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  1. LACEY: Variant spelling of English Lacy, meaning "lace-like."

  2. LACHESIS: Latin form of Greek Lakhesis, meaning "apportioner; disposer of lots." In mythology, this is the name of one of the three Fates (Moirae).
  3. LACHINA: Feminine form of Scottish Lachlan, meaning "lake-land."
  4. LACIE: Variant spelling of English Lacy, meaning "lace-like."
  5. LACY: English name derived from the vocabulary word, meaning "lace-like." 
  6. LADISLAVA: Feminine form of Czech and Slovak Ladislav, meaning "rules with glory."
  7. LADONNA: Elaborated form of English Donna, meaning "lady."
  8. LADY: Pet form of English Adelaide, meaning "noble sort." In some instances it may be derived from the vocabulary word, meaning simply "lady."
  9. LÆLIA: Feminine form of Roman Latin Lælius, possibly meaning "lunar." This is the name of a beautiful orchid flower named after one of the Vestal Virgins of Roman mythology. It is also part of a puzzling alchemical inscription (Ælia Lælia Crispus) supposedly found in Bologna, which some have theorized is a representation of two beings, Ælia and Lælia, who are united in a single subject, Crispus "curly," with Ælia being "solar" from helios, and Lælia being "lunar," while Crispus, a combination of both, is the basic substance (obvoluta intricata) from which all life was made, hence "curly," in reference to the hair of gossamer dryads which were said to be neither man nor woman but a mixture of both. 
  10. LÆRKE: Danish name meaning "lark (the bird)."
  11. LÆTITIA: Latin name meaning "happiness."
  12. LAGINA: Modern elaborated form of English Gina, meaning "earth-worker, farmer." 
  13. LAHELA: Hawaiian form of Hebrew Rachel, meaning "ewe." 
  14. LAHJA: Finnish name meaning "gift."
  15. LAIA: Pet form of Catalan Eulàlia, meaning "well-spoken."
  16. LAIDA: Basque name derived from the name of a beach in Bizkaia.
  17. LAIDEY: Variant spelling of English Lady, meaning "noble sort." 
  18. LAILA (ليلى): Variant spelling of Arabic Leila, meaning "night."
  19. LAIMA: Lithuanian name meaning "luck." In mythology, this is the name of a goddess of fortune.
  20. LAINE: Estonian name meaning "wave."
  21. LAINEY: English pet form of French Elaine, possibly meaning "torch."
  22. LAKEISHA: Elaborated form of English Keisha, meaning "cassia," a bark similar to cinnamon.
  23. LAKESHIA: Variant spelling of English Lakeisha, meaning "cassia," a bark similar to cinnamon.
  24. LAKHESIS (Λάχεσις): Greek name meaning "apportioner; disposer of lots." In mythology, this is the name of one of the three Fates (Moirae).
  25. LAKISHA: Variant spelling of English Lakeisha, meaning "cassia," a bark similar to cinnamon.
  26. LAKSHMI (लक्ष्मी): Hindi name derived from the Sanskrit word laksya, meaning "aim, goal, mark." In mythology, this is the name of the wife of Vishnu, goddess of fortune and wisdom.
  27. LALA (Bulgarian: Лала): 
    1. Armenian name meaning "doll."
    2. Bulgarian name meaning "tulip." In use by the Romani.
    3. Hawaiian form of Latin Laura, meaning "laurel."
    4. Variant spelling of English Lalla, meaning "to babble."
  28. LALAGE (Λαλαγη): Classical Greek name derived from the word lalagein, meaning "to babble." 
  29. LALEH (لاله): Persian name meaning "tulip."
  30. LALIA: Short form of Italian Eulalia, meaning "well-spoken."
  31. LALITA: Feminine form of Hindi Lalit, meaning "desirable" or "playful." 
  32. LALLA: English pet form of Greek Lalage, meaning "to babble." 
  33. LALLIE: English pet form of Greek Lalage, meaning "to babble." 
  34. LALLY: Variant spelling of English Lallie, meaning "to babble."
  35. LAMAI: Thai name meaning "soft."
  36. LAMIA (Λαμία): Greek myth name of an evil spirit who abducts and devours children, meaning "large shark." The name means "vampire" in Latin and "fiend" in Arabic.
