250 Amazing Boy Names That Start With The Letter L

250 Amazing Boy Names That Start With The Letter L

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Choosing that perfect baby name can be a stressful decision to make. There are so many options available to you that it is so easy to become overwhelmed.

So to provide you with some inspiration we have put together 250 amazing boy names that start with the letter L. Take a look at some of our favorites and see if any spark your imagination.

Trendy Boy Names Starting With L

Lalo – A name of Spanish origin and means rich guardian. It is also a diminutive form of Eduardo.

Lam – Of Vietnamese origin and mean forest.

Lamar – Means from the sea and is of Spanish origin.

Lambert – Dutch in origin and means bright land.

Lamech – A name of Hebrew origin and means powerful.

Lamont – Means from the mountain and is of French origin.

Lance – Of English origin and means land. Lance is a variation of the name Lanzo, a Germanic name that was a short form of names that began with Land.

Lancel – American in origin and means land.

Lane – A name of English origin and means from the lane. It was originally an English/Irish surname.

Lanu – Means tribal custom and is of Native American – Miwok origin. 

Lap – Of Vietnamese origin and means independent.

Larry – English in origin and means from Laurentum, Italy. It is also a short form of Lawrence.

Lars – A name of Scandinavian origin and means person from Laurentum, Italy.

Larson – Of Scandinavian origin and means son of Lars. It is a gender-neutral name.

Larue – French in origin and means dweller by the road. A French surname.

Lash – Of unknown meaning but with Romansh origins.

Laurence – A name of English origin and means laurel.

Laurens – Means of Laurentum and is of Dutch origin. The Dutch form of Laurence.

Laurent – Of French origin and means crowned with laurel.

Laurie – English in origin and means laurel. A diminutive form of Laurence or Laura.

Lawrence – A name of English origin and means laurel.

Lawson – Means son of Lawrence and is of English origin.

Layne – Of English origin and means dweller by the road.

Lazer – Hebrew in origin and means God has helped. Form of Elazer.

Leandro – A name of Spanish origin and means lion man.

Lebron – Of French origin and means brunette one.

Ledger – English in origin and means spear tribe. This name is most commonly used as a surname.

Lee – Means field and is of English origin.

Lefty – A name of American origin and is a nickname for left-handed.

Legacy – Of English origin and means an inheritance, something left to someone in a will.

Legend – English in origin and means history, story, myth.

Legrand – Means the tall or large one and is of French origin.

Leicester – A name of English origin and means from Leicester, England.’

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Leif – Of Scandinavian origin and means heir.

Leigh – English in origin and means field.

Leighton – Means from the town by the meadow and is of English origin.

Lemar – A name of English origin and means the sea.

Len – American in origin and means a diminutive form of Leonard or Helena.

Lennon – Of Irish origin and means dear one.

Lennox – Means from Levenach, Scotland and is of Scottish origin. It was originally a Scottish surname used for families who lived near or were from Levenach, Scotland.

Lenny – A name of English origin and means brave as a lion.

Leo – Of Latin origin and means lion. Leo is often used as a nickname for Leonardo, Leon, and Leopold.

Leon – French in origin and means lion.

Leonard – Means brave as a lion and is of English origin.

Leonardo – A name of Italian origin and means lion brave.

Leopold – English in origin and means people bold.

Leroy – Of American origin and means king.

Les – Short form of Lester or Lesley and is of English origin.

Leslie – A name of English origin and means joy.

Lester – Of English origin and means from Leicester, England.

Lev – Hebrew in origin and means heart.

Leven – Means place of the flood and is of Scottish origin.

Levi – A name of Hebrew origin and means joined in harmony. Levi was also the son of Jacob and Leah in the Old Testament of the Bible.

Lewis – Of English origin and means famed warrior.

Lex – English in origin and is a diminutive form of Alexander or Alexis.

Lexington – Means a town of the new law and is of English origin.

Lexis – A name of American origin and means defender of the people. 

