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Names starting with Li

Lior - Hebrew unisex name meaning "my light."
Liselotte - Variant spelling of German Lieselotte, meaning "God is my oath."
Lily - English name derived from the vocabulary word, lily, meaning simply "lily flower." 
Lilitu - Sumerian name meaning "of the night."
Lifa - Old Norse name derived from the word lif, meaning "life."
Libby - Pet form of English Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath."
Liutbert - Old High German name composed of the elements liut "people" and berht "bright," hence "people-bright."
Liliana - Latin name derived from the word lilium, meaning "lily."
Lies - Variant spelling of German Liese, meaning "God is my oath." 
Liberius - Ancient Roman name derived from the Latin word liber, meaning "free."
Liulfr - Old Norse name of uncertain etymology, possibly composed of the elements hlíf "shield, protection" and ulfr "wolf," hence "shield wolf."
Lisha - Short form of English names ending with -isha or -licia.
Liko - Hawaiian name meaning "bud."
Ling - Chinese unisex name meaning 1) "deity, soul; alert, quick-witted," 2) "jingling bells," and 3) "tinkling of jade pendants."
Lilian - English name derived from Latin Liliana, meaning "lily."
Lidiya - Bulgarian and Russian form of Greek Lydia, meaning "of Lydia."
Lillian - Variant spelling of English Lilian, meaning "lily."
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.
Lizbeth - Short form of English Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath."
Lizzy - Variant spelling of English Lizzie, meaning "God is my oath."
Liza -   Short form of English Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath."
Libe -   Hebrew name derived from the word lev, meaning "heart."
Liva - Modern form of Scandinavian Liv, meaning "life."
Lili -   Basque form of Latin Liliana, meaning "lily."
Lizardi - Basque name meaning "ash tree grove."
Lisa -   Short form of Italian Elisabetta, meaning "God is my oath."
Liudvikas - Lithuanian form of German Ludwig, meaning "famous warrior."
Linnéa - Swedish form of Latin Linnaea, meaning "twin flower."
Linnet - Variant spelling of English Linette, meaning "little lake." 
Liudvika - Feminine form of Lithuanian Liudvikas, meaning "famous warrior."
Litonya - Native American Miwok name meaning "darting hummingbird."
Liutpold - Variant spelling of Old High German Liutbald, meaning "people-bold."
Liwei - Chinese name meaning "profit and greatness."
Lizzie - Pet form of English Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath."
Liqin - Chinese name meaning "beautiful zither."
Linas - Lithuanian name meaning "flax."
Liesel - Pet form of German Elisabeth, meaning "God is my oath." 
Lihua - Chinese name meaning either "beautiful flower" or "pear flower."
Lia - Italian form of Hebrew Leah, meaning "weary."
Lilyana - Bulgarian form of Latin Liliana, meaning "lily."
Liat - Hebrew name meaning "you are mine."
Liselot - Dutch form of German Liselotte, meaning "God is my oath."
Lilit - Variant spelling of Hebrew Lilith, meaning "of the night."
Linh - Vietnamese name meaning "spring."
Lindiwe - African Zulu name meaning "have waited."
Liba - Variant form of Hebrew Libe, meaning "heart."
Linette - Variant spelling of English Lynette, meaning "little lake."
Liana - Short form of Latin Eliana, meaning "sun." 
Liliane - French form of Latin Liliana, meaning "lily."
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.
Lilja - Icelandic form of Latin Liliana, meaning "lily."
Lilly - Variant spelling of English Lily, meaning "lily."
Lita - Short form of Spanish Lolita, meaning "sorrows," and other names that end with -lita.
Lieven - Variant spelling of Dutch Lievin, meaning "dear friend."
Liang - Chinese unisex name meaning "bridge" or "elevation."
Liesa - Pet form of German Elisabeth, meaning "God is my oath." 
Libor - Czech form of Roman Latin Liberius, meaning "free."
Liling - Chinese name meaning "plum-tinkling of jade pendants."
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.
Livius - Roman family name, possibly derived from Latin lividus, meaning "bluish." 
Lilli - Variant spelling of English Lily, meaning "lily."
Lillia - Short form of English Lillian, meaning "lily."
Libnah - Hebrew name meaning "whiteness, transparency." In the bible, this is the name of a city captured by Joshua.
Lino - Italian and Spanish form of Latin Linus, meaning either "a cry of grief" or "flax, linen."
Lissa - English short form of Greek Melissa, meaning "honey-sap."
Liridona - Feminine form of Albanian Liridon, meaning "free-willed." 
Liane - Short form of French Éliane, meaning "sun." 
Liora - Feminine form of Hebrew unisex Lior, meaning "my light."
Lir - Irish name meaning "the sea." In mythology, this is the name of a god of the sea. He is identified with Welsh Llŷr.
Lileas - Variant spelling of Scottish Lilias, meaning "lily."
Lindy - Pet form of English Linda, meaning "serpent."
Lirain - Basque name meaning "lithe."
Liadan - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Líadan, meaning "grey lady."
Livia -   Feminine form of Latin Livius, possibly meaning "bluish." 
Liberty - English name derived from the vocabulary word, from Latin libertas, meaning "freedom."
Libitina - Roman myth name of a goddess of corpses, funerals, and the dead. Her name was synonymous with the word "death." 
Linnette - Variant spelling of English Linette, meaning "little lake." 
Lillias - Variant spelling of Scottish Lilias, meaning "lily."
Lindita - Albanian name composed of the elements lindje "birth, east," and dita "day," hence "birth of day; daybreak."
Livianus - From Roman Latin Livius, possibly meaning "bluish."
Liu - Chinese unisex name meaning "flowing."
