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A name of American origin, the meaning of Laquita is 'wonderful role model'. It is typically a name given to baby girls. Another meaning is 'one who is free of debt' according to a Spanish origin. This name is popular in Canada, Namibia, Bermuda, South Africa, Italy, and Trinidad & Tobago. Laquita dates back to 1875 as it was first recorded in the American states of California, Mississippi, Nevada, Tennessee, Oklahoma, Missouri, and Alabama.

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The meaning of Laraine is 'meaning from Lorraine' according to its American origin. The meaning and origin of Laraine can be found in the name Lorraine. Lorraine is a French name that has been derived from Lotharingia and or from Lothair’s kingdom. In French, the name means ‘from Lothaire’s’. Lothaire ruled the region during the ninth century. It also means 'from Lorraine' which is a province in France where Joan of Arc came form. Other meanings of Laraine include ‘sea bird’, ‘the bay’ in English and 'sea gull' in Latin. Notable personalities with the name Laraine include Laraine Newman (American comedian and actress) and Laraine Day (American actress).

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Laran is a name of American origin. The meaning of Laran is unknown. In Indian origin, the meaning of Laran is 'the psychic powers of the comyn caste' or 'thief' whereas in French, the meaning is 'thief'. It may be a spelling variant of names such as Lauren or Loren. Laran is also known as the god of war in Etruscan mythology. A festival is celebrated in his memory on the Ides of May. Laran is unpopular as a person’s name, and there are no notable personalities associated with the name.

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The name Laranya has American origins. This name is a combination of the names Lara and Aanya. The meaning of Laranya is ‘graceful’, ‘beautiful’.

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Lark is a name that is generally given to baby girls and is of American origin. The meaning of Lark is 'singing bird'. Lark is also the name of a settlement in North Dakota, United States. This name's first appearance in the United States was recorded in 1854 in the states of Kansas, Illinois, Georgia, Mississippi, West Virginia, Alabama, and Tennessee. This name is a popular choice in Qatar, Iraq, China, Brazil, Russia, Malaysia, and the Philippines. A famous namesake is Lark Voorhies, an American actor known for playing Lisa in 'Saved By The Bell'.

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A name of American origin, the meaning of Lashanda is ‘compassionate God’. It is traditionally a name given to baby girls. The first appearance of this name in America was in 1824 as there are records of this name in Texas, Indiana, New York, California, and Washington. This name gained popularity particularly in 1969 in America, and is still a name of choice in South Africa, England, Jamaica, Guyana, India, and Trinidad & Tobago.

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Lashawnda is a name that is generally used as a girl's name. The meaning of Lashawnda is 'God is merciful' and the name is of American origin. This name first appeared in 1824 in America as records show babies with the name Lashawnda in Texas, Indiana, Nevada, and California. This is a popular name in Germany, Finland, England, Canada, Puerto Rico, and India.

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Lashonda is a name typically given to baby girls and this name is of American origin. The meaning of Lashonda is 'gracious God'. This name is a combination of the name Shonda, along with the prefix '-la'. This name can be traced back to 1824 in America as records this name in use in Texas, Indiana, Nevada, California and Connecticut. A notable person to share this name is LaShonda Katrice Barnett, an American author and playwright. This name continues to be a common choice in China, Germany, South Africa, Vietnam, Thailand and Australia.

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The meaning of Latanya is 'fairy queen' and the name is of American origin. It is a name that is generally chosen by parents for their baby girls. The name was recorded in 1824 in the American states of California, Texas, New Jersey, Ohio, New York, Connecticut, and Washington, and the most popular year for this name was 1942. A notable personality with this name is LaTanya Richardson Jackson, an American actress and producer. This name is currently popular in Canada, England, the Bahamas, Jamaica, South Africa, Germany, Bermuda, and Guyana.

