408 girl names that start with L (you’ll absolutely love)

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Girl names starting with L | Mum's Grapevine

When you’re looking for the loveliest name in the land for your brand new love bug, the letter L gives some gorgeous options.

Maybe you’ve got all the heart-eyes for the letter L because it’s the same letter your grandmother’s maiden name starts with. Or perhaps it’s a family tradition, or you want to start your own naming tradition. Whatever your reasoning we’ve dived headfirst into the ABCs of baby-naming to find the most beautiful and unique monikers for girls that start with the 12th letter of the alphabet.

 

Girl names that start with L

If your heart is set on a daughter with a name starting with L here are a few of our favourites, six of which appear in the most popular baby names for Australia 2022.

  • Layla
  • Lily
  • Leah
  • Lydia
  • Leilani
  • Lauren
  • Lilly
  • Lucia
  • Lila
  • Lola
  • Lilah
  • Lilliana
  • Lena
  • Lia
  • Lexi
  • Luciana
  • Leslie
  • Leighton
  • Liana
  • Lorelai
  • Lauryn
  • Lilian
  • Laurel
  • Lylah
  • Lennox
  • Laney
  • Linda
  • Lyra
  • Livia
  • Lina
  • Lara
  • Landry
  • Louise
  • Lyanna
  • Lindsey
  • Luella
  • Legacy
  • Libby
  • Lilyanna
  • Luisa
  • Leela
  • Lianna
  • Leilah
  • Leena
  • Lenora
  • Lillyanna
  • Lillyana
  • Lorena
  • Letty
  • Lucinda
  • Lillian
  • Luna
  • Lucy
  • Liliana
  • Lyla
  • London
  • Laila
  • Londyn
  • Leila
  • Lucille
  • Leia
  • Logan
  • Lyric
  • Laura
  • Lana
  • Lennon
  • Lorelei
  • Lilith
  • Lainey
  • Leona
  • Liberty
  • Lacey
  • Leyla
  • Lilyana
  • Lillie
  • Liv
  • Lilianna
  • Layla
  • Leanna
  • Louisa
  • Lexie
  • Lailah
  • Lea
  • Lillianna
  • Lisa
  • Lizbeth
  • Luz
  • Lincoln
  • Lilia
  • Loretta
  • Lindsay
  • Larissa
  • Leilany
  • Lesly
  • Londynn
  • Laylani
  • Layan
  • Laniyah
  • Litzy
  • Liah
  • Lakeisha
  • Lakelyn
  • Laken
  • Lakey
  • Lakota
  • Lakotah
  • Laksha
  • Lakshmi
  • Lakynn
  • Lala
  • Lalage
  • Lale
  • Laleh
  • Lalia
  • Lalisa
  • Lalita
  • Lally
  • Lamar
  • Lamarr
  • Lamia
  • Lamina
  • Lamorna
  • Lan
  • Land
  • Landon
  • Lane
  • Langley
  • Laoise
  • Lapis
  • Leandra
  • Leanira
  • Leanne
  • Leatrice
  • Leda
  • Lee
  • Leelee
  • Leen
  • Leeza
  • Legaci
  • Legend
  • Leia
  • Leah
  • Leander
  • Leire
  • Leisa
  • Leith
  • Lėja
  • Lelia
  • Lelise
  • Lemmitty
  • Lemon
  • Leni
  • Lenia
  • Lennis
  • Lenny
  • Lenore
  • Leocadia
  • Leon
  • Leone
  • Leonie
  • Léonie
  • Leonor
  • Leonora
  • Leonore
  • Leontine
  • Leontyne
  • Leopoldine
  • Leor
  • Leora
  • Leota
  • Leotine
  • Lerryn
  • Les
  • Lesedi
  • Lesia
  • Lesley
  • Leta
  • Letesha
  • Letha
  • Lethe
  • Letícia
  • Letitia
  • Letizia
  • Leto
  • Lexington
  • Lexis
  • Lexus
  • Lexy
  • Leya
  • Leyre
  • Li
  • Liadain
  • Liadan
  • Liam
  • Lian
  • Lianne
  • Liat
  • Liba
  • Libba
  • Lilimae
  • Lilinoe
  • Liliosa
  • Lilit
  • Lilita
  • Lilium
  • Liliwen
  • Lilja
  • Lilla
  • Lillemor
  • Lillevi
  • Lillia
  • Lilliale
  • Lillias
  • Lilliet
  • Lykke
  • Lyle
  • Lynda
  • Lyndsey
  • Lynelda
  • Lynette
  • Lynlee
  • Lynn
  • Lynneth
  • Lynwen
  • Lynx
  • Lyra
  • Lyrica
  • Lyrical
  • Lysandra
  • Lysistrata
  • Lysithea
  • Lyla
  • Laraine
  • Laraline
  • Laramie
  • Lara
  • Larimar
  • Larin
  • Larisa
  • Lark
  • Larkin
  • Larkspur
  • Larsa
  • Lasma
  • Latifah
  • Latisha
  • Latona
  • Latoya
  • Laudes
  • Laudine
  • Laudomia
  • Launa
  • Lauralei
  • Lauran
  • Laureen
  • Laureline
  • Laurence
  • Laurentia
  • Laurenza
  • Lauretta
  • Laurie
  • Lava
  • Lavanda
  • Lavender
  • Laverna
  • Laverne
  • Laviai
  • Lavinia
  • Lawrence
  • Lawson
  • Layke
  • Layne
  • Laynee
  • Layton
  • Lazuli
  • Léa
  • Leaf
  • Leafy
  • Leigh
  • Leimomi
  • Leinani
  • Leica
  • Leigh

