Surnames Starting with L

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LAAKKONEN     Finnish
Variant of LAAKSONEN
LAAKSONEN     Finnish
Derived from Finnish laakso "valley".
LABELLE     French
Means "fair, good-looking" in French.
LABERENZ     German
Variant of LORENZ
LABRIOLA     Italian
Originally indicated a person from the town of Abriola in southern Italy.
LACEY     English
Variant of LACY
LACHANCE     French
Means "chance, luck" in French.
Means "the chapel" in French... [more]
LÀCONI     Italian
Sardinian surname from a name of the town Làconi near the city of Nuoro.
LACY     English
Derived from Lassy, the name of a town in Normandy... [more]
LAFRENTZ     German
Variant of LORENZ
LAFRENZ     German
Variant of LORENZ
LAGANÀ     Italian
Derived from Greek dialects that are spoken in southern Italy, namely in Calabria... [more]
LAGER     Swedish
Means "laurel" in Swedish.
Locative surname of Genoa and surroundings derived from the place name Lagomarsino (near Genoa).
LAGORIO     Italian
From a nickname meaning "green-lizard"... [more]
LAGOUNOV     Russian
Variant transcription of LAGUNOV.
LAGUARDIA     Italian
Originally an occupational surname meaning "sentry" or "sentinel"... [more]
LAGUNOV     Russian
Patronymic name derived from Russian lagun "water barrel"... [more]
LAHTI     Finnish
Means "bay, cove" in Finnish.
LAKATOS     Hungarian
Means "locksmith" in Hungarian.
LAM     Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of LIN
LAMA     Italian
Derived from the name place Lama, quite common around Italy.
LAMAR     French, English
Originally from a place name in Normandy, which was derived from Old French la mare meaning "the pool".
LAMBERT     French
Derived from the given name LAMBERT.
LAMBERTI     Italian
Derived from the given name LAMBERTO.
LAMON     Italian
Locative surname from the name of a village near the city of Belluno... [more]
LANDAU     German, Jewish
Derived from the German town of Landau, which meant "land valley".
LANDI     Italian
Derived from the given name Lando (see LANCE).
LANDO     Italian
Variant of LANDI
LANDOLFI     Italian
From the old Germanic given name Lanawulfa.
LANDON     English
Variant of LANGDON
LANDVIK     Norwegian
Means "land and bay" in Norwegian.
LANE (1)     English
Originally designated one who lived by a lane, a narrow way between fences or hedges, later used of any narrow pathway, including one between houses in a town.
LANE (2)     French
Derived from a French word meaning "wool", designating one who worked in the wool trade.
LANE (3)     Irish
From Irish Ó Luain meaning "descendant of Luan", a given name meaning "warrior".
LANG     Danish, Norwegian, German
From Scandinavian lang, Middle High German lanc and Middle Low German lank all meaning "long"... [more]
From the name of a small town in the province of Utrecht, Holland... [more]
LANGDON     English
Derived from an Old English place name meaning "long hill" (effectively meaning "ridge").
LANGE     Danish, Norwegian, German
Variant of LANG
LANGENBERG     German, Swedish
Means "long mountain" in German.
LANGER     German, Jewish
German form of LONG.
LANGLAIS     French
Means "the Englishman" in French.
LANGLEY (1)     English
Habitational surname derived from old English lang "long" and leah "woodland, clearing".
LANGLEY (2)     American
Americanized spelling of LANGLOIS.
LANGLOIS     French
Variant of LANGLAIS
LANIK     Czech
Derived from Czech lan, a measure of land equal to approximately 18 hectares... [more]
LANINGA     Frisian
Frisian for "of the land", or "from the land"... [more]
LANNON     Irish
Variant of LENNON
LANTOS     Hungarian
Means "minstrel, bard" from the Hungarian word lant "lyre".
LAPOINTE     French
Means "point of a lance" in French... [more]
LARENZ     German
Variant of LORENZ
LARSEN     Danish
Means "son of LARS".
LARSON     English
Means "son of Lar", where Lar is a medieval diminutive of LAURENCE (1).
LARSSON     Swedish
Means "son of LARS".
LARUE     French
Literally means "the street" in French.
LÁSKA     Czech, Slovak
Means "love" in Czech and Slovak.
LÁSZLÓ     Hungarian
Derived from the given name LÁSZLÓ.
