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First Name Directory - Starting with L




This site is dedicated to maintaining a database of first names from all over the world. We are still working to add all meanings to the names and sort them by gender, ethic and other behavior.

Most names come from the European and Arab area, especially italian, spanish, french and german firstnames.


Leon
Leon is a first name of Greek origin. The Greek λέων (leōn), meaning "lion," has spawned the Latin "leo," French "lion," Irish "leon" and Spanish "león." Perhaps the oldest attested historical figure to bear this name was Leon of Sparta, a 5th-century BCE king of Sparta, while in Greek mythology Leon was a Giant killed by Heracles. During the Christian era Leon was merged with the Latin cognate Leo, with the result that the two forms are used interchangeably. A similar Greek name to Leon is Leonidas, meaning "son of a lion", with Leonidas I, king of Sparta, being perhaps the most famous bearer of that name.
Louis
Louis (UK /ˈluːi/ or US /ˈluːɪs/; French pronunciation: ​[lwi]) is the French form of the Old Frankish given name Chlodowig (Modern German: Ludwig) and one of two English forms, the other being Lewis (/ˈluːɪs/). The Frankish name is composed of the words for "fame" (hlōd) and "warrior" (wīg) which may be translated to famous warrior or "famous in battle".
Luc
Léonce
Léonce is a French masculine given name. People with the name Léonce include:
Loïc
Loïc is a male personal forename chiefly used in France and French-speaking countries.
Lothair
Lothair (Latin: Lotharius; German: Lothar; French: Lothaire) is a Germanic given name, derived from the older form Clotaire (Chlotharius).
Loup
Loup is a French surname and given name, which means "wolf" and is derived from the Latin "lupus". Variants in French include Leloup and Leleu. In other languages, the equivalent of Loup is Lupo in Italian, Lobo or López in Spanish, Lobo or Lopes in Portuguese, and Lupu or Lupescu in Romanian. The name Loup may refer to:
Laurent
Laurent is a French masculine given name of Latin origin. It is used in France, Canada, and other French-speaking countries. The name was derived from the Roman surname Laurentius, which meant "from Laurentum". Laurentum was an ancient Roman city of Latium situated between Ostia and Lavinium, on the west coast of the Italian peninsula southwest of Rome.
Lazare
Lazare is a French masculine given name, which derives from Lazarus and the Hebrew name אֶלְעָזָר (Elʿazar, "God has helped") is back.
Lucien
Lucien is a male given name of French origin, It is the French form of Luciano or Latin Lucianus, patronymic of Lucius.
Ludovic
Ludovic is a given name, and may refer to:
Lamoral
Lamoral is a French masculine given name was a family name.
Léonard
Leonard is a French masculine given name of Germanic origin, celebrated on November 6.





In the data base are, apart from modern and traditional first names also American, Arab, Germans, English, French, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Latin, Dutch, Northern, Russian, Scandinavian, Slavian, Spanish, and Swedish first names.


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