Λάζαρος (Lazarus) – Λὼτ (Lot)

Λάζαρος, Lazarus: God has helped, from the Hebrew El’azar.

Λάζος, Lazos: God has helped. A diminutive of Λάζαρος (Lazarus),  from the Hebrew El’azar.

Λάουρα, Laura: Triumphant. From laurea, a laurel crown. The laurel tree was sacred to Apollo.

Λάουρος, Laurus: Triumphant. From laurea, a laurel crown. The laurel tree was sacred to Apollo.

Λαύρα, Laura: Triumphant. From laurea, a laurel crown. The laurel tree was sacred to Apollo.

Λαυρέντης, Laurence: From Laurentium, a Roman town, derived in turn is from laurus, laurel tree.

Λαυρεντία, Laurence: From Laurentium, a Roman town, derived in turn is from laurus, laurel tree.

Λαυρεντίνα, Laurentina: From Laurentium, a Roman town, derived in turn is from laurus, laurel tree.

Λαυρέντιος, Laurencius: From Laurentium, a Roman town, derived in turn is from laurus, laurel tree.

Λεονάρδος, Leonard: Brave like a lion. From λέων (leon), lion, and the Germanic hardbrave.

Λιβέρης, Liberes: A free person, from the Latin liberi.

Λιβέριος, Liberius: A free person, from the Latin liberi.

Λίβιος, Livius: Possibly bluish, or envious. From the Latin lividus.

Λιβύη, Livia: Related to Libya (a name for Africa, in the Greco-Roman world). Otherwise, either bluish, or envious, from the Latin lividus.

Λίζα, Liza, Lisa: Devoted to God. A diminutive of Ἐλισάβετ (Elizabeth). From the Hebrew name אֱלִישֶׁבַע (Elisheva) meaning my God is an oath.

Λιζέτα. Lozeta, Liseta: Devoted to God. A diminutive of Ἐλισάβετ (Elizabeth). From the Hebrew name אֱלִישֶׁבַע (Elisheva) meaning my God is an oath.

Λικίνιος, Licinus: Bent or turned upward. From the Latin licinus.

Λιλή, Lily: Lily-like. From the Latin lilium, a reborrowing of the Greek λείριονAlso, a diminutive od several Greek names, including Εὐαγγελία (Evangeline).

Λινάρδος, Linard: Brave like a lion. A form of Λεονάρδος (Leonard), from λέων (leon), lion, and the Germanic hardbrave.

Λοΐζος, Louis: Renown warrior. From the German Ludwid, containing hlud (famous) and wig (war).

Λόλα, Lola: Related to the name Dolores, meaning sorrows. In Greece,it is primarily a diminutive of other names.

Λορέντζος, Lorenzo, Laurence: From Laurentium, a Roman town, derived in turn is from laurus, laurel tree.

Λότ, Lot: Covered, veiled. From the Hebrew לוֹט (lot).

Λούης, Louis: Renown warrior. From the German Ludwid, containing hlud (famous) and wig (war).

Λούθηρος, Luther: Soldier. From the Germanic Leuthar, containing the elements leud (people) and hari (army).

Λουίζα, Louise: Renown warrior. From the German Ludwid, containing hlud (famous) and wig (war).

Λουΐζος, Louis: Renown warrior. From the German Ludwid, containing hlud (famous) and wig (war).

Λουκρητία, Lucretia: Wealthy. From the Latin lucrum.

Λούππης, Lupes: Wolf-like. From the Latin lupus.

Λοῦππος, Lupus: Wolf-like. From the Latin lupus.

Λυμπέρης, Liberes:  A free person, from the Latin liberi.

Λώρα, Laura: Triumphant. From laurea, a laurel crown. The laurel tree was sacred to Apollo.

Λωραίνη, Lorraine: From a region in France, originally meaning Kingdom of Lothar.

Λὼτ, Lot:  Covered, veiled. From the Hebrew לוֹט (lot).

© Paul Pan

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