 

Around the world girl L names

From Laos to Luxembourg and every location in between, there’s a treasure trove of ludicrously lovely L names to bestow upon your little one.

The rugged shores of Ireland are home to some of the most unique baby names starting with L, from Lasir to Lany. While the Danes really know how to craft sublime monikers, like Liva and Lottie.

And here’s a little prediction – the name Lilibet – used by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle for their daughter – is about to become one of the most popular baby names of the year, you watch!

L girl names with a theme

You can find great inspiration from themes, and the letter L really does unearth some gems.

Some are nature-based without being obvious, others put a pin in this sublime list of cities, countries and towns.

  • Botanical: Lotus, Lilly, Lata, Laurel, Lilac, Leaf, Lavendar, Lillium.
  • Pop Culture: Lilo, Lisa, Lucy, Lucielle, Lumiere, Libby
  • Earthy: Lake, Luna, Lagoon, Laurel, Lemon, Libra, Leaf, Lyon, Lotus, Lava
  • Places: London, Laos, Lisbon, Luxton, Lancaster, Lourdes
  • Song Titles: Lucy, Luca, Lavern, Lola, Lucille, Lulu
  • Literary: Lorien, Lorna, Lorelei, Linnea, Lysandre, Leilah, Loredana

 

Girl nicknames that start with L

Australians just love to shorten or Aussie-fy a name, so it makes sense that we’re comfortable in giving our babies a nickname as their actual name.

But we’re not talking Shaz, Daz or Wazza, but a little more elegant L nicknames as first names.

  • Elizabeth: Liz, Libby, Lilibet, Lilly, Li, Liza
  • Delilah: Lila, Lia
  • Magdelina: Lena
  • Charlotte: Lotte
  • Louise: Lulu, Lou
  • Ashleigh: Leigh
  • Lillian: Lil, Lilly, Lolly
  • Loretta: Lorrie, Lou
  • Lorraine: Lorrie
  • Lucille: Lucy, Lu
  • Lyndon: Lynn, Lindy
  • Luella: Lu, Lula

Classic L names for girls with modern spellings

Pay homage to grandparents with a modern take on classic names that start with L. Or give new life to a popular baby name that you love with just a little tweaking of the spelling.

  • Layla: Laila, Lailah, Laylah, Leila, Leyla
  • Lauren: Lauryn
  • Liliana: Lilianna, Lillianna
  • Laura: Lora, Lawra, Laurah, Loura
  • Lucy: Luci
  • Logan: Logyn, Logen
  • Lilly: Lileigh, Lili, Lilee, Lilie
  • Lindsay: Lindsey, Lyndsey

408 girl names starting with L | Mum's Grapevine

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