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Girl Dog Names That Start With L

  1. LouieHeart
    • Origin:

      Variation of Louis, German and French
    • Meaning:

      "renowned warrior"
    • Description:

      If Lulu and Lula and Lou all work for girls, why not Louie? We're predicting a rise for baby girls in the wake of all the Lou names trending.
  2. LumenHeart
    • Origin:

      Latin
    • Meaning:

      "light"
    • Description:

      Lumen is a Latin word meaning "light", and the term used for the measurement of light output (making it an attractive choice for science-buffs).
  3. LucastaHeart
    • Origin:

      English
    • Meaning:

      "pure light"
    • Description:

      Lucasta was invented by seventeenth century poet Richard Lovelace for a collection of poems dedicated to a lover named Lucy, and is familiar through the Eugene O'Neill play and film Anna Lucasta. Lucasta is a distinctive, rarely used choice and a logical extension of the Luke/Luc/Luca names.
  4. LizHeart
    • Origin:

      Diminutive of Elizabeth
    • Description:

      A girl named Liz on her birth certificate could feel deprived of her full identity. Call her Liz, but name her Elizabeth -- or at least Lizbeth or Eliza.
  5. LevanaHeart
    • Origin:

      Roman, Latin
    • Meaning:

      "to lift"
    • Description:

      Roman goddess of childbirth. Levana is one of the lesser-known ancient Roman goddess names and has a somewhat synthetic feel but authentic roots.
  6. LovaHeart
    • Origin:

      Diminutive of Lovisa, Swedish
    • Meaning:

      "renowned warrior"
    • Description:

      Lova, a Louise relative virtually unknown in the US, is one of the top girl names in Sweden.
  7. LindyHeart
    • LorcaHeart
      • Origin:

        Spanish place name and surname
      • Description:

        The haunting Lorca is a place name from the Spanish province of Navarre, but far more famous as the surname of the eminent Spanish poet and playwright Federico Garcia Lorca, who was the direct inspiration for the name of Leonard Cohen's now-grown daughter Lorca.
    • LayneHeart
      • Origin:

        Variation of Lane, English
      • Meaning:

        "a small roadway or path"
      • Description:

        Currently gender-neutral in the US, although boys have the edge, as they do with Lane. The Y spelling makes it a bit more feminine.
    • LetoHeart
      • Origin:

        Greek mythology name
      • Meaning:

        "wife or hidden"
      • Description:

        Leto is the titaness of motherhood (there's a title!) and, with Zeus, mother of the twin Olympians Artemis and Apollo. Simple, sleek, and unique, Leto is one mythological name for girls we might expect to hear a lot more of.
    • LoloHeart
      • Origin:

        Diminutive of Caroline
      • Meaning:

        "free man"
      • Description:

        A peppy nickname name associated with Lolo (born Lori) Jones, American track and field champ.
    • LinnetHeart
      • Origin:

        French
      • Meaning:

        "flaxen haired"
      • Description:

        Although the accent in Linnet is on the first syllable, it could be confused with the dated Lynette.
    • LalaHeart
      • Origin:

        Slavic
      • Meaning:

        "laurel"
      • Description:

        If it's possible for a name to be too musical, this one is.
    • LuckyHeart
      • Origin:

        Word name
      • Description:

        Cedric the Entertainer chose this for his daughter, but most other parents would find it, though optimistic, not exactly substantial.
    • LoaHeart
      • Origin:

        Hawaiian
      • Meaning:

        "long"
      • Description:

        Though little used as a first name, Loa will be familiar to many from the name of Hawaii's most famous volcano, Mauna Loa, on the Big Island.
    • LollieHeart
      • Origin:

        Diminutive of Charlotte, French
      • Meaning:

        "free man"
      • Description:

        A sweet (literally) and rare nickname for Charlotte. Lollie would also work as a short form of other names with a strong L sound, such as Elizabeth, Lauren, Lola, Lorelei, and Louisa.
    • LoieHeart
      • Origin:

        French
      • Meaning:

        "understanding"
      • Description:

        Unique and unusual as a nickname and a stand-alone name, Loie is a vintage choice worth reviving. It is traditionally used as a short form of Lois and Louise but would work as a nickname for any Lo- starting name, or even names such as Laura, Eloise, and Charlotte.
    • LeannaHeart
      • Origin:

        Spelling variation of Liana; Combination of Lee and Anna
      • Description:

        A name that gained some currency through its rhyming relationship to Breanna, though it has been on a downward trend since 1989.
    • LyleHeart
      • Origin:

        Scottish and English from French
      • Meaning:

        "someone who lives on an island"
      • Description:

        Though it's used far more often for boys, Lyle has a lot in common with today's trending girl names that share the double L sound: Lila, Layla, and Lola.
    • LulieHeart
      • Origin:

        Short form of Lula or Louise, German and French
      • Meaning:

        "renowned warrior"
      • Description:

        One of the few Lu- names that you've probably never heard of, Lulie could prove a good alternative for Luna, Lucy, and Lula.