LATERZA     Italian
Typical of southern Italy: it comes from the place name Laterza, a town near Taranto in the Puglia region.
LAUKKANEN     Finnish
Finnish surname which means "he who gallops, takes big steps".
LAURENT     French
From the given name LAURENT.
LAURENZ     German
Variant of LORENZ
LAURITO     Italian
From the name of the town Laurito, near Salerno in the area of Naples.
LAURITSEN     Danish
Means "son of LAURITS".
LAURITZ     German
Variant of LORENZ
LAUWENS     Dutch
Means "son of LAWRENCE"... [more]
LAUWERS     Dutch
Variant of LAUWENS
LAVIGNE     French
Means "the vineyard" in French... [more]
LAVOIE     French
Derived from French voie "road"... [more]
LAW     English
Derived from old English hlaw "hill".
LAWERENZ     German
Variant of LORENZ
LAWNICZAK     Polish
Means "juror" from Polish lawnik.
LAWRENCE     English
Derived from the given name LAURENCE (1)... [more]
LAWRENZ     German
Variant of LORENZ
LAWSON     English
Means "son of LAURENCE (1)".
LAYTON     English
Derived from a place name meaning "settlement with a leek garden" in Old English.
LÁZÁR     Hungarian
Patronymic surname originating from the given name LÁZÁR.
LAZAROV     Bulgarian
Means "son of LAZAR".
LAZZARI     Italian
Means "son of LAZZARO".
LEACH     English
Originally indicated a person who was a physician... [more]
LEANDRES     French
Derived from LÉANDRE.
LEARY     Irish
Variant of O'LEARY
LEAVITT     English
From Livet, a region in Normandy, France... [more]
LEBEAU     French
Means "the handsome one" from French le "the" and beau "beautiful, handsome".
LEBLANC     French
Means "the white", from French blanc "white"... [more]
LECCE     Italian
Originally indicated a person from Lecce, Italy.
LECCESE     Italian
Originally indicated a person from Lecce, Italy.
LECLAIR     French
Derived from either the French word clair "bright" or the given name CLAIR.
LECLERC     French
Means "clerk" in French.
LÉCUYER     French
Literally means "the shield-bearer" in French... [more]
LEDFORD     English
Means "path leading across a ford" from Old English lædan, Middle English leden "to lead" and ford, a shallow area in a stream that may be crossed by wading.
LEE (1)     English
Originally given to a person who lived on or near a leah, Old English meaning "woodland, clearing".
LEE (2)     Chinese, Korean
Variant of LI
LEFEBVRE     French
Variant of LEFÉVRE, whose spelling is most likely influenced by the Latin word faber "craftsman".
LEFÉVRE     French
Occupational surname meaning "smith".
LEFURGEY     French
From French forger meaning "to forge"... [more]
LEGGIÈRI     Italian
Sicilian surname indicating a "light" person, not serious, superficial.
LEGRAND     French
Means "the tall, the large" in French.
LEHMANN     German
From Middle High German lehenman "vassal, liege man".
LEHRER     German, Jewish
German surname meaning "teacher".
LEHTONEN     Finnish
Derived from Finnish lehto meaning "grove".
LEIFSSON     Icelandic, Swedish
Means "son of LEIF".
LEIGH     English
Variant of LEE (1)
LEIGHTON     English
Variant of LAYTON
LEITNER     German
Referred to one who dwells on the hillside; one who came from the Leite "slope"... [more]
LEITZ     German
Derived from the archaic given name Leutz, a form of LUTZ.
LEITZKE     German
Derived from either Leitzkau, a town close to Magdeburg, Germany, or from LEITZ.
LEMAIRE     French
Means "the mayor" in French... [more]
LÉMIEUX     French
Derived from the place name Leymieux, a town in the Rhône-Alpes region of France.
LÈMMI     Italian
From the given name GUGLIELMO... [more]
LENGYEL     Hungarian
Means "Polish" in Hungarian.
LENNON     Irish
Anglicized form of the Irish name Ó Leannáin, which means "descendant of Leannán"... [more]
LENNOX     Scottish
From the name of a district in Scotland, called Leamhnachd in Gaelic, possibly meaning "place of elms".
LENOX     Scottish
Variant of LENNOX
LENZ     German
Means "springtime" in German, from a nickname.
LEON     French, English
Variant of LYON (1) or LYON (2)
LEONARD     English
Derived from the given name LEONARD.