  37. LAMIS (لامس): Arabic name meaning "soft."
  38. LAMYA (لمياء): Arabic name meaning "has beautiful dark lips."
  39. LAN (): Chinese name meaning "orchid," or "elegant, graceful."
  40. LANA
    1. Hawaiian name meaning "afloat; calm as still waters."
    2. Short form of English Alana, possibly meaning "little rock." 
    3. Short form of Russian Svetlana, meaning "light."
  41. LANEY: Variant spelling of English Lainey, possibly meaning "torch."
  42. LANFEN (蘭芬): Chinese name meaning "orchid fragrance."
  43. LANI: Hawaiian name meaning "heaven, sky."
  44. LANYING (蘭英): Chinese name meaning "orchid heroine."
  45. LAOISE: Irish form of French Louise, meaning "famous warrior." 
  46. LÁRA: Icelandic form of Latin Laura, meaning "laurel."
  47. LARA (Russian: Лара): 
    1. English variant spelling of Latin Laura, meaning "laurel."
    2. Short form of Russian Larissa, possibly meaning "fortified town."
  48. LARAINE: English variant spelling of French Lorraine, meaning "land of the people of Lothar."
  49. LARENTIA: Variant spelling of Latin Laurentia, meaning "of Laurentum." In Roman mythology, this is the name of the wife of Faustulus -- Acca Larentia -- who saved the infants Romulus and Remus from drowning in the Tiber river. She was also called Lupa, "she-wolf," because of her immoral character, and this is probably what started the tradition that the twins were suckled by a wolf. In another version, she is the mother of the Lares, the dead progenitors of the Roman people.
  50. LAREYNA: English elaborated form of French Lorraine, meaning "land of the people of Lothar."
  51. LARI: English pet form of Latin Laura, meaning "laurel."
  52. LÁRISA (Λάρισα): Greek name derived from the name of an ancient city, possibly meaning "fortified town." 
  53. LARISSA (Ларисса): Russian form of Greek Lárisa, probably meaning "fortified town."
  54. LARK: English unisex name derived from the vocabulary word, from Old English lawcere, meaning "song-bird."
  55. LARRAITZ: Basque name meaning "our Lady of Abaltzisketa."
  56. LARYN: Variant spelling of English Lauren, meaning "of Laurentum."
  57. LASHAWN: Modern feminine form of English Shawn, meaning "God is gracious."
  58. LASHAY: Elaborated feminine form of English unisex Shay, probably meaning "strong." 
  59. LASHONDA: Elaborated form of English Shawna, meaning "God is gracious."
  60. LATA (लता): Hindi name derived from a plant name, from the Sanskrit word lata, meaning "creeper," in reference to a creeping plant.
  61. LATANYA: English elaborated form of Latin Tania, probably meaning "father."
  62. LATASHA: English elaborated form of Russian Tasha, meaning "birthday," or in Church Latin "Christmas day."
  63. LATASI: Chamoru name meaning "praise."
  64. LATEEFAH: Variant spelling of Arabic Latifa, meaning "gentle, kind."
  65. LATIFA (Arabic: لطيفه, Hebrew: לָטִיפָה): 
    1. Feminine form of Arabic Latif, meaning "gentle, kind."
    2. Hebrew name meaning "caress" or "gentle slap."
  66. LATIFAH: Variant spelling of Arabic Latifa, meaning "gentle, kind."
  67. LATISHA: Variant spelling of English Letitia, meaning "happiness."
  68. LATONYA: Elaborated form of English Tonya, possibly meaning "invaluable." 
  69. LATOYA: Elaborated form of English Toya, probably meaning "toy."
  70. LAUDINE: French name, possibly a diminutive form of Latin laude ("praise"), hence "little praiseworthy one." In Arthurian legend, Laudine is known as the Lady of the Fountain, the ruler of the mystical Castle of Landuc near a magical spring in Broceliande Forest guarded by her husband Esclados. When water from this magic spring was poured onto a nearby basin, a huge storm would begin. Calogrenant did this and was beaten for it. To avenge his cousin, Ywain killed Esclados. He fell instantly in love with Laudine the moment he saw her. Laudine's servant Lunete talked her into marrying him. 