Li – Chinese in origin and means pretty, powerful.

Liam – Of Irish origin and means with gilded helmet. Originally a short form of William.

Lincoln – Means from the Lake settlement and is of English origin.

Linden – A name of English origin and means made from linwood or lime-wood.

Lindley – Of English origin and means from the lime wood.

Lindsay – English in origin and means from the lake settlement island.

Lindsey – Means from the lake settlement island and is of English origin.

Linus – A name of Greek origin and means flax colored.

Linux – Of Scandinavian origin and is a created name.

Llewellyn – Welsh in origin and means leader.

Lloyd – Means grey and is of Welsh origin.

Llywelyn – A name of Welsh origin and means leader.

Locke – Of English origin and means lock, fastening.

Logan – Scottish in origin and means little hollow.

Loic – Means famed warrior and is of French origin.

Loki – A name of Scandinavian origin and means trickster God. The name was made famous by Marvel as that of Thor’s brother.

London – Of English origin and means from the great river.

Long – Chinese in origin and means dragon. It is also a Vietnamese name that means hair.

Lonnie – Means noble or ready and is of American origin. It is also a diminutive form of Alonzo or Lawrence.

Lonny – A name of English origin and means laurel. A diminutive form of Laurence.

Lopez – Of Spanish origin and means son of Lope/Lobe. Lobe means wolf.

Lorant – Hungarian in origin and means famous land. It is also a form of Orlando.

Lorenzo – Means laurel and is of Italian origin.

Lorimer – Originally an English surname and means harness maker.

Lou – Short for the name Louis, of German origin and means famed warrior.

Louie – A name of English origin and means famous warrior. Diminutive form of Louis.

Louis – Of German origin and means famed warrior.

Lowe – English in origin and means near the small hill. Originally a habitual name for someone who lived near a prominent small hill.

Lowell – Originally an English surname and it means little wolf.

Luca – Means a person from Lucania, Italy, and is of Italian origin. It is also the English form of the Greek name Loukas.

Lucan – A name of Latin origin and means a person from Lucania, Italy.

Lucas – Of Greek origin and means from Lucania, Italy.

Lucus – American form of Lucas and means from Lucania, Italy.

Ludlow – Means from the loud river hill and is of English origin.

Luigi – A name of Italian origin and means famous warrior.

Luis – Of Spanish origin and means famous warrior.

Luka – Slavic in origin and means person from Lucania, Italy.

Lukas – Means person from Lucania, Italy, and is of Slavic origin.

Luke – It was originally used as a given or surname for persons from the region of Lucania, in Southern Italy.

Luther – A name of English origin and means army of the people.

Lyall – Of English origin and means lion. It is a diminutive form of Lionel.

Lydon – English in origin and means Descendant of Lodan.

Lyle – Means from the island and is of English origin.

Lynch – English/Irish surname from the Celtic O Loingsigh. The name means descendant of the mariner but has associations with the term ‘lynch’ meaning the killing by a mob without due process.

Quirky Boy Names Starting With L

Laadan – A name of Hebrew origin and means for pleasure.

Laban – Of Hebrew origin and means white. In the Bible, Laban was the brother of Rebekah.

Lachlan – Scottish in origin and means from the land of lakes.

Ladarius – This name is a combination of La and Darius and is of American origin.

Lanakila – Means victory and is of Hawaiian origin.

Lancelot – A name of French origin and means land. 

Landen – Of English origin and means from the long hill. 

Lander – English of origin and means of the land.

Laneetees – Means big elk and is of Native American – Pawnee origin.

Lang – A name of German origin and means tall person.

Langer – Of Scandinavian origin and means tall man.

Langley – English in origin and means from the long meadow.

Langston – Means from the tall man’s town and is of English origin.

Lanton – A name of English origin and means from the long town.

Lanza – Of Italian origin and means lancer. Originally a Spanish surname.

Lanzo – German in origin and means lance, spear.

Laszlo – Means glory rule and is of Hungarian origin.

