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Boy Names Starting with La-

La- baby names and what they mean, with 77 results. La- names are used more often as feminine names. Usage of these boy names was at its apex in the 1940s (ADOPTION OF 2.47%) and is now much less (ADOPTION 0.77%, DOWN 69%), with names like Landin going out of style. The most fashionable birth names in this list are Lawson (#435), Langston (#653), Lachlan (#700), Layton (#634) and Landry (#805), while Lauer (TOP 2%) and Laws (2%) are conventional La- last names. Here is the list of La- names for girls.

La- names

La- - Lamont | Lancaster - Lansing | Lanzo - Lathan | Lathrop - Lazarus

La- - Lamont

La- and variants

La-, var. Lavonte, Lavon, Lavell, Lavaughn, Lavante, Lavar, Laval, Latrell, Lashawn, Laroyce, Lasean, Laroy, Laron, Larenzo, Laray, Larell, Lamont1, Lamario, Lamarcus, Lajon, Lamar1, Ladell1, Ladale
Root fr. American. .. Pronunciation emphasis is on the second .. Adoption of Laval and forms was more pronounced 46 years ago and has become diminished.

Laban and variants

Laban, var. Lavan
Based on Hebrew language. "White." Liban is also a marginally prominent baby name.

Labrun, Labron
Var. of Lebrun. From French language. "Brown-haired." Rare, but Labrun is comparable to popular -un surnames Lun (UPPER 32%), Laun (24%).


Derivative of Irish, Gaelic language. "From the land of lakes." Usage of Lachlan as a boys' name in 2016 was a lot more than in 2006. See also Lachman.

Lachman, var. Lachmann
Based on German element. "Man from the lake." Scarce as baby names, but Lachman and Lachmann are comparable to the more common Lachlan.

Origin fr. French language. "The cross." Compare surnames Lacross, Labrosse.

Lacy and variants

Lacy, var. Lacie, Lacey
Source fr. Old French word. Lacy is a common (UPPER 87%) male name, while Lacey and Lacie are rare.

Ladd and variants

Ladd, var. Laddy, Laddie, Laddey, Lad
Source fr. Middle English element. "Manservant; young man." Less used today. Ladd was the version last appearing (the 1960s) in the Top 2000.

Ladell2, var. Ladle
Based on Old English word. "Ladle maker or seller." Ladell and Ladle are uncommon as children's names.

Ladislas and variants

Ladislas, var. Lazlo, Laszlo, Laslo, Ladislaus, Lacko
Source fr. Slavic word. "Glorious rule." Somewhat popular as baby names, Lacko, Ladislas, etc. are similar to the popular Lacy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of La- names: Laban, Lacey, Lachlan, Lacy, Ladd

Top 2000 baby names ranking of La- names: Laddie, Lafayette, Laird, Lake, Laken

Top 2000 baby names ranking of La- names: Lamar, Lamarcus, Lamarr, Lambert, Lamont

Top 2000 baby names ranking of La- names: Lamonte, Laron, Laroy, Lashawn, Laszlo

Top 2000 baby names ranking of La- names: Latrell, Lavar, Lavell, Lavon, Lavonte

Based on Greek. Mythology .. A rare baby name. See also Layton.


Derived fr. French. .. Historical. A moderately offbeat boys' name, Lafayette is found more frequently as a surname.


Root fr. Scottish, Middle English elements. "Lord." Less popular today. Laird was last listed in the 1960s in the Top 2000. See also Kaird.

Lake and variants

Lake, var. Lakon, Laken, Laikin, Laiken, Laike
Geography name for an inland body .. Adoption of Lake, Laikin, etc. as boys' names in 2016 was 33.3% more than in 2006.

Derived fr. Hindi language. "Auspicious, good fortune." Not that prominent as a birth name. See also Lachman.

Var. of Edward. Based on Old English language. "Wealthy guard." Not in Top 2000. See also Lyall.

Lalo2, var. Lallo, Lale
Root fr. Latin word. "To sing a lullaby." Lalo, Lale and Lallo were not among 2016's Top names.

Lamar and variants

Lamar2, var. Lamarre, Lamarr
Based on Old French, Old German elements. "The water; land famous." Lamar was among 2016's Top names.

Lambert and variants

Lambert, var. Landbert, Lambirt, Lamberto, Lambart
Stems fr. Scandinavian. "Land brilliant." Usage of Landbert and forms was expansive during 1910-1919.

Lamont and variants

Lamont2, var. Lamonte, Lamond, Lammond
Root fr. Old Norse. "Law man." Lammond and Lamond are more rarefied as boys' names among the forms of Lamont.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for La- names for boys.

1. La- - Lamont
La- [Lavon, Lavell, Lavonte, Lavaughn, ..], Laban [Lavan], Lebrun [Labrun, Labron], Lachlan, Lachman [Lachmann], Lacrosse, Lacy [Lacie, Lacey], Ladd [Lad, Laddy, Laddie, Laddey], Ladell [Ladle], Ladislas [Lazlo, Laslo, Laszlo, Ladislaus, ..], Ladon, Lafayette, Laird, Lake [Lakon, Laken, Laikin, Laiken, ..], Lakshman, Edward [Lalo], Lalo [Lale, Lallo], Lamar [Lamarr, Lamarre], Lambert [Lambirt, Lambart, Landbert, Lamberto], Lamont [Lamond, Lamonte, Lammond]

Lancaster [Lankester, Lancester, Lanchester, Lancashire], Lance [Lantz, Lanzo, Launce], Lancelot [Launcelot], Orlando [Land, Lanny], Lander [Landry, Landor, Landis, Landiss, ..], Landon [Lando, Landyn, Landin, Landen, ..], Lane [Layne, Laine], Long [Lang], Lang [Lange], Langdon [Landon, Langden], Langford, Langhorne [Langhorn], Langley [Langly, Langlee, Langlea, Langleigh], Langston [Langton, Langsdon, Langsden], Langward, Langworth, Lanier, Roland [Lanny, Lannie], Lanny [Lannie], Lansing

Lanzo [Lanza], Lapo, Giacomo [Lapo], Laramie, Larch, Laredo, Lorenzo [Larenzo, Laurencio], Largo, Alaire [Lary, Larie], Lark, Larkin, Larnell, Larrimore [Larmor, Larimore], Larron [Laron, Larrin, Larren, Larran, ..], Larry, Lars [Larsen, Larson, Larsson], Leroux [Larue], Lasalle, Latham [Lathom], Lathan [Lathen]

Lathrop, Latif [Latiph, Lateef, Lateeph], Latimer [Latymer, Lattimore, Lattemore], Laud, Laughlin, Laurean [Laurian, Lauriano, Laureano], Lauriston, Vernon [Lavern], Laverne [Lavern], Lawford, Lawler [Lawlor], Lawrence [Lawry, Lawrie, Lawrey, Lawrance, ..], Lawson, Lawton [Laughton], Lawyer, Leighton [Layton], Lazarus [Lazer, Lazear, Lazaro, Lazzaro, ..]

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