L Names – Baby names starting with L

View the meaning and learn how pronounce Irish baby names starting with L. Each L name has spoken audio so you can listen as names that start with L are read and get the correct pronunciation and meaning.

Lee

Meaning of the Irish name Lee. Listen and learn how to pronounce Lee so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish boy name.

MEANING: From laoi “”poem”” or from the River Lee, the river which runs through County Cork. (See also Finbar.) It is currently popular as a given name for boys.

GENDER: Boy | Male

IRISH NAME: Lee

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Liam

Meaning of the Irish name Liam. Listen and learn how to pronounce Liam so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish boy name.

MEANING: The Irish form of William, originally a German name will + helm””desire + helmet”” and suggests “”strong protector.”” It is currently a very fashionable name in Ireland and across the world.

GENDER: Boy | Male

IRISH NAME: Liam

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ENGLISH: William

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Lochlan

Meaning of the Irish name Lochlan. Listen and learn how to pronounce Lochlan so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish boy name.

MEANING: The Vikings plundered Ireland in the 9th and 10th centuries and the native home of the Norwegian invaders was known asLochlan “”land of the lochs.”” But once they settled and intermarried with the Irish Lochlan became a popular name and was generally given to boys that had fair or red hair – a tribute to their Viking ancestors.

GENDER: Boy | Male

IRISH NAME: Lochlan Lochlann

PRONUNCIATION: “”lok + lun””

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Lorcan

Meaning of the Irish name Lorcan. Listen and learn how to pronounce Lorcan so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish boy name.

MEANING: Means “”silent”” or “”fierce”” and was probably used as a nickname for a “”brave warrior.”” Sometimes equated with Laurence, Lorcan is a name in its own right. One Lorcan was the grandfather ofBrian Boru, two kings of Leinster bore the name and St. Lorcan O’Tuathail, better known as St. Laurence O’Toole, was an influential bishop of Dublin and an important mediator between the Norman invaders and the Irish in the twelth century. The name is growing in popularity again in Ireland.

GENDER: Boy | Male

IRISH NAME: Lorcan

PRONUNCIATION: “”lor + can””

ENGLISH:

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