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A name of American origin, the meaning of Ladarius comes from the name Darius, which means ‘one who upholds good', along with the prefix 'La'. This name first appeared in U.S. records in 1860 in the states of Texas, Florida, Virginia, North Carolina, Minnesota and Missouri. It is a popular name in China and Guyana. Eminent personalities with this name include Ladarius Green (German soccer player) and Ladarius Webb (American athlete).

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Laik is a name that is generally chosen by parents as a boy's name. The meaning of Laik is ‘one from the lake’ and the name is of American origin. Another meaning comes from the word 'laika', meaning 'to play'. In Arabic, this name means ‘dance’. Records show this name in Hawaii, Ohio, Kentucky, Alabama, Texas and Oklahoma in 1860. This name is a popular choice in Pakistan, Malaysia, Turkey, Russia, Indonesia, United Arab Emirates and the Philippines.

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A name of American origin, the meaning of Lancel is 'land'. It is a very common name in the United States. The name is generally given to baby boys and is the shortened version of the name Lancelot. Lancelot is originally of French origin and it means 'a servant'. One of the most famous shows of all times, 'Game Of Thrones' has a minor character named Lancel Lannister who played an important role in the series, famously known as Brother Lancel. After this, the name quickly gained fame and people started to name their baby boys after this character. The pronunciation of the name is 'Layn-sel'.

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Traditionally, Landis is a name given to baby boys and it is of American origin. The meaning of Landis is 'highwayman'. In German, this name means 'territory'. This name can be traced back to 1836 in America as records show it was given to babies in Iowa, Pennsylvania, Georgia, Ohio, North Carolina, Florida, and Kentucky. Nowadays, this name is popular in Peru, Colombia, Indonesia, Canada, Brazil, Mexico, Venezuela, and Ecuador. Eminent personalities with this name include Landis Blair (American comic artist) and Landis Gore (American architect).

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The meaning of Latrell is 'eager and noble' according to an American origin. Another meaning is 'red peacock'. It is generally a name parents give to baby girls. This name was first recorded in America in 1819 in the states of Texas, Oklahoma, Connecticut, Kentucky, and California. This name is a common choice in Canada, Bahamas, Ghana, Mexico, Brazil, South Africa and the Philippines. Eminent personalities with this name include Latrell Fontaine Sprewell (American basketball player), Latrell Mitchell (Australian rugby player) and Latrelle Simmons (American R&B singer).

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The name Laythan is of American origin and is a created name. The meaning of Laythan is 'just'. It could be argued that it is partially derived from the name ‘Lathom’ which is a place in Lancashire and ‘Laytham’, in Yorkshire. These are derived from the Ancient Norse word ‘hlathum’, which is the plural of 'hlath', meaning 'barn'.

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Leafar is typically a name that is chosen by parents for baby boys. The meaning of Leafar is derived from the anagram of the name Rafael, which means ‘God has healed’. In Hebrew, this name has a meaning of ‘one amongst the servants of an angel’. This name has been used for a while as records show that this name first appeared in America in 1822 in North Carolina, Florida, Virginia, New Jersey, California, Arkansas, and Kansas. The name reached its popularity in 1973 in America, and is also still given to babies in Mexico, Brazil, Canada, Argentina, Venezuela, and Chile. An eminent personality with this name is Leafar Sayer, an American artist and musician.

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The meaning of Lefty is ‘one who thinks uniquely’ and the name has American origins. It is typically a name chosen by parents to give to a boy. This name is also used as a nickname for people who are left-handed. It was first recorded in 1837, spanning differnet American states including Texas, Virginia, Nevada, Connecticut, Ohio, Missouri, and Arkansas. Famous personalities with this name include Lefty Johnson, an American baseball player and Lefty Williams, a one-handed guitar player.

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Leonel is a name that is generally chosen by parents for their baby boy. This name is of American origin and the meaning of Leonel is ‘lion-like’. It is a combination of the names Leon and Lionel. Similarly, the Latin roots of this name give this name a meaning of ‘lion-cub’. The name can be traced back to 1621 in the United States when the first records of the name can be found in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Washington. It is a common choice of name in Mexico, Cuba, Venezuela, Brazil, Chile and Colombia. Notable personalities with this name include Leonel de Moura Brizola (Brazilian politician), Leonel Eduardo Pilipauskas (Uruguayan soccer player) and Leonel Antonio Fernandez (former president of the Dominican Republic).

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Leroy is a name of American origin. The meaning of Leroy is 'the King' and is associated with the Huguenots in British America. Leroy is derived from the Old French names Rey and Roy, translating to 'king'. Leroy is also considered to be a name for someone 'who acted in a regal fashion', 'who earned the title in a skills contest' or 'who presided over festivities'. In Latin, the name means ‘legal’. In Teutonic, the name means 'from the cleared meadow’. Leroy is a popular surname in northern France.

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Lucus is of American, Latin, and Hebrew origin and it is traditionally a boy's name. According to its American origin, the meaning of Lucus is ‘one who is from Lucania’. The Latin roots of this name also indicate the definition of this name to be ‘grove’, as it stems from the word ‘loucos’, which means ‘an open space or clearing’. A well-known personality with the name is Shane Lucus, a Britich athlete.

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Luken is of American, Basque, and Latin origin and it is traditionally a boy's name. According to its American origin, the meaning of Luken is ‘light’. The Basque origin of this name suggests that it is derived from the word 'louks', which means ‘bright, shining light’. Lucian is a variant of this name and is associated with Saint Lucian, a theologian, and martyr. Famous personalities with this name include Luken Baker, an American basketball player, and Jesse Luken, an American actor.

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