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Lacey
Language of origin: Old French
Gender: female
Info about origin: from a Norman family name, which is derived from the name 'Lassy' of a town in Calvados, France
 the name of the city might come from the latinized form 'Lascius' of a Gaulish given name
Variants: Lacey  English   (#480 in US 2015 popularity)

Landriche
Language of origin: Old High German
Gender: female
Info about origin:See male form Landrich
Variants: Landriche  French
 Landry  English   (#918 in US 2015 popularity)

Lani
Language of origin: Hawaii
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: sky, heaven
Words: lani=the heaven, the sky (Hawaii)
Variants: Lani  English
 Kalani  English   (#840 in US 2015 popularity)

Laura
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: female
Info about origin:See male form Laurence
Variants: Laura  German, Italian, English, Hungarian, Spanish, Portuguese   (#322 in US 2015 popularity)
 Lara  German, Russian   (#814 in US 2015 popularity)
 Lauretta  German, Italian
 Laure  French
 Laureen  English
 Laurel  English   (#768 in US 2015 popularity)
 Lauren  English   (#119 in US 2015 popularity)
 Laurence  French
 Lauryn  English   (#507 in US 2015 popularity)
 Lora  English
 Lorena  Italian
 Lorenza  Italian
 Loretta  English

Layla
Language of origin: Arabic
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: night
Info about origin: known from the Arabian/Persian story 'Layla and Majnun' from the 7th century AD, among Arabs as well-known as 'Romeo and Juliet' in the West
Words: layla=the night (Arabic)
Variants: Layla  Arabic   (#30 in US 2015 popularity)
 Laila  German, English, Arabic, Persian   (#169 in US 2015 popularity)
 Leila  German, English, Arabic, Persian   (#247 in US 2015 popularity)
 Leilah  German, English, Arabic, Persian
 Lailah  English   (#698 in US 2015 popularity)
 Laylah  English   (#700 in US 2015 popularity)
 Lila  English   (#199 in US 2015 popularity)
 Lilah  English   (#314 in US 2015 popularity)
 Lylah  English   (#632 in US 2015 popularity)
 Leyla  Turkish   (#780 in US 2015 popularity)

Layton
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: settlement with leek-field
Info about origin: from a family name itself derived from a place name with a literal meaning of 'leek settlement'
Words: leac=the leek (Old English) ; tun=the town, the settlement, the homestead (Old English)
Male form: Layton
Variants: Leighton  English   (#472 in US 2015 popularity)

Leah
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: wild cow; weary,tired
Info about origin: meaning not known for sure, might be 'wild cow' or 'weary', 'tired' or something else still if of Assyrian instead of Hebrew origin
 in the Bible Leah is the first wife of Jacob, the mother of 7 of his children
Words: le'ah=the wild cow (Hebrew) ; la'ah=weary, tired (Hebrew)
Variants: Leah  English, Hebrew   (#36 in US 2015 popularity)
 Lea  German, Italian   (#737 in US 2015 popularity)
 Lia  German, Italian, Portuguese   (#329 in US 2015 popularity)
 Léa  French

Leia
Language of origin: Unknown
Gender: female
Info about origin: maybe a French variant of 'Leah'
Variants: Leia  French   (#421 in US 2015 popularity)
 Leya  French

Leilani
Language of origin: Hawaii
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: heavenly flowers
Variants: Leilani  English   (#178 in US 2015 popularity)

Lennon
Language of origin: Old Irish
Gender: female
Info about origin: from the Irish family name 'O Leannain' which means 'descendant of Leannan'
 'Leannan' means 'lover'
Words: leannan=the lover (Irish)
Variants: Lennon  English   (#515 in US 2015 popularity)

Leonie
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: the lion
Info about origin:See male form Leo
Variants: Leonie  German
 Leona  German, English   (#682 in US 2015 popularity)
 Leoni  German
 Leonique  Dutch
 Léoni  French

Leslie
Language of origin: Old Irish
Gender: female
Info about origin: from a Scottish family name deriving from a place name, problably the name of the city 'Lesslyn' in Aberdeenshire, Scotland
 the Gaelic name of the city might mean 'garden of hollies'
Words: leas=the garden (Old Irish) ; cuileann=the holly (Old Irish)
Variants: Leslie  German, English   (#371 in US 2015 popularity)

Liberty
Language of origin: English
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: liberty
Info about origin: use of the common word 'liberty' as given name
Words:  (English)
Variants: Liberty  English   (#558 in US 2015 popularity)

Lilian
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: lily (?)
Info about origin: maybe derived from 'Lili', a pet form of 'Elizabeth', in use since around the 16th century AD
 or maybe from Latin 'lilium' (lily)
Words: lilium=the lily (Latin)
Variants: Lilian  English   (#500 in US 2015 popularity)
 Liliana  German, English   (#127 in US 2015 popularity)
 Lilia  Italian   (#957 in US 2015 popularity)
 Lilianna  English   (#714 in US 2015 popularity)
 Lillian  English   (#26 in US 2015 popularity)
 Lilliana  English   (#270 in US 2015 popularity)
 Lillianna  English   (#798 in US 2015 popularity)
 Lilyana  English   (#574 in US 2015 popularity)
 Lilyanna  English   (#969 in US 2015 popularity)

Lilith
Language of origin: Akkadian
Gender: female
Info about origin: (not yet available)
Words:  (Akkadian) ; (Hebrew)
Variants: Lilith  German   (#588 in US 2015 popularity)

