Stylish L Baby Names

L is the letter that lends style to almost any name that contains it these days, whether at the beginning, in the middle, or -- most fashionably of all -- in a couple of different places. Also stylish are baby names that not only contain the letter L but its sound, as in Ella and Elliot. Here, fashionable baby names made all the lovelier by the letter L.
  • Adele

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Credit the award-winning single-named British singer for taking Adele from a quiet semi-retirement back into currency. Adele reentered the US Top 1000 in 2011 and has remained there ever since. It... Read More 

  • Alfie

    Gender: M Love Dislike

    Alfie is the eleventh most popular boys' name in England and Wales, where retro nickname names are ultratrendy, but it hasn't really been picked up on in the U.S.

    Thanks to some louche... Read More 

  • Annabelle

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    This is a charming name on the rise along with other-belle names, especially in this form, but also appealing in the more streamlined Annabel spelling, made famous by the Edgar Allen Poe poem... Read More 

  • Arabella

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Arabella, lovely and elegant, has long been well used in Britain and finally made it onto the American list in 2005; it is now in the Top 200, as more and more parents see it as a distinctive... Read More 

  • Arielle

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    While not as popular as the Ariel spelling of Little Mermaid fame, this rendition has achieved popularity in its own right.

    Arielle has been on a steady rise, perhaps helped by... Read More 

  • Bellamy

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Bellamy is emerging as an up-and-coming girls' name, a surname-y riff on the super-popular Bella series of names. While the Bella connection makes Bellamy sound trendier and more popular than it... Read More 

  • Calla

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Calla is a lily name that is much more distinctive and delicate than Lily. Rarely heard today, it did appear in the popularity lists in the last decades of the nineteenth century.

    Calla... Read More 

  • Calliope

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Calliope is the name of the muse of epic poetry -- and also the musical instrument on the merry-go-round. Bold and creative, it would not be the easiest name for a girl lacking such qualities. Read More 

  • Callista

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Calista Flockhart spotlighted this lovely Greek name that has a long future in the English-speaking world. Kallista is another spelling; Calixta and Calixto are related.Read More 

  • Callum

    Gender: M Love Dislike

    Callum, a charming Scottish boys' name just beginning to be heard in this country but high on the list in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland, is worth consideration as a less popular... Read More 

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