Livy - English form of Roman Latin Livius, possibly meaning "bluish."
Liutbald - Old High German name composed of the elements liut "people" and bald "bold," hence "people-bold."
Lilo -   Hawaiian name meaning "generous one."
Liouba - Variant spelling of Russian Lyuba, meaning "love."
Lifen - Chinese name meaning "beautiful fragrance."
Lilita - Pet form of English Lily, meaning "lily."
Lídia - Portuguese form of Greek Lydia, meaning "of Lydia."
Linn -   English short form of Latin Linnaea, meaning "twin flower." 
Liernia - Named after the Basque saint Nuestra Senora de Liernia, the patron saint of mothers without milk or who are unable to conceive.
Lievin - Dutch form of German Liafwin, meaning "dear friend."
Lieve - Unisex short form of Dutch Lieven, meaning "dear friend." 
Lillus - Variant spelling of Assyrian Lilis, a Semitic word for the daughters of Lilith and Samael.
Lieselotte - Diminutive form of German Liese, meaning "God is my oath."
Liz - Short form of English Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath."
Lizette - English form of French Lisette, meaning "God is my oath."
Linden - Variant spelling of English Lyndon, meaning "lime tree hill." Or from the vocabulary word, linden, meaning "lime tree."
Liddy - English pet form of Greek Lydia, meaning "of Lydia."
Lilawati - Variant spelling of Hindi Leelavathi, meaning "free will of God."
Lide - Basque form of Lydia, meaning "of Lydia."
Livnah - Variant spelling of Hebrew Libnah, meaning "whiteness, transparency." In the bible, this is the name of a city captured by Joshua.
Lilavati - Variant spelling of Hindi Leelavathi, meaning "free will of God."
Lisette - Pet form of French Élisabeth, meaning "God is my oath."
Lillie - Variant spelling of English Lily, meaning "lily."
Liisa - Short form of Finnish Eliisa, meaning "God is my oath."
Lindon - Variant spelling of English Lyndon, meaning "lime tree hill."
Lif - Icelandic form of Old Norse Lifa, meaning "life."
Liher - Masculine form of Basque Liernia, the patron saint of mothers without milk or who are unable to conceive.
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."
Linnie - Pet form of English Linda, meaning "serpent."
Lise - Danish and Norwegian form of German Liese, meaning "God is my oath." Compare with masculine Lise.
Liesl - Variant spelling of German Liesel, meaning "God is my oath." 
Libuše - Pet form of Czech Libena, meaning "love."
Liesje - Pet form of Dutch Lijsbeth, meaning "God is my oath."
Lilijana - Slovene form of Latin Liliana, meaning "lily."
Liron - Hebrew unisex name meaning "my song."
Lícia - Short form of Hungarian Felícian, meaning "happy" or "lucky."
Lien - Vietnamese name meaning "lotus flower."
Liisu - Pet form of Estonian Eliisabet, meaning "God is my oath."
Lijuan - Chinese name meaning "beautiful and graceful."
Lieber - Yiddish name meaning "beloved."
Liluye - Native American Miwok name meaning "singing chicken hawk that soars."
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.
Líadáin - Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Líadan, meaning "grey lady."
Lilianne - Elaborated form of English Lilian, meaning "lily."
Lisbeth - Contracted form of English Elisabeth, meaning "God is my oath."
Lis - Short form of English Elisabeth, meaning "God is my oath." 
Livvy - Pet form of English Olivia, probably meaning "elf army."
Liv - Scandinavian form of Old Norse Lifa, meaning "life."
Liorit - Feminine form of Hebrew unisex Lior, meaning "my light."
Liuli - Chinese name meaning "flowing power." This is the Chinese name for gypsies.
Liviu - Romanian form of Roman Latin Livius, possibly meaning "bluish."
Lígia - Portuguese form of Greek Ligeia, meaning "clear-toned" or "shrill whistling voice."
Liwanu - Native American Miwok name meaning "growl of a bear."
Lisimba - Egyptian name meaning "lion."
Liesbeth - Variant spelling of Dutch Lijsbeth, meaning "God is my oath."
Lianne - Pet form of French Éliane, meaning "sun." 
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.
Livio - Italian form of Roman Latin Livius, possibly meaning "bluish."
Liùsaidh - Scottish form of Roman Latin Lucia, meaning "light."
Lincoln - English surname transferred to forename use, from the name of the city of Lincoln, which was originally called Lindum colonia, meaning "lake colony." 
Lizar - Basque name meaning "ash."
Liridon - Albanian name composed of the elements liri "freedom," and don "will; desire," hence "free-willed."
Lisbet - Short form of Scandinavian Elisabet, meaning "God is my oath." 
Liina - Short form of Finnish Karoliina, meaning "man."
Liboria - Feminine form of Roman Latin Liberius, meaning "free."
Liborio - Italian form of Roman Latin Liberius, meaning "free."
Liisi - Short form of Finnish Eliisa, meaning "God is my oath."
Lída - Czech form of Greek Lydia, meaning "of Lydia."
Liqiu - Chinese name meaning "beautiful autumn."
Lilias - Scottish form of Latin Liliana, meaning "lily."
Líle - Irish form of Latin Liliana, meaning "lily."
Liljana - Macedonian form of Latin Liliana, meaning "lily."
Ligea - Latin form of Greek Ligeia, meaning "clear-toned" or "shrill whistling voice."
Lijsbeth - Dutch form of German Elisabeth, meaning "God is my oath."
Linford - Old English surname transferred to forename use, composed of the elements hlyn "maple" and ford "ford," hence "maple tree ford."
Liese - Pet form of German Elisabeth, meaning "God is my oath." 
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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