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Hebrew

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Scottish

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Coming from the Scottish Gaelic and the Irish Gaelic, Lachlan is an ancient name, earlier used for the magnificent Viking invaders of Scotland. The meaning of Lachlan is ‘the one from the land of lakes’, with a synonymous translation from its Scottish origin translating to ‘the one from the fjord land’. Lachlan is derived from its elements ‘loch’, signifying the lakes and fjords, and ‘lann’ stating the land. The name also comes from the Gaelic word ‘laochail’ (meaning ‘like the war’), which in turn derives from laoch (translating to war). Lachlan is a top choice for baby names in Scotland, England, New Zealand and Australia. Fun fact: There is a river by the name Lachlan river that flows in the central New South Wales and joins the Murrumbidgee River near the town of Oxley! This 901 miles long river ran in the area where the indigenous Australian people, the Wiradjuri, resided.

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American

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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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English

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American

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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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Scottish

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The meaning of Laird is ‘lord’. It is a name typically given to boys and is of Scottish origin. It comes from the Old Scottish word ‘laverd’, meaning ‘Lord’. This is an English term used 'to denote someone of a high noble class or superior ranking'. A notable bearer of the name is Laird Cregar who is known for his antagonistic roles. He starred in the movie 'The Lodger'.

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Hungarian

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According to its Hungarian origin, the meaning of Lajos is 'a famous warrior'. The name also means 'holy man' and 'glorious in battle'. Lajos is a Hungarian variant of the French name Louis. A masculine given name, Lajos is most common in Hungarian-speaking countries. Famous people with this name include the Hungarian soccer player, Lajos Tichy, the Hungarian novelist and playwright, Lajos Bírs, and the Hungarian mathematician, Lajos Posa. The name also belongs to Lajos Egri, the author of 'The Art Of Dramatic Writing', and the first Prime Minister of Hungary, Lajos Batthyany. Other notable figures include the Hungarian cinematographer and movie director, Lajos Koltai, the Hungarian chess player, Lajos Steiner, and the Hungarian-American painter, Lajos Markos.

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Indian

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The meaning of Lalan is 'the one who nurtures'. The name comes from Indian origin, particularly from the Telangana region. Lalan is usually used by parents who want to name their baby boys.

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Spanish

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The meaning of Lalo is 'rich guardian' and the name is of Spanish origin. It is a diminutive of the name Eduardo and Edward, meaning 'rich guard'. This name is composed of the Old English elements, 'ead', meaning 'wealth, fortune' and 'weard', meaning 'guard'.

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Vietnamese

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The meaning of Lam is ‘forest’, according to its Vietnamese origin. The name also means 'the first'. Lam is a variant of the name Lan. Notable people with this name include the Hong Kong stuntman Lam Ching-ying, the serial killer Lam Kor-wan, and the actor Lam Chi Chung. The name also belongs to the Hong Kong movie actor Lam Suet, the South Sudanese politician Lam Akol, and the American sprinter Lam Jones.

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Spanish

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A name of Spanish origin, the meaning of Lamar is 'the pool'. The name derives its meaning from an Old French and Old German word, meaning 'the water, land, famous'. It comes from the Old French word 'la mar'e', translating to 'the pool'. It is also derived from an Arabic word, meaning 'liquid gold'.

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Dutch

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The meaning of Lambert is 'bright land' and it is of Dutch origin. It is derived from the Low German name Landberht which is composed of the elements 'land', meaning 'territory' and 'berht', meaning 'bright, famous'. In Teutonic, the meaning of the name is 'light of the land'. People with this given name include Paul Lambert who is a German pianist, Lambert le Begue who was a 12th century Belgian priest and Adam Lambert, an American singer and songwriter. He finished as runner-up on 'American Idol' but since has had a successful career and is a member of the band, Queen + Adam Lambert.

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French

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The meaning of Lamont is ‘from the mountain’ and it is of French origin. It is a topographical name, referring to various places in France called Amont. Famous people named Lamont include Lamont Coleman, an American rapper; Lamont Herbert Dozier, an American songwriter; and Lamont Bentley, an American actor.

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English

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American

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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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French

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The meaning of Lancelot is ‘land, servant’ and it is of French origin. Another variation of the name is Launcelot. Famous people named Lancelot include Saint Lancelot Andrewes, an Anglican bishop who oversaw the translation of the King James Version of the Bible; Lancelot 'Capability' Brown, an English landscape architect, and Lancelot Thomas Hogben, an English zoologist and statistician.

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English

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According to its English origin, the meaning of Lander is 'territory'. According to its English origin, the name means 'of the land' and 'from the grassy plain'. In Greek, the meaning of the name Lander is 'lion'. Its Middle English origin is actually an occupational name for a 'landowner' or 'laundryman'. Lander can be used as a first name or last name. As a masculine given name, it is traditionally used by parents looking to name a baby boy. According to its Dutch origin, the meaning of the name Lander is also 'strong'. It is believed that this name is an English variant of the name Lavender. It is also believed that Lander is an Americanized version of the French name Terrien. In literature, it is the name of a fictional character in the 'Transformers' series. It also belongs to Lander McCoy Bacon, an American NFL soccer player. There is also Lander Aperribai, a Spanish cyclist, American actor, and comedian David Lander, and Johnny Lander, an English soccer player.

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English

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The meaning of Landers is 'descendant of the countryside dweller' and it is of English origin. It is also a topographic name derived from Middle High German ‘lant’, which means 'land, territory'. In Jewish origin, it is a habitational name from either of the two places named Landau and Lande in Yiddish. It was mostly used in the 16th century. It is often used as a last name. Famous people with this name include Audrey Landers, a famous American actress who is best known for her role in 'A Chorus Line'.

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American

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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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Spanish

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Lando is of Spanish origin and the meaning of Lando is 'famous land'. Lando derives its meaning from the name Lanzo, which comes from the name Lance. The root of this name is 'landa', translating to 'land'. A famous Lando is Lando Norris, a British racing driver who competes in the Formula One.

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