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Names starting with Li

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