Top 123 Boys' Names Ending In L

Anusuya Mukherjee
Feb 15, 2024 By Anusuya Mukherjee
Originally Published on Sep 23, 2020
Edited by Isobel Murphy
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Congratulations, you're having a baby boy!

Whether this baby is your first or your fifth, it's such an exciting time and there's so much to think about. So if you're currently on the search for the perfect baby boy name, Kidadl are here to help.

From boy names starting with M to baby boy names that end in 'ie', to all sorts of boy names in between, we have all the inspiration you need.

And if you're on the search for a baby boy name to match your other children's names, or even your own, and want a baby boy name with an L at the end, then this is the list for you.

Adventure Inspired Boys' Names Ending in L

Encourage your baby boy to be a bold and brave free spirit with these amazing adventure inspired boy names ending in L.  

1. Darnell (English origin) meaning 'the hidden spot.'

2. Carl, Karl (German origin) meaning 'free man.'

3. Sahil (Hindi origin) meaning 'leader.'

4. Wendell (German origin) meaning 'wanderer' or 'seeker.'

5. Yul (Russian, Latin and Mongolian origins) meaning 'beyond the horizon.'

Animal Inspired Boys' Names Ending in L

If you're on the search for a boy name with an L at the end that captures all of the excitement of the animal kingdom, these popular baby boy names are for you.

6. Conal (Irish origin) meaning 'strong wolf.'

7. Fishel (Yiddish origin) meaning 'little fish.'

8. Gopal (Hindi origin) meaning 'cowherd.'

9. Herschel (Hebrew origin) meaning 'deer.'

10. Jubal (Hebrew origin) meaning 'rams horn'.

11. Lionel (English origin) meaning 'lion.'

12. Leonel (Various European origins) meaning 'lion.' Variant of Lionel.

13. Lyall (Scottish origin) meaning 'wolf.'

14. Marshall (French origin) meaning 'one who looks after horses.'

15. Randall (English origin) meaning 'shield wolf.'

16. Raul (Spanish origin) meaning 'wolf counsel.'

17. Rydell (English origin) meaning 'horseman.'

18. Yariel (Hebrew origin) 'lion of God.'

Beautiful Boys' Names Ending in L

On the search for a baby boy name ending in L that is as beautiful as your own baby boy? You're sure to find the perfect boy names that end in L here.

19. Jamal, Jamaal, Jamel, Jamil (Arabic origin) meaning 'handsome' or 'beautiful.'

20. Kamel (Arabic origin) meaning 'unique.'

21. Neel (Hindi origin) meaning 'sapphire blue.'

22. Marvell (English origin) meaning 'wonderful' or extraordinary.'

23. Shakeel (Muslim origin) meaning'handsome.'

Strong Baby Boy Names Ending in L

If you're on the search for baby boy names ending in L that are inspired by the ide of strength, this list of baby names that end in L is for you.

24. Cordell (English origin) meaning 'rope maker.'

25. Denzel (Cornish origin) meaning 'from the high stronghold.'

26. Diesel (modern origin) named after the fuel. This name is derived from a German surname.

27. Donnell (Scottish and Irish origins) meaning 'world rule' or 'world mighty.'

28. Emil (Latin origin) meaning 'rival.'

29. Pharrell (Irish Gaelic origin) meaning 'a superior man' or 'heroic.'

30. Steel (English origin) this name literally means 'like steel.'

31. Uziel,Uzziel (Hebrew origin) meaning 'strength' or 'power.'

32. Val (English origin) meaning 'strong.'

33. Virgil (Latin origin) meaning 'staff bearer.'

Mixed-Meaning Boys' Names Ending in L

Some names are hard to pin down. They may have been around for thousands of years, or have origins from a variety of different countries, often resulting in a variety of different name meanings.

Some meanings may even have changed over time. And despite research and endless genealogy, sometimes the experts just can't agree. Here at Kidadl, we think these are some of the best kinds of baby names that end in L - because you can legitimately choose your favourite meaning that suits your baby boy best.