Latham – A name of English origin and means dweller at the barns.

Lathrop – Of English origin and means from the farm on clay soil.

Latimer – English in origin and means interpreter. Originally an English surname.

Lavan – Means white and is of Hebrew origin.

Lave – A name of French origin and means lava.

Lavender – Of English origin and means a purple flowering plant.

Laverick – English in origin and means lark.

Lavey – Means joined and is of American origin. A form of Levi.

Laythan – A name of American origin and is a created name. It is originally derived from the name Nathan.

Layton – Of English origin and means from the town by the canal.

Lazar – Hungarian in origin and means God has helped.

Lazarro – Means God has helped and is of Italian origin.

Le – A name of Chinese origin and means joy.

Leavitt – Of English origin and means wolf cub. It was originally an English surname.

LeBlanc – French in origin and means pale complected or white-haired.

Leedor – Means my generation and is of Hebrew origin.

Leehu – A name of Hebrew origin and means he is mine.

Leeor – Of Hebrew origin and means my light.

Lehana – African – Lesotho origin and means one who refuses.

Lehandro – Means defender of the people and is of African origin.

Lemuel – A name of Hebrew origin and means devoted to God.

Lencho – Of African origin and means lion.

Leolani – Hawaiian in origin and means heavenly woman.

Leone – Means lion and is of Italian origin.

Leonel – A name of American origin and means lion like.

Lerato – African – Tswana of Botswana and means song of my soul.

Lesharo – Of Native American – Pawnee origin and means chief.

Levent – Means handsome and tall and is of Turkish origin.

Leverett – A name of French origin and means young hare.

Leviticus – Of Latin origin and refers to the descendants of Levi.

Levon – Armenian in origin and means lion.

Levron – Means from Vron, France and is of French origin.

Lexus – A name of Greek origin and means created name.

Leyati – Of Native American – Miwok origin and means shape of abalone shell.

Lezane – American in origin and is a combination of Le and Zane.

Liberty – Means freedom and is of American origin.

Liborio – A name of Spanish origin and means libertarian.

Lilo – Of Hawaiian origin and means generous one.

Limon – Spanish in origin and means lemon.

Linen – Means cloth woven from flax and is of English origin.

Linh – A name of Vietnamese origin and means not available.

Link – Of English origin and means a link. It is also a diminutive form of Lincoln.

Linwood – English in origin and means lake by the woods.

Lion – This means large feline mammal and is of English origin.

Lionel – A name of French origin and means little lion.

Lir – Of Irish origin and means the sea. A variation of the name Llyr – Irish god of the sea.

Lisandro – Spanish in origin and means liberator.

Lisle – Means of the island and is of French origin.

Loba – A name of African origin and means to talk.

Lobo – Of Spanish origin and means wolf.

Loc – Vietnamese in origin and means bud.

Lok – Means joy and is of Chinese origin.

Lokesh – A name of Indian origin and means lord of the world.

Lono – Hawaiian in origin and means news.

Lootah – Of Native American – Sioux origin and means red.

Lopaka – Means brilliant fame and is of Hawaiian origin.

Lorcan – A name of Irish origin and means silent or fierce.

Lore – Of American origin and means crowned with laurel.

Loren – American in origin and means laurel.

Louvain – Means a city in Belgium and is of English origin.

Love – A name of English origin and means full of love or female wolf.

Lovel – Of English origin and means little wolf.

Lovender – American in origin and is a combination of the words love and lavender.

Lowery – Means family of Lawrence and is of English origin.

Lowry – A name of Scottish origin and means laurel.

Loxley – Of English origin and means glade by the lake.

Loyal – English in origin and means faithful, true.

Lucano – Means light, luster, and is of Spanish origin.

Luce – A name of Latin origin and means light.

Lucian – Of English origin and means light. This name is an English variant of the original Latin name Lucianus.

Luciano – Italian in origin and means light.

Lucien – Means light and is of French origin.

Lucifer – A name of Latin origin and means bringer of light.