Lily
Language of origin: English
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: lily
Info about origin: use of the name of the flower as given name
 in Christian tradition the lily is used as a symbol of purity
 the name of the flower has Latin roots
Words:  (English) ; lilium=the lily (Latin)
Variants: Lily  English   (#25 in US 2015 popularity)
 Lillie  English   (#579 in US 2015 popularity)

Lina
Language of origin: German
Gender: female
Info about origin: originally a short form of names ending with '-lina', especially Carolina
Variants: Lina  German   (#855 in US 2015 popularity)

Linda
Language of origin: Old High German
Gender: female
Info about origin: short form of various names ending in '-linda', e.g. 'Rosalinda'
Words: lind=gentle, friendly (Old High German)
Variants: Linda  German, English   (#668 in US 2015 popularity)

Lindsay
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: female
Info about origin: use of a Scottish family name as given name
 the family name is related to Lindsey in Lincolnshire
 'Lindsey' means 'Lincoln's wetland'
 there are however alternative interpretations of 'Lindsey', e.g. 'island in the river Lindum'
 in Scottland used as a male name, everywhere else mostly as a female name only
Words: ey=the wetland (Old English) ; ey=the island (Old Norse)
Variants: Lindsay  English, Scottish   (#846 in US 2015 popularity)
 Lindsey  English, Scottish   (#610 in US 2015 popularity)

Liv
Language of origin: Old Norse
Gender: female
Info about origin: (not yet available)
Words: hlif=the protection (Old Norse) ; liv=the life (Scandinavian)
Variants: Liv  German, Scandinavian   (#720 in US 2015 popularity)

Livia
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: female
Variants: Livia  German, Italian   (#721 in US 2015 popularity)

Logan
Language of origin: Old Irish
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: little hollow
Info about origin: from a family name which derives from a Scottish place name with the meaning 'little hollow'
Words: lagan=the little hollow (Old Irish)
Male form: Logan
Variants: Logan  English, Scottish   (#393 in US 2015 popularity)

London
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: female
Info about origin: use of the name of the English city of London as a given name
 the origin of the Latin name 'Londinium' of the city is unknown
Male form: London
Variants: London  English   (#105 in US 2015 popularity)

Londyn
Language of origin: Unknown
Gender: female
Variants: Londyn  English   (#160 in US 2015 popularity)

Loreley
Language of origin: Old High German
Gender: female
Info about origin: originally the name of a schistous cliff standing out of the river Rhine near St.Goarshausen in Germany
 the poet Clemens Brentano created 1801 'Lore Lay' as a siren sitting on this cliff luring sailors to ther deaths by singing
 the meaning of the name is not known for sure, maybe 'ambush' + 'cliff'
Words: lure=the ambush, the lure (Old High German) ; lei=the cliff, the schistous cliff (Old High German)
Variants: Loreley  German, English
 Lorelei  German, English   (#448 in US 2015 popularity)
 Lorelai  English   (#651 in US 2015 popularity)

Louise
Language of origin: Old High German
Gender: female
Info about origin:See male form Ludwig
Variants: Louise  German, French, English
 Luise  German
 Louisa  English   (#907 in US 2015 popularity)
 Luisa  Italian, Spanish

Lucia
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: the bright; born at daybreak
Info about origin:See male form Lucius
Variants: Lucia  German, English, Scandinavian, Italian   (#225 in US 2015 popularity)
 Luciana  Italian   (#468 in US 2015 popularity)
 Lucie  French
 Lucille  English, French   (#283 in US 2015 popularity)
 Lucy  English   (#55 in US 2015 popularity)

Ludmilla
Language of origin: Old Slavic
Gender: female
Info about origin: old Slavic two-element name
 known from Saint Ludmila, the patron saint of Bohemia in Europe (9th/10th century AD)
Words: lud=the people (Old Slavic) ; mil=dear, gracious (Old Slavic)
Variants: Ludmilla  German, English
 Mila  Czech   (#53 in US 2015 popularity)

Luna
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: female
Info about origin: in Roman mythology Luna is the goddess of the moon
Words: luna=the moon (Latin)
Variants: Luna  German   (#110 in US 2015 popularity)

Luz
Language of origin: Spanish
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: light
Info about origin: from a Spanish title of Mary: Nuestra Señora de la Luz ('Our Lady of the Light')
 the word itself has Latin roots ('lux')
Words: luz=the light (Spanish) ; lux=the light (Latin)
Variants: Luz  Spanish   (#957 in US 2015 popularity)

Lydia
Language of origin: Old Greek
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: woman from Lydia
Info about origin: from 'Lydia', the Old Greek name of a region in Asia Minor (today Turkey)
 the name of the region might derive from 'Lud', a grandson of Noah, said to be the ancestor of all Lydians
 the Hebrew name 'Lud' might mean 'strife'
Words: lud=the strife (Hebrew)
Variants: Lydia  German, English   (#81 in US 2015 popularity)
 Lidia  German, English
 Lydie  French

Lyla
Language of origin: Unknown
Gender: female
Variants: Lyla  English   (#142 in US 2015 popularity)

Lyria
Language of origin: Old Greek
Gender: female
Info about origin: maybe from Old Greek 'lyra' (lyra), a musical instrument
Words: lyra=the lyra (Old Greek)
Variants: Lyria  German, English
 Lyra  English   (#983 in US 2015 popularity)

Lyric
Language of origin: English
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: lyric, song-like
Info about origin: use of the common English word 'lyric' (song-like) as given name
 the word itself has Greek roots: 'lyricos' = 'for the lyre'
Words:  (English)
Male form: Lyric
Variants: Lyric  English   (#289 in US 2015 popularity)