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Boy Names Starting with Ly-

Ly- baby names and what they mean, with 23 results. Ly- names are used more often as feminine names. Usage of these boy names was at its apex during 1940-1949 (adoption of 0.2%) and has become much lower since, with names such as Lynn going out of style. Lyles (top 1%) and Lyde (19%) are popular Ly- last names. Here is the list of Ly- names for girls.

Ly- names

Lyall - Lyron | Lysander - Lytton

Lyall - Lyron

Lyall1, var. Lyell1
Root fr. Old Norse element. "Wolf." Popular as last names, and Lyall (top 12%) is similar to common -all last names Myall (top 69%), Byall (72%).

Lisle and variantsLyall2, Lyell2, Lyle1, Lysle1
Var. of Lisle. Source fr. Old French language. "The island." Lyle and variants were popular as baby names 95 years ago and are now less popular, with Lyle becoming somewhat outmoded.

Var. of Liam. Origin fr. Old German language. "Determined protector." Lyam became less popular in 2015, falling -54 positions as a birth name to reach #1666. See also Lyn.

Stems fr. Scottish language. Surname used as a given name. Somewhat atypical as a baby name, Lydell is used more often as a surname. See also Rydell.

Var. of Lidio. Stems fr. Portuguese word. "From Lydia." Not in Top 2000. See also Ludo.

Lyle2, var. Lyall3, Lyell3, Lysle2
Source fr. Old French element. "The island." Usage of Lysle and variants was common among parents a century ago and is now reduced, with Lyle falling out of fashion.

Linn and variantsLyn1, Lynn
Var. of Linn. Source fr. Old English. Possibly refers to flax, as in .. Usage of Lynn as a boys' name has fallen off since 1940-1949.

Lindell and variantsLyndall1, Lyndell1
Var. of Lindell. Origin fr. Old English word. "Linden tree valley." Adoption of Lyndell and forms was elevated in the 1930s.

Linden and variantsLynden1, Lyndon1
Forms of Linden. Nature name .. Usage of Lynden and Lyndon as boys' names in 2015 was 5.2% more than the year before.

Lyndenhurst, Lyndhurst
Var. of Lindhurst. Origin fr. Old English. "Linden village." Lyndenhurst and Lyndhurst are rare as given names.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ly- names: Lyam, Lydell, Lyle, Lyn, Lyndell

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ly- names: Lynden, Lyndon, Lynn, Lysle

Lyndon and variantsLyndon2, var. Lyn2, Lyndale, Lyndall2, Lyndell2, Lynden2
Stems fr. Old English. "Linden tree hill." Used frequently as boys' names, Lyndon, Lynden, etc. are pronounced like the common Landan.

Lyndsay, Lyndsey, Lyndsie
Forms of Lindsay. Stems fr. Old English word. "Lincoln's marsh; island of linden trees." Linddsay and Lynsay are creative variations.

Var. of Lindford. From Old English language. "Flax ford; linden tree ford." Not in Top 2000. See also Linnford.

Stems fr. Old English. "Linden tree ford." Rather unusual as a children's name. See also Wynford.

Derived fr. Old English. "Flax field." Gender-neutral name. Lynley was not among 2015's Top names.

Lynton, Lyntonn
Var. of Linton. Stems fr. Old English word. "Flax settlement." Uncommon. Lyntonn (cf. Lonn) uses the androgynous-sounding -nn suffix.

Lyon1, var. Lyons
Origin fr. French element. "Lion." Lyons (top 1%) and Lyon (1%) exist frequently as last names.

Form of Leo. Root fr. Latin. "Lion." Lyon is not a Top 2000 name.

Lyonel, Lyinell, Lyonelo, Lyonnel, Lyonnello, Lyonnell
Var. of Lionel. Root fr. Latin element. "Lion." Unusual. Lyinell, Lyonnell, like Lendell, Lindell, use the favored -ell ending.

Var. of Liron. Derivative of Hebrew element. "My song." Outside Top 2000. See also Tyron.

Quick Reference

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

1. Lyall - Lyron
Lyall [Lyell], Lisle [Lyle, Lyall, Lyell, Lysle], Liam [Lyam], Lydell, Lidio [Lydio], Lyle [Lyall, Lyell, Lysle], Linn [Lyn, Lynn], Lindell [Lyndall, Lyndell], Linden [Lynden, Lyndon], Lindhurst [Lyndhurst, Lyndenhurst], Lyndon [Lyn, Lynden, Lyndale, Lyndall, Lyndell], Lindsay [Lyndsay, Lyndsey, Lyndsie], Lindford [Lynford], Lynford, Lynley, Linton [Lynton, Lyntonn], Lyon [Lyons], Leo [Lyon], Lionel [Lyonel, Lyinell, Lyonelo, Lyonnel, Lyonnell, Lyonnello], Liron [Lyron]

Lysander [Lysandros], Litton [Lytten, Lytton], Lytton

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