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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. 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.

The full list of girl names beginning with L on Nameberry is featured below. The top names below rank among the current US Top 1000 Baby Names and are ordered by popularity. Unique names rank below the Top 1000 and are listed alphabetically.

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