LEONARDSEN     Norwegian
Norwegian form of LEONARDSON
LEONARDSON     English
Means "son of LEONARD".
Swedish form of LEONARDSON
LEONE     Italian
Derived from the given name LEONE (1).
LEONI     Italian
Variant of LEONE
LEROY     French
Means "the king" in French... [more]
LESAUVAGE     French
French variant of SAVAGE
LESLEY     Scottish
Variant of LESLIE
LESLIE     Scottish
From a Scottish place name, probably derived from Gaelic leas celyn meaning "garden of holly".
LESTER     Scottish
Variant of LISTER
LESTRANGE     French
Derived from old French estrange "foreign".
LÉVÊQUE     French
Variant of LÉVESQUE
LEVERENZ     German
Variant of LORENZ
LÉVESQUE     French
Derived from French évêque meaning "bishop", ultimately derived from Greek episkopos "overseer".
LEVI     Jewish
From the given name LEVI.
LEVINE     Jewish
Derived from the given name LEVI.
LEVITT     English
Variant of LEAVITT
LEWERENTZ     German
Variant of LORENZ
LEWERENZ     German
Variant of LORENZ
LEWIN     English
Derived from the given name LEOFWINE.
LEWIS (1)     English
Derived from the given name LEWIS... [more]
LEWIS (2)     Welsh
Anglicized form of LLYWELYN
LEYTON     English
Variant of LAYTON
LI     Chinese
Means "plum tree" in Chinese... [more]
LIAO     Chinese
From the name of an ancient Chinese dynasty lasting from 947 CE - 1125 CE.
From Low German licht "light" and berg "hill".
LIEBERENZ     German
Variant of LORENZ
LIM     Chinese
Hokkien romanization of LIN
LIN     Chinese
Means "grove, copse" in Mandarin.
LINCOLN     English
Originally indicated that the bearer was from the English city of Lincoln, derived from Brythonic lindo "lake, pool" and Latin colonia "colony"... [more]
LINDBERG     Swedish
From Swedish lind "lime tree" and berg "mountain".
LINDEN     German
Derived from German linde meaning "lime tree".
LINDGREN     Swedish
Means "branch of a lime tree" from Swedish lind "lime tree" and gren "branch"... [more]
LINDHOLM     Swedish
From Swedish lind "lime tree, linden" and holme "islet".
LINDON     English
Variant of LYNDON
LINDQUIST     Swedish
Derived from the Swedish words lind meaning "linden tree" and kvist, quist meaning "twig".
LINDSAY     English, Scottish
From the region of Lindsey in Lincolnshire, which means "LINCOLN island" in Old English.
LINDSEY     English, Scottish
Variant of LINDSAY
LINDSTRÖM     Swedish
Means "linden stream", and is derived from the swedish words lind meaning "linden (lime) tree", and ström which means "stream".
LINNA     Finnish
Means "castle"... [more]
LINTON     English
Originally from place names meaning either "flax town" or "lime tree town" in Old English.
LINVILLE     French
Refers to one who came from Linivilla, meaning "Lennius's estate", now Ninville, in France.
LINWOOD     English
Originally derived from a place name meaning "stream forest" in Old English.
LIPPI     Italian
From the given name FILIPPO... [more]
LIS     Polish
Means "fox" in Polish. It is a nickname for a sly person.
LISTER     Scottish
Anglicized form of the Gaelic Mac an Fleisdeir meaning "son of the arrow maker".
LITHGOW     Scottish
Habitation name meaning "pool, damp, hollow"... [more]
LITTLE     English
Derived from a nickname given to a short person.
LIU     Chinese
Means "to kill"... [more]
LJUNG     Swedish
From the Swedish name of the heather plant... [more]
LJUNGBORG     Swedish
Means "heather castle" in Swedish.
LJUNGGREN     Swedish
Means "heather bough" in Swedish.
LJUNGMAN     Swedish
Means "heather man" in Swedish.
Means "heather beach" in Swedish.
Derived from the Welsh given name LLYWELYN.
LLOYD     Welsh
Originally a nickname from the Welsh word llwyd meaning "grey, hoary"... [more]
LLYWELYN     Welsh
Derived from the Welsh given name LLYWELYN.
LOBO     Spanish, Portuguese
Originally a nickname, means "wolf" in Spanish and Portuguese.
