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Lleu

What does Lleu mean?

Lleu Pronunciation of Lleu [lleu] as a boys' name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Lleu is "shine". Derived from an ancient Celtic deity, known in Old Irish as Lugh and in Gaulish as Lugus. In Welsh legend the name was borne by a well-loved hero known as Lleu Skillful Hands.

Associated with: irish (gaelic), legend (mythology), hero.

Variations

Lleu has 2 variants: Lugh and Lugus.

Related boy name: Llewellyn.

Creative forms:
(male) Leieu, ll, ..

(female) Ller, Llet, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lleu Kain (L.K.), ..

How popular is Lleu?

Lleu is a rare given name for males. Lleu is also a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. The only popular alternative form of Lleu (unlisted) appearing in the Top 2000 is Llewellyn. Adoption of this relation of Lleu was widespread among parents a century ago (#753). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Llewellyn in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Lleu is alike in pronunciation to La-, Le, Le-, Lea, Lee, Leo, Lew, Loew, Loewe, Loewy, Lou, Lowe and Loy. Other suggested similar names are Lale, Lem, Len, Les, Lev, Lex, Lief, Loeb and Lyle. These names tend to be more commonly used than Lleu.

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