Lucky – Of American origin and means fortunate.

Lutz – German in origin and means famous battle.

Luuk – Means from Lucania and is of Dutch origin.

Lux – A name of Greek origin and means light.

Luz – Of Spanish origin and means light. This is also a unisex Hebrew name meaning, almond tree.

Ly – Vietnamese origin and means reason.

Lyndsey – Means from the lake settlement island and is of English origin.

Lynley – A name of English origin and means from the flax meadow.

Lynn – Of Irish origin and means from the lake.

Lynne – Means from the lake and is of English origin.

Lynton – English in origin and means from the hillside town.

Lynx – A name of Latin origin and means wild cat.

Lyons – Of Irish origin and means son or family of Lyon.

Lyre – English in origin and means a harp or lyre.

Lyric – Means words of a song and is of English origin.

Lysander – A name of Greek origin and means one who is freed.

Lytton – Of English origin and means from the town by the torrent.

Lyuben – Bulgarian in origin and means loved.

Unique Boy Names Starting With L

Laddie – Means attendant and is of English origin.

Lael – A name of Hebrew origin and means of God. In the Old Testament, Lael is the father of Eliasaph.

Laertes – Of Greek origin and is of unknown meaning. In Greek mythology, Laertes is the father of Odysseus.

Lafayette – French in origin and means from the land of the beech tree.

Lahahana – Means warmth of the sun and is of Hawaiian origin.

Laik – A name of American origin and means from near the lake.

Laird – Of Scottish origin and means lord.

Lajos – Hungarian in origin and means famous warrior.

Laken – Means from the lake and is of American origin.

Lakota – A name of Native American origin and means tribe name.

Lakshmana – Of Indian origin and means marked with luck.

Lakyle – American in origin and is a combination of La and Kyle.

Lalan – Means one who nurtures and is of Indian origin.

Lalawethika – A name of Native American – Shawnee origin and means rattle sound.

Landers – Of English origin and means descendent of the countryside dweller.

Landis – American in origin and means highwayman.

Lando – Means famous land and is of Spanish origin.

Landon – A name of English origin and means from the long hill.

Landry – Of English origin and means land rier.

Lanh – Vietnamese in origin and means gentle, kind.

Lani – Means heaven or chief and is of Hawaiian origin.

Lankston – A name of English origin and means from the tall man’s town.

Lapid – Of Hebrew origin and means flame, torch.

Laramie – French in origin and means from the leafy grove.

Laran – Of unknown meaning and is of American origin.

Largo – Means long, tall, and is of Spanish origin.

Laria – A name of Spanish origin and is of unknown meaning.

Larna – Of Spanish origin and is of unknown meaning.

Latif – Arabic in origin and means elegant, gentle, kind.

Latrell – This is a created name of American origin.

Lavi – A name of Hebrew origin and means lion.

Lavonte – Of American origin and is a created name.

Lazaro – Spanish origin and means God has helped.

Lazarus – Means God has helped and is of Hebrew origin.

Leafar – A name of American origin and means Rafael spelled backward.

Leal – Of French origin and means faithful.

Leander – Greek in origin and means lion man.

Leetov – Means I have good fortune and is of Hebrew origin.

Leinaala – A name of Hawaiian origin and means path of flower garlands.

Lekeke – Of Hawaiian origin and means ruler.

Lel – Slavic in origin and means taker.

Leland – Means meadowland and is of English origin.

Leonid – A name of Russian origin and means lion-like.

Leonidas – Of Greek origin and means lion like.

Leonitus – Latin in origin and means lion like

Levy – Means joined and is of Hebrew origin.

Lew – A name of English origin and means famed warrior.

Liang – Of Chinese origin and means good, fine.

Libe – Hebrew in origin and means beloved.

Licio – Means light and is of Spanish origin.

Lieux – A name of French origin and means places.

Liev – Of Russian origin and means lion-like.

Lieven – Dutch in origin and means dear one.

