Let’s talk about one of today’s hottest trends – boy names that start with L. Lionhearted, loyal, and loved, the letter L has a lot going for it with its associated descriptions. It’s a letter of power and perseverance, appearing as the starting point of many of today’s strong boy names. From Leonardo’s “lion strength” meaning to the “famous warrior” meaning of Louis, L names for boys are bursting with brute backgrounds.

If you’re looking for a more light-hearted side, there are loads of softer baby boy names that start with L who will tickle your fancy. There’s the laid-back Luca and his fellow four-letter friend Levi, two fun names with modern appeal. There are also Lennon and Leland, names with a gentle sound and familiar feel. If you take a peek at meanings, you’ll find Lucian’s “light” and Leif’s “heir; loved.”

For parents looking for exotic names, you’re in luck with lots of unique boy names that start with L. Names like the presidential Lyndon and the futuristic Lex are ready for the right little one to bring them along on their adventures. Of course you can never go wrong with the most popular baby boy names starting with L either including the lovely Liam and Lucas.

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
La-

American

Laakea
Laban

White

Hebrew

Labron

Brown-haired

French

Labrun

Brown-haired

French

Lacey

French

Lachlan

From the land of lakes

Irish

#657 (0.0231%)  
Lachman

Man from the lake

German

Lachmann

Man from the lake

German

Lacie

French

Lacko

Glorious rule

Slavic

Lassy
Laszlo

Glorious rule

Slavic

#2,587 (0.0004%)  
Latimer

Interpreter

English

Latiph

Gentle, kind

Arabic

Lateef

Gentle, kind

Arabic

Lateeph

Gentle, kind

Arabic

Latham

The barn

Scandinavian

Lathan

English

#1,287 (0.0052%)  
Lathen

English

Lathom

The barn

Scandinavian

Lathrop

Farm with barns

English

Latrell

American

#2,157 (0.0009%)  
Latif

Gentle, kind

Arabic

Lattemore

Interpreter

English

Lattimore

Interpreter

English

Latymer

Interpreter

English

Lauchlin
Laud

Praise

Latin

Lauge
Laughlin

One who dwells at the fjord-land

Irish

Laughton

Hill town

English

Launce

French

Launcelot

Servant

French

Launi
Laurance

From Laurentum

Latin

Laurean

English

Laureano

English

Laurenz

From Laurentum

Latin

Laurian

English

Lauren

From Laurentum

Latin

Lauriano

English

Laurie

From Laurentum

Latin

Laurence

From Laurentum

Latin

#2,021 (0.0012%)  
Laurencio

Spanish

Laurencjusz
Laurens

From Laurentum

Latin

Laurent

From Laurentum

Latin

Lauriston

Lawrence's town

English

Laurentios

From Laurentum

Latin