LOCATELLI     Italian
From Locatello, a place in Lombardy near the city of Bergamo in Northern Italy.
LOCKWOOD     English
From an English place name meaning "enclosure forest".
LOEWE     German
Variant of LÖWE.
LÖFGREN     Swedish
From Swedish löv "leaf" and gren "branch".
LOGAN     Scottish
From a Scottish place name meaning "little hollow".
LOHRENZ     German
Variant of LORENZ
LOMAN     English
From the name of the River Loman in Devon.
LOMBARDI     Italian
Originally indicated someone who came from the Lombardy region in Italy... [more]
LONCAR     Serbian, Slovene
Means "potter" from Slovene lonec "pot".
LONDON     English
From the name of the capital city of the United Kingdom, the meaning of which is uncertain.
LONG     English
Originally a nickname for a person who had long legs or arms, or that was tall.
LONGO     Italian
Italian cognate of LONG
LONGSTAFF     English
Name for a tipstaff or beadle who carried a long staff as a badge of office, or else referred to someone who was very tall.
LOPEZ     Spanish
Means "son of LOPE" in Spanish.
LORENTZ     German
Variant of LORENZ
LORENZ     German
Derived from the German given name LORENZ.
LORENZEN     Low German
From northern Germany meaning "son of LORENZ".
LORIS     German
Variant of LORENZ
LORITZ     German
Variant of LORENZ
LOSA     Spanish
From Spanish losa meaning "tile, slab".
LOSNEDAHL     Norwegian
From a place name: dahl means "valley" in Norwegian, and Losne is a place in Norway.
LOVÁSZ     Hungarian
Means "horseman, stableman, ostler" in Hungarian.
LOVEL     English
Variant of LOWELL
LOVELL     English
Variant of LOWELL
LOW     English, Scottish
Variant of LAW
LÖWE     German
Means "lion" in German.
LOWE (1)     Jewish
Germanized variant of LEVI
LOWE (2)     English, Scottish
Variant of LOW
LOWELL     English
Derived from a Norman French nickname, from lou "wolf" and a diminutive suffix.
LOWRY     Scottish, English
From a diminutive of LAURENCE (1).
LOYOLA     Spanish, Basque
From Basque loya meaning "mud"... [more]
LU     Chinese
From the name of an ancient region in China (in the province of Henan).
LUCAS     Dutch, English
Derived from the given name LUCAS... [more]
LUCASSEN     Dutch
Means "son of LUCAS".
LUDVIGSEN     Danish
Means "son of LUDVIG".
LUDWIG     German
From the German given name LUDWIG.
LUKÁCS     Hungarian
Derived from the given name LUKÁCS.
LUKESON     English
Means "son of LUKE".
LUKIC     Serbian
Means "son of LUKA".
LUKSKA     Czech
Derived from the given name LUKAS.
LUM     English
From places in Lancashire and West Yorkshire called Lumb, both apparently originally named for Old English lum(m) "pool"... [more]
LUND     Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, English
Means "grove of trees", from Old Norse lundr... [more]
LUNDGREN     Swedish
Derived from Swedish lund "forest", gren "branch".
LUNDQUIST     Swedish
From a place name derived from lund "grove" and quist, an old spelling of kvist "twig".
LUNGU     Romanian
Romanian cognate of LONG.
LUPEI     Romanian
From the Romanian lup, which means "wolf".
LUPO     Italian
From an Italian nickname meaning "wolf".
LUSK     Scottish
Possibly means "cave" in Gaelic.
LUTHER     German
From the given name LEUTHAR.
LUZZATTO     Italian
From Lusatia, a region of northern Germany.
LYKKE     Danish
Means simply "happy".
LYNCH     Irish
From Irish Ó Loingsigh meaning "descendant of Loingseach", a given name meaning "mariner".
LYNDON     English
Originally from a place name meaning "lime tree hill" in Old English.
LYNE     Scottish
Habitational name for someone who lived in places of this name in Ayrshire, Peeblesshire, and Wigtownshire.
LYNN     English
From the Welsh word llyn meaning "lake".
LYNTON     English
Variant of LINTON
LYNWOOD     English
Variant of LINWOOD
LYON (1)     English, French
Habitational name from either the Lyon in southern central France, or Lyons-la-Forêt in Eure, Normandy.
LYON (2)     English, French
Either from the given name LEON or else a nickname meaning "lion".