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Girl Names Starting with L

Baby girl names that begin with the letter L have always been popular. Luna is the top L name for girls today in the US, a fact that will surprise many first-time parents (and is sure to shock grandma). Along with Luna, L names in the US Top 100 include Layla, Lily, Lillian, Leah, and Lucy.

Lucia is the top girls’ name starting with L in many Spanish-speaking countries, including Spain where it’s Number 1.

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The French Top 10 for girls contains three names starting with L: Louise, Lina, and Lea, with Lena, Lou, and Lola also popular.

The letter L was the most frequent way to start a girl name for several years during the 1960s, thanks to the popularity of Lisa and big sister Linda. There is a wealth of classic L names for girls, such as Lucy, Lydia and Louisa, as well as contemporary favorites like Luna and Layla.

Unique L-starting girl names include a wide range of appealing options, from enchanting Lorelei to the rhythm of music names like Lyric and Lennon. Other rare and recommended L names include animal names Lark and Lynx, color names Lilac and Lavender, the vintage Lavinia and Leonora, the literary Lyra and the nickname-name Lulu.

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L Names for Girls