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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.

A female given name Leontine is formed from the Greek name of Leontinus (Leon, Λέων = the Lion).
Lydia is a feminine first name of Greek origin (Greek: Λυδία). The name means "woman from Lydia." Lydia of Thyatira, woman and deaconess in the New Testament's Acts of the Apostles was a purple cloth dealer. She was the apostle Paul's first convert in Philippi and thus the first convert to Christianity in Europe.
Lena or Leni is a feminine given name. Lena is a short form of various female given name such as Magdalena, Helena and Jelena/Yelena. The name Helena comes from the Greek. He goes to the word "hele" = "Sunshine" back (= Greek Sun-God Helios) and is thus "the shining", "the torch", "the shine" or "the same of the Sun". Helena in the Greek. Mythology was the daughter of Zeus and Leda.

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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Note: With an international list of names it can occur that some first names are identical to label names. Hereby we point out that all used marks are property of their respective owners.