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What does La- mean?

La- [la] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name La-) is pronounced la. It is of American origin. Combination of the La- prefix with various endings. Pronunciation emphasis is on the second syllable, which may or may not begin with a capital. See also Le-.


La- has 23 variants: Ladale, Ladell, Lajon, Lamar, Lamarcus, Lamario, Lamont, Laray, Larell, Larenzo, Laron, Laroy, Laroyce, Lasean, Lashawn, Latrell, Laval, Lavante, Lavar, Lavaughn, Lavell, Lavon and Lavonte.

1 more alternative form via Le-: Lemar.

6 feminine forms: Lakeisha, Latanya, Latasha, Latoya, Latrice and Lavonne.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Lamar (#819 from current records), Lamont (#1425), Lavell, Lavon, Lavonte, Lemar, Lavar, Lashawn, Lamarcus, Laron, Laroy and Latrell are the prominent alternative forms of La- (unlisted). These forms of La- were popular as baby names in the 1970s (usage of 0.1%) and are now significantly less popular, with versions such as Lamont falling out of fashion. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lamar, Lamarcus, Lamont, Laron, Laroy in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lashawn, Latrell, Lavar, Lavell, Lavon in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lavonte, Lemar in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of La- and related baby names outside U.S.