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Latasha is a name generally given to baby girls and is of American origin. The meaning of Latasha is 'one who is born on Christmas'. The Russian roots of this name also give this name a meaning of 'natal day' or 'birth of Christ'. This name can be traced back to 1837 in America as records show this name in Texas, Indiana, Nevada, Missouri, and New Jersey. Famous personalities with this name include Latasha Sheron Rogers (American rapper), LaTasha Colander (American sprinter) and Latasha Khan (American squash player). This is a popular name in South Africa, Canada, Germany, England, Guyana, and New Zealand.

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A name of American origin, the meaning of Latisha is 'happiness' and is traditionally used as a baby girl name. The name also means 'sweet one' in Arabic. This name first appeared in America in 1805 as records show this name in Texas, Missouri, New York, Kentucky, Georgia, and Oklahoma. The name was most popular in the United States in 1934, but remains a popular choice in Canada, Nigeria, Indonesia, South Africa, the Bahamas, England and Trinidad & Tobago.

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Latoya is typically a name given to girls and the name is of American origin. The meaning of Latoya is 'kind and benevolent'. Another meaning of this name is 'queen' in African. The first records of this name in America were in 1819 in the states Texas, New Jersey, Indiana, Ohio, and Washington. It is a common name in Jamaica, South Africa, Canada, the Bahamas, England, and Trinidad and Tobago. Famous personalities with this name include LaToya Cantrell, an American politician and LaToya Antoinette Sanders, an American basketball player.

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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 Latrisha is of American and Latin origins. It is a created name. The meaning of Latrisha is 'noble' and 'patrician'. Latrisha is related to the name 'Latrice'. It is a girl's name.

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The name Launa is of American origin and is a created name. The meaning of Launa may be a Hawaiian verb 'to meet'. It may be an alternate spelling of the English, Greek, and Russian name Lana or Lorna.

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The name Lauren is a name with American origins. It is a name traditionally chosen by parents who are considering names for their baby girl. Lauren is a variation of the American name Laurel. One meaning of Lauren is ‘winning of wisdom’. Lauren also means ‘laurel leaves’, which historically are symbolic of winning, as in many of the Greek games the winner of the game would be decorated and celebrated with a garland made out of laurel leaves. One of the most famous personalities with the name is Lauren Gottlieb, who is an American dancer and is well reputed for her work in the Indian film industry. She is known for rising to fame after appearing as a contestant in the dance competition ‘So You Think You Can Dance’.

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The name Laurice is of American origin and is typically given to a baby girl. Laurice is a combination of the names Laura meaning 'laurel' and Reese, meaning 'enthusiasm', and so the meaning of Laurice is a mixture of these two names. The name first appeared in the American states of Michigan, South Carolina, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Washington, Illinois, and New York in 1867. It is common name choice in Egypt, England, Jamaica, Brazil, Canada, DR Congo, and the Philippines.

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Lauryn is a name that is generally opted by parents for their girl children. A name of American origin, the meaning of Lauryn is derived from the name Lauren, which means ‘praise’. Lauryn is a derivative of the Latin name Laurentium, meaning 'one who is crowned with laurel’. Another meaning is 'a symbol of victory' in African. This name first appeared in American records in 1824 in the states of Texas, Wisconsin, New Jersey, Kentucky, and Ohio.

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The name Laurynn is of American origin and it is a created name. It is a girl's name. The meaning of Laurynn is 'sweet bay tree' and 'symbol of victory' if one considers the root to be ‘Laura’. Laurynn could be an alternate or variant of Lauren (Latin), which is the female version of Lawrence.

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The name Lavada is of American origin, and is a popular name in Scotland, Spain, the USA, and the UK. According to its American origin, the meaning of Lavada is a combination of the words 'La' and 'vada' and does not have any concrete meaning to it. Lavada in English and Spanish means 'cleansed' or 'washed'. Other meanings are 'a high place' or 'a burning rock'. The name is generally given to baby girls. The pronunciation of the name is 'La-waa-dah'.

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