Likeke – Means courageous chief and is of Hawaiian origin.

Liko – A name of Hawaiian origin and means bud.

Liliah – Of American origin and means lilac tree, lily tree.

Lilitha – African – Bantu of Zimbabwe and means ray of light.

Linnaeus – Means lime tree and is of Latin origin.

Little – A name of English origin and means small man.

Lively – Of English origin and means full of life, energy.

Livingston – Scottish in origin and means from leving’s town.

Liviu – Unknown meaning and is of Romansh origin.

Liwanu – Means growing bear and is of Native American – Miwok origin.

Lleu – A name of Welsh origin and means light.

Lodovico – Of Italian origin and means famous warrior.

Loe – Hawaiian in origin and means king.

Loften – Means dwellers of the loft house and is of English origin.

Lokni – A name of Native American – Miwok origin and means rain coming through hole in roof.

Lolek – Of Polish origin and means free man.

Lolonyo – African in origin and means love is beautiful.

Lolovivi – Means there’s always love and is of African origin.

Loman – A name of German origin and means from the woodland.

Lon – Of Spanish origin and means noble.

Lonan – Native American – Zuni in origin and means cloud.

Lonato – Means flint stone and is of Native American origin.

Loquail – A name of American origin and is of unknown meaning.

Lorand – Hungarian in origin and means famous land.

Lorin – Of English origin and means laurel.

Loring – Means from Lorraine in France and is of English origin.

Lorne – A name of English origin and means fox. It is also a Scottish place name.

Lot – Of Hebrew origin and means hidden, veiled.

Lotan – Hebrew in origin and is a place name in Israel.

Lotem – Means bush of golden flowers and is of Hebrew origin.

Loyola – A name of Basque origin and means from the muddy place.

Lozano – Of Italian origin and means from Locarno, Switzerland.

Lucilius – Latin in origin and means light.

Lucio – Means light and is of Italian origin.

Lucius – A name of Latin origin and means light.

Lucretius – Of Latin origin and means wealth, profit.

Ludolf – German in origin and means famous wolf.

Ludovic – Means famed warrior and is of French origin.

Ludwig – A name of German origin and means famous warrior.

Luffy – Of Japanese origin and is a created name.

Lufti – Arabic in origin and means gentle.

Lugh – Means light and is Irish in origin.

Lugus – A name of Latin origin and means light.

Lulani – Of Hawaiian origin and means highest heaven.

Lundy – Scandinavian in origin and means grove.

Luol – Is of unknown meaning and is of African – Sudan origin.

Lupe – Means from the river of the wolf and is of Spanish origin.

Luqman – A name of Arabic origin and is of unknown meaning.

Lutfi – Of Arabic origin and means kind, gentle.

Luthando – A name of African origin that means Love. 

Lynde – Of German origin, meaning gentle.

Lyndon – A gender-neutral English name, meaning from the flax hill. 

The Final Thought

That brings us to the end of our list of boy’s names beginning with the letter L. I’m sure we have provided you with plenty of inspiration to find the perfect name for your little dude. 

But if not there is no need to panic as there are plenty more options out there.  Check out 150 Danish Boys Names With Meanings, or what about 101 Vietnamese Boys Names with Meanings. Keep looking and you are certain to find the perfect name for your perfect little boy!

Hi, I'm Emma and I'm a mother to 5 beautiful children aged from 1 to 21 years old- life is hectic! I have learned so much along the way, not only from my own children but also through my professional life. In my positions as a Childminder and Teaching Assistant, I have studied Child Development and The Early Years Developing Practice. I wish to share all of this knowledge and help you with your own parenting journey!

Hi, I'm Emma and I'm a mother to 5 beautiful children aged from 1 to 21 years old- life is hectic! I have learned so much along the way, not only from my own children but also through my professional life. In my positions as a Childminder and Teaching Assistant, I have studied Child Development and The Early Years Developing Practice. I wish to share all of this knowledge and help you with your own parenting journey!