Luck

Luck is an English word referring to something that happens by chance, usually something good or advantageous. It seems to have been borrowed from Middle Dutch luc, a shortened form of gheluc "good fortune", deriving from an unknown origin. Luck is also a German and English surname which comes from the given name Luke, the English form of Greek Loukas meaning …

Lilibeth

Lilibeth is an English female name which originated as a pet-name for Elizabeth, the English form of Hebrew ‘Elisheva meaning “my God is an oath” or “my God is abundance”. It seems to be especially popular in Venezuela. Lilibeth could also be a combination of Lily (the name of a flower which comes from Latin lilia, the plural of lilium derived from Ancient …

Leviticus

Leviticus is the name of the third book of the Torah and in the Old Testament. It comes from Latin Liber Leviticus meaning "book of the Levites", so Leviticus means "of the Levites" (the Levites being a priestly class), referring to those who belonged to the tribe of Levi, its founder and the third son of Leah and Jacob. Levi could possibly mean …

Lobelia

Lobelia is the name of a genus of flowers named after Belgian botanist Matthias de Lobel (or Mathias de l'Obel). I couldn't find the meaning behind the surname Lobel/L'Obel, but it seems to have originated as a locational name based on the de- prefix; it's likely the name has a French (or perhaps Dutch) origin.      

Lugh

Lugh is the name of a hero in Irish mythology, the son of Cian and Eithne, though he's also been associated with Lugus, an early Celtic god associated with the god Mercury by the Romans. Lugh is portrayed as a skilled warrior and craftsman. The etymology behind the name is uncertain. It could be a variant of Lugus, which itself …

Lysette

Lysette is a female given name, a variant spelling of Lisette, originally a French diminutive of Élisabeth, the French form of Elizabeth, an English female name which comes from Hebrew ‘Elisheva meaning “my God is an oath” or “my God is abundance”. Origin: Hebrew Variants: Lisette (French, English) Lisetta (Italian) Lysetta (English)  

Larsen

Larsen is a Danish and Norwegian surname, a patronymic name meaning "son of Lars", Lars being the Scandinavian form of Laurence, the English form of Roman cognomen Laurentius meaning “from Laurentum”, Laurentum being an ancient city in Italy most likely derived from Latin laurus meaning “laurel”. It derives from Ancient Greek daphne (laurel, bay), likely coming from a much older source; the letters …

Latavius

Latavius is a modern English name (of primarily African-American use), a combination of prefix La- and Tavius, a shortened form of Octavius, an Ancient Roman family name meaning "eighth". Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Octavius (Ancient Roman Octavio (Spanish) Ottavio (Italian) Octávio (Portuguese) Otávio (Brazilian Portuguese) Octave (French) Octavian (Ancient Roman, Romanian) Octavianus (Ancient Roman) Ottaviano (Italian)   Female forms: Latavia …

Latoya

Latoya is a modern English name (of primarily African-American use), a combination of the prefix La- and Toya, a Spanish diminutive of Victoria meaning "victor, victory". In Roman mythology, Victoria is the name of the Roman goddess of victory (the Roman counterpart of Nike). Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: LaToya (English, African-American) La Toya (English, African-American)  

Letha

Letha is an English female name, possibly originating as a shortened form of Aletha or Alethea, which derives from Ancient Greek altheia meaning "truth". It could also be a variant of Lethe, the name of one of five rivers in Hades; those who drank from it would forget everything, which is why it is known as the river of oblivion. The name …

Lilyanna

Lilyanna is an English female name, a combination of Lily and Anna, the Latinate form of Hebrew Channah meaning “favor” or “grace”. Lilyanna could also be used as a variant spelling of Liliana, the Latinate form of Lillian, which may have originally come about as one of the numerous nicknames for Elizabeth which derives from Hebrew meaning “my God is an oath” or “my God is …

Lex

Lex is an English and Dutch male name, a shortened form of Alexander which comes from Ancient Greek meaning “defending men” or “defender of men” from Greek elements alexo (to defend, help) and aner (man). In Greek mythology, it was another name for the Trojan prince Paris, famous for abducting Helen, wife of Menelaus, which started the ten year Trojan war. It’s …