko - Hawaiian name meaning "bud."
Lilo -   Hawaiian name meaning "generous one."
Lino - Italian and Spanish form of Latin Linus, meaning either "a cry of grief" or "flax, linen."
Lifa - Old Norse name derived from the word lif, meaning "life."
Lia - Italian form of Hebrew Leah, meaning "weary."
Liu - Chinese unisex name meaning "flowing."
Lisimba - Egyptian name meaning "lion."
Liselotte - Variant spelling of German Lieselotte, meaning "God is my oath."
Liliane - French form of Latin Liliana, meaning "lily."
Lizzie - Pet form of English Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath."
Livvy - Pet form of English Olivia, probably meaning "elf army."
Linnette - Variant spelling of English Linette, meaning "little lake." 
Lieselotte - Diminutive form of German Liese, meaning "God is my oath."
Lída - Czech form of Greek Lydia, meaning "of Lydia."
Lilianne - Elaborated form of English Lilian, meaning "lily."
Lizette - English form of French Lisette, meaning "God is my oath."
Lieve - Unisex short form of Dutch Lieven, meaning "dear friend." 
Lilavati - Variant spelling of Hindi Leelavathi, meaning "free will of God."
Liesbeth - Variant spelling of Dutch Lijsbeth, meaning "God is my oath."
Liernia - Named after the Basque saint Nuestra Senora de Liernia, the patron saint of mothers without milk or who are unable to conceive.
Linnet - Variant spelling of English Linette, meaning "little lake." 
Liesel - Pet form of German Elisabeth, meaning "God is my oath." 
Lidiya - Bulgarian and Russian form of Greek Lydia, meaning "of Lydia."
Lilias - Scottish form of Latin Liliana, meaning "lily."
Liesje - Pet form of Dutch Lijsbeth, meaning "God is my oath."
Lileas - Variant spelling of Scottish Lilias, meaning "lily."
Liesl - Variant spelling of German Liesel, meaning "God is my oath." 
Lissa - English short form of Greek Melissa, meaning "honey-sap."
Liddy - English pet form of Greek Lydia, meaning "of Lydia."
Liesa - Pet form of German Elisabeth, meaning "God is my oath." 
Libnah - Hebrew name meaning "whiteness, transparency." In the bible, this is the name of a city captured by Joshua.
Lir - Irish name meaning "the sea." In mythology, this is the name of a god of the sea. He is identified with Welsh Llŷr.
Lis - Short form of English Elisabeth, meaning "God is my oath." 
Liba - Variant form of Hebrew Libe, meaning "heart."
Lita - Short form of Spanish Lolita, meaning "sorrows," and other names that end with -lita.
Liudvikas - Lithuanian form of German Ludwig, meaning "famous warrior."
Liese - Pet form of German Elisabeth, meaning "God is my oath." 
Lide - Basque form of Lydia, meaning "of Lydia."
Líadáin - Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Líadan, meaning "grey lady."
Ligea - Latin form of Greek Ligeia, meaning "clear-toned" or "shrill whistling voice."
Liina - Short form of Finnish Karoliina, meaning "man."
Liadan - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Líadan, meaning "grey lady."
Liron - Hebrew unisex name meaning "my song."
Liqiu - Chinese name meaning "beautiful autumn."
Liutbald - Old High German name composed of the elements liut "people" and bald "bold," hence "people-bold."
Liorit - Feminine form of Hebrew unisex Lior, meaning "my light."
Liqin - Chinese name meaning "beautiful zither."
Liutpold - Variant spelling of Old High German Liutbald, meaning "people-bold."
Liouba - Variant spelling of Russian Lyuba, meaning "love."
Lisha - Short form of English names ending with -isha or -licia.
Lijuan - Chinese name meaning "beautiful and graceful."
Liberius - Ancient Roman name derived from the Latin word liber, meaning "free."
Libuše - Pet form of Czech Libena, meaning "love."
Liisi - Short form of Finnish Eliisa, meaning "God is my oath."
Liudvika - Feminine form of Lithuanian Liudvikas, meaning "famous warrior."
Liboria - Feminine form of Roman Latin Liberius, meaning "free."
Lior - Hebrew unisex name meaning "my light."
Lihua - Chinese name meaning either "beautiful flower" or "pear flower."
Lícia - Short form of Hungarian Felícian, meaning "happy" or "lucky."
Liselot - Dutch form of German Liselotte, meaning "God is my oath."
Liwei - Chinese name meaning "profit and greatness."
Liutbert - Old High German name composed of the elements liut "people" and berht "bright," hence "people-bright."
Li (chinese - 1-黎, 2-理, 3-立, 4-李, 5-力, 6-丽; Hebrew: לִי):  Chinese unisex name meaning 1) "beautiful (fem)," 2) "black, dawn," 3) "logic, reason," 4) "plum," 5) "power, strength (masc)," 6) "stand."
Líadan - Irish Gaelic name derived from the word liath "grey," hence "grey lady." In legend, this is the name of a poetess.
Licia - Short form of English names ending with -licia. 
Lidia - Polish form of Greek Lydia, meaning "of Lydia."
Li (chinese - 1-黎, 2-理, 3-立, 4- 李, 5-力, 6-丽; Hebrew: לִי):  Chinese unisex name meaning 1) "beautiful (fem)," 2) "black, dawn," 3) "logic, reason," 4) "plum," 5) "power, strength (masc)," 6) "stand."
Liam (hebrew - לִי-עָם):  Hebrew name meaning "my nation, my people."
Lila (hebrew - לִילָה, Hindi: लीला, Arabic & Persian: ليلی):  Hebrew name meaning "she is mine."
Lieve - Unisex short form of Dutch Lieven, meaning "dear friend." 
Lin (chinese - 1-林, 2- 琳): Chinese unisex name meaning 1) "forest," or 2) "jade (the gem)." Compare with strictly feminine Lin.
Ling - Chinese unisex name meaning 1) "deity, soul; alert, quick-witted," 2) "jingling bells," and 3) "tinkling of jade pendants."
Lior - Hebrew unisex name meaning "my light."
Liron - Hebrew unisex name meaning "my song."
Lise - Native American Miwok name meaning "salmon head rising above water." Compare with feminine Lise.
Liu - Chinese unisex name meaning "flowing."
Lin (chinese - 1-林, 2-琳):  Chinese unisex name meaning 1) "forest," or 2) "jade (the gem)."

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