34. Martel (Various European origins) meaning 'one who hammers,' 'warlike' or 'from the god Mars.'

35. Neil, Niall, Neal (Gaelic origin) meaning 'cloud,' 'champion' or 'passionate.'

36. Nigel (English origin) meaning 'champion' or dark, black-haired.'

37. Paul (Latin origin) meaning 'small' or 'humble.'

38. Terrell, Tyrell (English origin) meaning 'to pull,' 'stubborn' or 'thunder ruler.'

Nature Inspired Boys' Names Ending in L

From land to sea, flora to fauna, if you're on the search for baby boy names ending in L that capture the wonder of nature, check out this list. These baby names that end in L are all inspired by the great outdoors.

39. Bilal (Arabic origin) meaning 'moisture.'

40. Jonquil (English origin) meaning 'reed.'

41. Kunal (Hindi origin) meaning 'lotus.'

42. Maxwell (Scottish and English origins) meaning 'one who dwelled at Maccus' spring.'

43. Montel (French and Italian origins) meaning 'mountain.'

44. Montrell (Spanish and Italian origins) meaning 'mountain'.

45. Percival (French origin) meaning 'pierce the valley.'

46. Suhail (Arabic origin) meaning 'a star.'

Religion Inspired Boys' Names Ending in L

Religious texts from around the world, from the Bible to the Qur'an, have brought us some of our most popular and long-standing baby boy names. But you don't have to be religious to appreciate this gorgeous list of popular baby boy names that end in L.  

47. Abdiel (Hebrew origin) meaning 'servant of God.'

48. Abdul (Arabic origin) meaning 'servant of Allah.'

49. Ansel (German and English origins) meaning 'God' or 'protector.'

50. Azarel (Hebrew origin) meaning 'God helps.'

51. Cristobal (Spanish origin) meaning 'Christ bearer.' Variant of Christopher.

52. Daniel (Hebrew origin) meaning 'God is my judge.'

53. Deval (Hindi origin) meaning 'divine.'

54. Eliel (Hebrew origin) meaning 'the Lord is my God.'

55. Emmanuel, Emanuel, Immanuel (Hebrew origin) meaning 'God is with us.'

56. Ezekiel, Ezequiel (Hebrew origin) meaning 'God strengthens.'

57. Gabriel (Hebrew origin) meaning 'God is my strength.'

58. Gadiel,Gaddiel (Arabic origin) meaning 'God is my fortune.'

59. Ismael, Ishmael, Ismail (Hebrew origin) meaning 'God will hear.'

60. Joel (Hebrew origin) meaning 'Jehovah is God.'

61. Kemual (Hebrew origin) meaning 'helper' of God.'

62. Manuel (Spanish origin) meaning 'God is with us.'

63. Michael (Hebrew origin) meaning 'who is like God?'

64. Miguel, Misael (Spanish origin) meaning 'who is like God?' Variant of Michael.

65. Mikkel (Danish and Scandinavian origin) meaning 'who is like God?' Variant of Michael.

66. Mikhail (Russian origin) meaning 'who is like God?' Variant of Michael.

67. Mitchell (English origin) meaning 'who is like God?' Variant of Michael.

68. Moriel (Hebrew origin) meaning 'God is my teacher.'

69. Nathanial, Nathaniel, Nathanael (Hebrew origin) meaning 'gift of God.'

70. Othniel (Hebrew origin) meaning 'strength of God.'

71. Praneel (Hindi origin) meaning Shiva.

72. Rafael (Spanish origin) meaning 'God has healed.'

73. Raphael (Hebrew origin) meaning 'God has healed.'

74. Samuel, Shmuel (Hebrew origin) meaning 'name of God,' 'God heard' or 'told by God.'

75. Sal (multiple origins) meaning 'saviour.'

76. Saul (Hebrew origin) meaning 'prayed for.'

77. Yadiel (Spanish and Hebrew origins) meaning 'praise of God' or 'God has heard.'

78. Yisrael (Hebrew origin) meaning 'contender with God.'

79. Yoel (Hebrew origin) meaning 'Jehovah is the Lord'

Royalty Inspired Boys' Names Ending in L

Our children are always our little princes and princesses, so if you're on the search for a baby boy name with an L at the end that brings a touch of royal gravitas, this is the list for you.