  71. LAURA: Feminine form of Latin Laurus, meaning "laurel." Or from Greek Lavra, meaning "an alley, a passage."
  72. LAURAINE: English variant spelling of French Lorraine, meaning "land of the people of Lothar."
  73. LAURE: French form of Latin Laura, meaning "laurel."
  74. LAUREEN: English pet form of Latin Laura, meaning "laurel."
  75. LAUREL: English name derived from the tree name. It is also used as a pet form of Latin Laura, meaning "laurel."
  76. LAURELLE: Elaborated form of English Laurel, meaning "laurel."
  77. LAUREN: Unisex form of English Laurence, meaning "of Laurentum."
  78. LAURENA: Variant spelling of English Lorena, meaning "of Laurentum." 
  79. LAURENCIA: Feminine form of English Laurence, meaning "of Laurentum."
  80. LAURENE: Variant spelling of English Lauren, meaning "of Laurentum."
  81. LAURENTIA: Feminine form of Roman Latin Laurentius, meaning "of Laurentum."
  82. LAURENTINE: Feminine form of French Laurentin, meaning "of Laurentum."
  83. LAURESSA: Pet form of Latin Laura, meaning "laurel."
  84. LAURETTA: Italian diminutive form of Latin Laura ("laurel"), meaning "little laurel tree."
  85. LAURETTE: Diminutive form of French Laure ("laurel"), meaning "little laurel tree."
  86. LAURIE: Unisex pet form of English Lauren and Laurence, both meaning "of Laurentum."
  87. LAURINDA: English elaborated form of Latin Laura, meaning "laurel."
  88. LAURINE: English pet form of Latin Laura, meaning "laurel."
  89. LAURISSA: English pet form of Latin Laura, meaning "laurel."
  90. LAURITA: Pet form of Latin Laura, meaning "laurel."
  91. LAURYN: Variant spelling of English Lauren, meaning "of Laurentum."
  92. LAVANYA (लावण्या): Hindi name meaning "beauty, grace."
  93. LAVENA: American English name, probably derived from the name of the famous Caffé Lavena in Venus, Italy, established by Carlos Lavena in 1750, from Latin Lavinia, possibly meaning "purity."
  94. LAVENDER: English color and flower name derived from the vocabulary word, from Anglo-Saxon lavendre, from Late Latin lavendula which may ultimately derive from lividus, meaning "bluish, livid." Since 1840, the word has had the meaning "pale purple." 
  95. LAVERN: Variant spelling of English Laverne, possibly meaning "spring-like; to be verdant." Compare with masculine Lavern.
  96. LAVERNA: Latin name, possibly meaning "spring-like; to be verdant." In Roman mythology, this is the name of a goddess of illegally-obtained money. She is the patroness of charlatans, con men and thieves. 
  97. LAVERNE: English form of Roman Latin Laverna, possibly meaning "spring-like; to be verdant." Compare with masculine Laverne.
  98. LAVI (לָבִיא): Hebrew unisex name meaning "lion."
  99. LAVINA: Contracted form of Roman Latin Lavinia, possibly meaning "purity." 
  100. LAVINIA: Latin name possibly meaning "purity." In Roman mythology, this is the name of the wife of Aeneas.
  101. LAVONE: Variant spelling of English Lavonne, meaning "yew tree."
  102. LAVONNE: Modern English elaborated form of French Yvonne, meaning "yew tree."
  103. LAVRA (Cyrillic: Ла́вра, Greek: Λαύρα): 
    1. Greek name meaning "an alley, a passage."
    2. Slovene form of Latin Laura, meaning "laurel."
  104. LAWAHIZ (لواحظ): Arabic name meaning "glances."
  105. LAWAN: Thai name meaning "beautiful."
  106. LAWANDA: Modern English elaborated form of German Wanda, meaning "a Wend; a wanderer." A Wend was a term used to refer to migrant Slavs in the sixth century. 
