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Girl Names Starting with Lu-

Lu- baby names and what they mean, with 31 results. Lu- names are used more often as feminine names. Usage of these girl names was at its apex during the years 1910-1919 (usage of 1.32%) and is somewhat less today (usage 0.78%, 41%), with names such as Luann becoming somewhat dated. Luna (#110), Lucy (#55), Lucia (#225) and Luciana (#468) are four of the more chic girl names here, while Lugo (top 1%) and Lujan (1%) are familiar Lu- last names. Here is the list of Lu- names for boys.

Lu- names

Lu - Luna | Lundy - Luz

Lu - Luna

Louise and variantsLu1, Ludovica, Ludovika, Ludwiga, Luisa1, Luella1, Luise, Lujza, Lujzika, Lulita, Lula1, Lulu1
Var. of Louise. Stems fr. Old German language. "Famous warrior." Luisa (compare Leposa, Lesa) is a popular -sa suffix last name.

Var. of Lou. Short form of Louann .. Moderately unfamiliar as a children's name, Lu occurs more often as a surname.

Luana and variantsLuana, var. Luanda, Luane, Luann, Luanna, Luanne, Luannah, Luannie, Luwana
Derived fr. Hawaiian element. "Enjoyment." Luana, Luann, Luanna and Luanne are more widely used as children's names among these versions.

Luba1, var. Lubah
Derived fr. Yiddish word. "Dear." Luba is a conventional (top 95%) female name, whereas Lubah is unique.

Lubomira, var. Luba2
Stems fr. Slavic element. "Person who loves peace." Luba is frequently occurring (top 95%) as a female name, whereas Lubomira is unconventional.

Lucerne, var. Lucerna
Source fr. Latin. "Lamp." Not in Top 2000.

Lucetta and variantsLucetta1, var. Lucette1
Based on Latin language. "Light." Used somewhat frequently as baby names, Lucetta and Lucette are similar to the familiar Lisette.

Derivative of Italian, Latin. "Light." Widely used, with usage of 0.09% for Lucia as a girls' name in 2015, higher than 0.085% in 2014. See also Lexia.

Derivative of Italian, Armenian elements. "Light; moon." Luciana was popular presently. See also Lacina.

Lucille and variantsLucille1, var. Luciela, Lucienne1, Lucila, Lucile1, Lucilla1, Lucilia1, Lucyle, Luseele, Lusile
Origin fr. French, Latin elements. "Light." Adoption of Lucille, Lucile, etc. as girls' names in 2015 was up 34.7% compared to 2014.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lu- names: Lu, Luana, Luann, Luanna, Luanne

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lu- names: Lucetta, Luci, Lucia, Luciana, Lucie

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lu- names: Lucienne, Lucile, Lucille, Lucina, Lucinda

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lu- names: Lucretia, Lucy, Lucyle, Luella, Luisa

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lu- names: Lula, Lulu, Lumina, Luna, Luz

Lucinda and variantsLucinda1, var. Lucena, Lucina1, Lucinda2, Lucinna, Lusine
Derivative of Latin language. "Light." Somewhat common as girls' names, Lucinda, Lucena, etc. are similar to the familiar Luciana.

Lucita1, var. Lusita1, Luzita
Derived fr. Spanish, Latin. "Light." Lucita, Lusita and Luzita were not Top birth names in 2015.

Lucretia and variantsLucretia, var. Lucrece, Lucrecia, Lucreecia, Lucreesha, Lucresha, Lucreisha, Lucrezia
Stems fr. Latin word. "Succeed." Lucrece, Lucreecia, Lucreesha, Lucreisha and Lucresha are more novel as baby names among the versions of Lucretia.

Lucy and variantsLucy, var. Lu3, Luce, Lucetta2, Lucette2, Lucia2, Luci, Luciana2, Lucianna, Lucida, Lucienne2, Lucie, Lucile2, Lucilia2, Lucilla2, Lucina2, Lucille2, Lucinda3, Lucine, Lucita2, Lucyja, Lucyna, Lucza, Lusita2, Luz, Luzija
Stems fr. Latin word. "Light." Luce, Lucette, Lucianna, Lucida and Lucilia are more exclusive as baby names among the variant forms of Lucy.

Ludmilla, var. Ludmila
Origin fr. Slavic word. "Graceful people." Uncommon, with the androgynous-sounding -lla suffix for Ludmilla, like Lucilla.

Luella and variantsLuella2, var. Lu4, Luelle, Lula2, Lulu2
Origin fr. Old English, Old German elements. "Famous warrior; other, foreign." Luelle is uncommon as a baby name among the variations of Luella.

Luisa and variantsLuisa2, var. Luisana, Luiza
Based on Spanish, Old German words. Feminine of Louis .. Adoption of Luisa and variants as children's names in 2015 was 11.4% more than the previous decade.

Source fr. Swahili, Tanzanian, Hawaiian languages. "Precious; pearl; calm, peaceful, protected." Lulu has dwindled in favor as a children's name circa the 1880s. See also Lela.

Lumina and variantsLumina, var. Luminosa
Stems fr. Latin. "Brilliant light." Lumina and forms were favored as birth names in the 1880s.

Luna and variantsLuna, var. Luneth, Lunetta, Lunette, Lunneta
From Latin word. "Moon." Used frequently as baby names, Lunetta, Luna, etc. sound like the popular Lanette.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Lu- names for girls.

1. Lu - Luna
Louise [Lula, Lulu, Luisa, Luise, Lujza, Luella, Lulita, Lujzika, ..], Lou [Lu], Luana [Luane, Luann, Luanna, Luanne, Luanda, Luwana, Luannah, Luannie], Luba [Lubah], Lubomira [Luba], Lucerne [Lucerna], Lucetta [Lucette], Lucia, Luciana, Lucille [Lusile, Lucyle, Lucila, Lucile, Lucilla, Lucilia, Luseele, Lucienne, ..], Lucinda [Lusine, Lucena, Lucina, Lucinda, Lucinna], Lucita [Lusita, Luzita], Lucretia [Lucrece, Lucrezia, Lucresha, Lucrecia, Lucreesha, Lucreisha, Lucreecia], Lucy [Luz, Lucza, Lucita, Lucine, Lucyna, Lucyja, Luzija, Lusita, ..], Ludmilla [Ludmila], Luella [Lu, Lula, Lulu, Luelle], Luisa [Luiza, Luisana], Lulu, Lumina [Luminosa], Luna [Luneth, Lunetta, Lunette, Lunneta]

Lundy [Lundie], Eluned [Luned, Lunet, Lunette], Guadalupe [Lupe, Lupita], Lupita [Lupe, Lupelina], Lorelei [Lura, Lurette, Lurleen, Lurlene, Lurline], Lourdes [Lurdes], Lurleen [Lura, Lurette, Lurlene, Lurline], Elizabeth [Lusa], Lusca, Lavinia [Luvena, Luvina, Luvinia, Luvenia], Luz [Luziana, Luzette, Luzelena]

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