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 …

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.      

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)  

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 …

Liveva

Liveva is an Anglo-Saxon female name, a Latinized form of Leofgifu meaning "dear gift", made up from Old English elements leof (dear, agreeable, beloved) and giefu (gift). Nicknames: Liv, Leva, Eva, Viv Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Leofgifu (Anglo-Saxon) Leviva (Anglo-Saxon)  

Layla

Layla is an Arabic female name meaning "night" which comes from Proto-Semitic layl- meaning "night". There's a popular Persian story called Layla and Qays (also known as Layla and Majnun), known across the Middle East and which has many versions. Qays and Laylagrew up in the same tribe and loved each other but her father wouldn't allow them to get married and …

Leta

Leta is an English female name of uncertain origin. It could an anglicized form of Laeta, the feminine form of Laetus, a Roman cognomen meaning "happy, joyful, cheerful" from Latin laetus deriving from an unknown origin. Leta could also be used as a shortened form of Letitia, a variant form of Laetitia which derives from the origin above. In Roman mythology, Laetitia is the …

Lenore

Lenore is an English female name, a variant of Eleanor, the Old French form of Occitan Aliénor which could mean “the other Aenor” from Latin alia meaning “another” and the given name Aenor, possibly a Germanic name of unknown meaning, though it’s been linked to Adenorde or Adenor, made up of Germanic elements adal (noble) and nord (north), or even as a contracted form of Azenor, a Breton name of …