  107. LAXMI (लक्ष्मी): Variant spelling of Hindi Lakshmi, meaning "aim, goal, mark." 
  108. LAYACNA: Chamoru unisex name meaning "his/her sail."
  109. LAYLA (Arabic: ليلى): 
    1. Egyptian name meaning "born at night."
    2. Variant spelling of Arabic Leila, meaning "night."
  110. LAYTON: Variant spelling of English unisex Leighton, meaning "leek garden."
  111. LÉA: French form of Hebrew Leah, meaning "weary."
  112. LEA
    1. Old English name meaning "meadow."
    2. Variant spelling of Hebrew Leah, meaning "weary."
  113. LEAH (Hebrew: לֵאָה): 
    1. Assyrian name meaning "mistress, ruler."
    2. Hebrew name meaning "weary." In the bible, this is the name of Jacob's first wife.
    3. Variant spelling of Old English Lea, meaning "meadow."
  114. LÉAN: Irish form of Greek Helénē, possibly meaning "torch."
  115. LEANDRA: Feminine form of Latin Leander, meaning "lion-man." 
  116. LEANN: English compound name composed of Lea "meadow" and Ann "favor; grace," hence "graceful meadow."
  117. LEANNA: English compound name composed of Lea "meadow" and Anna "favor; grace," hence "graceful meadow."
  118. LEANNE: English compound name composed of Lea "meadow" and Anne "favor; grace," hence "graceful meadow."
  119. LEANORA: Short form of Latin Eleanora, meaning "foreign; the other."
  120. LEATRICE: Modern English blend of Hebrew Leah "weary" and Italian Beatrice "voyager (through life)," hence "weary voyager."
  121. LECHOSŁAWA: Feminine form of Polish Lechosław, meaning "Lech's glory."
  122. LECIA: Danish contracted form of Scandinavian Leticia, meaning "happiness."
  123. LEDA (Λήδα): Greek name meaning "woman." In mythology, this is the name of the mother of Castor, Pollux and Helen.
  124. LEE: English surname transferred to unisex forename use, from the Old English word leah, meaning "meadow." 
  125. LEEANN: English compound name composed of Lee "meadow" and Ann "favor; grace," hence "graceful meadow."
  126. LEEBA (לִיבָּא): 
    1. Variant spelling of Hebrew Liba, meaning "heart."
    2. Variant spelling of Yiddish Liba, meaning "love." 
  127. LEELA (लीला): Hindi name meaning "play."
  128. LEELAVATHI (लीलावती): Hindi name meaning "free will of God."
  129. LEELAWATI: Variant spelling of Hindi Leelavathi, meaning "free will of God."
  130. LEENA (Arabic: لينا): 
    1. Arabic name meaning "palm tree."
    2. Short form of Finnish Matleena, meaning "of Magdala."
    3. Variant spelling of English Lina, a short form of names ending with -lina.
  131. LEESA: Variant spelling of English Lisa, meaning "God is my oath."
  132. LEIA
    1. English variant spelling of Hebrew Leah, meaning "weary." 
    2. Hawaiian name meaning "child of heaven."
  133. LEIGH: Variant spelling of English unisex Lee, meaning "meadow." 
  134. LEIGHTON: English surname transferred to unisex forename use, composed of the Old English elements leac "leek" and tun "enclosure, settlement," hence "leek garden."
  135. LEILA (Arabic: ليلى, Hebrew: לַיְלָה, Persian: لیلا): 
    1. Arabic name meaning "night." 
    2. Hebrew name meaning "night" or "dark Oriental beauty."
    3. Persian name meaning "dark-haired."
  136. LEILAH
    1. Variant spelling of Arabic Leila, meaning "night."
    2. Variant spelling of Hebrew Leila, meaning "night" or "dark Oriental beauty."
  137. LEILANI: Hawaiian name meaning "heavenly flowers."
  138. LELA (लीला): Variant spelling of Hindi Leela, meaning "play." 
  139. LELIA: Variant spelling Roman Latin Lælia, possibly meaning "lunar."
  140. LEMPI: Finnish myth name of the mother of Lemminkäinen, meaning "love."
  141. LENA: Pet form of English Eleanor, meaning "foreign; the other."
  142. LENE
    1. Short form of German Helene, possibly meaning "torch."
    2. Short form of Latin Magdalene, meaning "of Magdala."
  143. LENI: Pet form of German Helene, possibly meaning "torch."
  144. LENKA: Short form of Czech Madlenka, meaning "of Magdala."
  145. LENMANA: Native American Hopi name meaning "flute girl."
  146. LENORA: Pet form of Latin Eleanora, meaning "foreign; the other."
  147. LENORE: Variant spelling of Latin Lenora, meaning "foreign; the other."
  148. LENUTA: Pet form of Romanian Ileana, possibly meaning "torch."
  149. LEOCÁDIA: Portuguese form of Spanish Leocadia, meaning "bright, clear, light."
  150. LEOCADIA: Spanish name derived from Greek leukados, meaning "bright, clear, light."

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