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Welsh Names Starting with L

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The pronunciation of Lleucu is 'hlay-kee'. It originates from Welsh background. The meaning of Lleucu is 'dear light'. It is a form of the English name Lucy. It also has roots in the Latin name Lucius meaning 'light, shine or bright'. Lucius is, in turn, a form of Greek name Leukos. Lleucu also translates to 'light that is cherished'. The usage of Lleucu dates back to the 14th-century poem written by Llywelyn Goch ap Meurig for Lleucu Llwyd. It was named ‘Marwnad Lleucu Llwyd'. The only person to win two prizes for prose in one year is the Welsh author, Lleucu Roberts.

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The meaning of Llewellyn is ‘leader’ and it is of Welsh origin. It is a variant of the name Llywelyn. Famous people named Llewellyn include Llewellyn Herbert, a South African Olympic sprinter; Llewellyn Atkinson, an Australian politician, and Llewellyn Thompson, a U.S. diplomat. Davy Llewellyn is a fictional character in R. D. Blackmore’s novel 'The Maid of Sker'.

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The meaning of Llinos is ‘linnet’ and it is of Welsh origin. It is pronounced as ‘SHI-naws’ and is also said to stand for ‘finch’. Llinos Lee is the name of a TV and radio presenter. Llinos Daniel is the name of a famous actress, who is known for her work in the movies ‘Torchwood’, ‘Da Vinci's Demons’ and ‘Very Annie Mary’.

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The meaning of Lloyd is ‘grey’ and it is of Welsh origin. It is pronounced as ‘loyd’ and also stands for ‘grey-haired, sacred’. Famous people who shared the name Lloyd include Lloyd Vernet Bridges Jr, who was an American film, stage and television actor, Lloyd Vernet "Beau" Bridges III, who is an American actor and director, and Lloyd Banks, who is an American rapper.

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The meaning of Llewellyn is ‘leader’ and it is of Welsh origin. It is said to be a variant of the name Llywelyn and to be derived from the word ‘llyw’ which means ‘leader’. Famous people who share the name Llewellyn include Llewellyn Herbert, who is a South African Olympic athlete, Llewellyn Atkinson, who was an Australian politician, and Llewellyn Lloyd, who was a Welsh rugby union player.

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The name Lowri has Welsh origins and the meaning of Lowri is 'laurel’. Famous people who share the name Lowri include Lowri Gwyneth Turner, a British former fashion journalist; Lowri Tynan, a Welsh swimmer and Lowri Shone, an English ballerina.

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The meaning of Lunet is 'holy image'. This name is of Welsh origin and it is most commonly seen as a feminine given name. It has its roots in the Latin name Luna. The word 'lunet' is Latin for a half-moon. According to Arthurian legend, Lunet was the advisor and handmaiden to Laudine, the Lady of the Fountain. Lunet convinced her mistress to marry Sir Ywain of King Arthur's Round Table.

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