80. Akhil (Indian and Sanskrit origins) meaning 'ruler' or 'king.'

81. Basil (Greek and English origins) meaning 'royal' or 'king.'

82. Earl (English origin) meaning 'nobleman' or 'warrior.'

83. Errol (Scottish origin) meaning 'nobleman'. Variant of Earl.

84. Kentrell (English origin) meaning 'royal chieftain.'

85.  Kiril (Russian and Bulgarian origins) meaning 'lordly.'

86. Mael (Irish and French origin) meaning 'prince' or 'chief.'

87. Nebil (Arabic origin) meaning 'noble.'

88. Rodel (French origin) meaning 'famous ruler.'

89. Ronal (English origin) meaning 'rules with counsel.

Short Names Ending in L

Are you on the search for short snappy two syllable baby boy names ending in L? Then this list of boys names that end in L is for you.

90. Abel (Hebrew origin) meaning 'breath.'

91. Argel (Welsh origin) meaning 'refuge.'

92. Cael, Kael (Irish origin) meaning 'slender.'

93. Cecil (English, Welsh and Latin origins) meaning 'blind.'

94. Darrell, Darryl (English origin) meaning 'dearly loved.'

95. Gael (Gaelic, Irish origin) literally meaning 'Gaelic' ie. a person of Gaelic heritage, or 'Irish man.'

96. Quintrell (English origin) meaning 'fifth.'

97. Russell (English and French origins) meaning 'little red one' or 'redhead.'

98. Yandel Modern created name, and so has no meaning.

Virtue Inspired Boys' Names Ending in L

As parents, we all want our children to grow up with the right values, whether that's kindness or loyalty, honesty or integrity, strength or determination. So why not give your boy a head start by choosing a name for your baby boy inspired by your virtuous characteristic of choice.  

99. Audel (English orig) menaing 'old firend.'

100. Axl, Axel, Aksel (Hebrew and Scandinavian origin) meaning 'my father is peace.'

101. Basel (Muslim origin) meaning 'brave.'

102. Fadil (Arabic origin) meaning 'generous.'

103. Faysal (Arabic origin) meaning 'judge' or 'mediator.'

104. Ferrell (Irish origin) meaning 'courageous.'

105. Fidel (Latin origin) meaning 'faithful.'

106. Halil (Turkish comrade) meaning 'honourable comrade.'

107. Haskell (Jewish origin) meaning 'wisdom.'

108. Jadiel (Hebrew origin) meaning 'one who will judge.'

109. Jaleel, Jalil, Jahlil (Arabic origin) meaning 'greatness.'

110. Khalil (Arabic origin) meaning 'friend.'

111. Latrell (American origin) meaning 'eager' or 'noble.'

112. Nabil (Arabic origin) meaning 'noble.'

113. Nikhil (Hindi origin) meaning 'whole.'

114. Pawel (Polish origin) meaning 'humble.' Variant of Paul.

115. Raynell (Scandinavian origin) meaning 'strong counsellor.'

116. Safal (Hindi origin) meaning 'sensitive.'

117. Vidal (French and Spanish origins) meaning 'life' or 'vitality.'

118. Vishal (Hindi origin) meaning 'great.'

Warrior Inspired Boys' Names Ending in L

If you're on the search for a baby boy name with an L at the end that says strength and power, this is the list for you.

119. Cathal (Irish origin) meaning 'battle rule.'

120. Gerrell (English origin) meaning 'rules by the spear.'

121. Jarell, Jerrell (English and Irish origin) meaning 'ruler with the spear.'

122. Marcel, Marcell (English and French origin) meaning 'young/little warrior.'

123. Markel, Markell (German origin) meaning 'warlike' or 'from the god Mars.'

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Written by Anusuya Mukherjee

Bachelor of Arts and Law specializing in Political Science and Intellectual Property Rights

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Anusuya MukherjeeBachelor of Arts and Law specializing in Political Science and Intellectual Property Rights

With a wealth of international experience spanning Europe, Africa, North America, and the Middle East, Anusuya brings a unique perspective to her work as a Content Assistant and Content Updating Coordinator. She holds a law degree from India and has practiced law in India and Kuwait. Anusuya is a fan of rap music and enjoys a good cup of coffee in her free time. Currently, she is working on her novel, "Mr. Ivory Merchant".

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