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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.

Lana is a female given name and surname. Though its origin is disputed, it can be found most frequently in the English speaking countries, Russia, as well as many other European countries. "Lana" is short for Alana (in English) or Svetlana (in Russian), as well as a derivative of the Greek name Helen.
Lara can be a given name or a surname in several languages.
Lena is a female given name. The name has evolved in different languages as a variation of several earlier names. In some derivations, Lena comes from the endings of Alina and Helena. Lena is also a diminutive or short form for names that end with -line, such as Caroline, Adeline, and Madeline. Leana is seen in Hindi and Swedish. The Scandinavian version for the name Helen is Lena; here, it means "torch", metaphorically representing something that shows light and leads the path.
Linda is a female given name.
Lolita (/ləˈliːtə/, /lɒlˈiːtə/, or US /loʊˈliːtə/) is a female given name of Spanish origin. It is the diminutive form of Lola, a hypocorism of Dolores, which means "suffering" in Spanish.
Luisa (Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese) or Louise (French) is a feminine given name; it is the feminine form of the given name Louis (Luis), the French form of the Frankish Chlodowig (German Ludwig), from the Germanic elements hlod "fame" and wig "combat".
Lupita is short for Lupe or shortening Guadalupita, diminutive of Guadalupe.

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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