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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.

Leona is a female given name.
Leonie is a Latin-origin feminine given name, (meaning "lioness"), from the masculine personal name Leon (meaning "lion"). Leonie evolved to Léonie in France. It is rare as a surname.
Lia is a feminine given name.
Louise and Aloisia / Luise are, respectively, French and German feminine forms of Louis. Louise has been regularly used as a female name in English speaking countries since the middle of the 19th century. It has ranked among the top 100 names given to girls in France, England, Ireland, Scotland, Sweden and Wales in recent years. It last ranked among the top 1,000 first names for girls born in the United States in 1991, but remains a more common middle name.
Lucie is the French and Czech form of the female name Lucia. Notable people with the name include:
Lucienne is a given name of French origin. It is the feminine form of Lucien. It means "Light". Variants include Lucinda, Lucie( French) and Lucy. People named Lucienne include:
Lucy is an English and French feminine given name derived from Latin masculine given name Lucius with the meaning as of light (born at dawn or daylight, maybe also shiny, or of light complexion). Alternative spellings are Luci, Luce, Lucie. Lucy is also an American, Australian, Canadian, English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh and French surname.
Laetitia (English) also Laëtitia (French) and Lætitia (French and Latin) is a girl's name that is quite popular in the south of France and is also used in Québec. It is originally a Latin name Lætitia. The Latin grapheme "æ" is increasingly replaced in France with "aë" but the name is pronounced the same.
Lilou is a French female given name. It is rising in popularity in France, where it is ranked in the top 50 names given to baby girls. It may have originated as a short form of names ending in the sound "lee" such as Aurélie, Amélie, Aline, Élise, Élie, Coralie, or Liliane, following the French way of forming short forms of names by adding the suffix "ou" to affectionate names. It is also said to be an Occitan language version of the name Lily, originally spelled Liló in that language. It was not registered as a formal name in France prior to 1997, when 19 girls named Lilou, nine girls named Leeloo and four girls named Leelou were registered. The spelling Lylou is also used. Short forms of names have become increasingly popular as formal names in France as well as elsewhere in Europe.
Louane (also spelled Lou-Anne or Louanne) is a French feminine name, derived from a combination of the names Louise and Anne. It has been rising in popularity in the last decade and is ranked in the top 100 names given to baby girls in France in 2014. The short form Lou, is also popular for girls in France.
Lyn(n)ette is a feminine given name and may refer to:
Lydie is a female given name of French origin. He is the French form of the name Lydia.
Louna is a French feminine given name of uncertain origin.
Lollipop is a French female name originating with the first name Latin Lucia. The lollipops are celebrated on December 13.

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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