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.
LACHAPELLE     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.
LAGOMARSÌNO     Italian
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]
LANGBROEK     Dutch
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.
LAU     Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of LIU.
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".
    Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of LI (2), from Sino-Vietnamese ().
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)     Korean, Chinese
Korean form of LI (1), from Sino-Korean (i)... [more]
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".
LEONARDSSON     Swedish
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 (1)     Chinese
From Chinese () meaning "plum, plum tree"... [more]
LI (2)     Chinese
From Chinese () meaning "black".
LIAO     Chinese
From Chinese (liào) which refers to the ancient state of Liao, which was located in present-day Henan province.
LICHTENBERG     German
From Low German licht "light" and berg "hill".
LIEBERENZ     German
Variant of LORENZ.
LIM     Taiwanese
Min Nan romanization of LIN.
LIN     Chinese
From Chinese (lín) meaning "forest".
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 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
From Chinese (liú) meaning "kill, destroy"... [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.
LJUNGSTRAND     Swedish
Means "heather beach" in Swedish.
LLEWELLYN     Welsh
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.
LOVE     English
From the Old English given name Lufu meaning "love".
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 Chinese () meaning "musical note" and also referring to the former state of Lu, which was situated in what is now Henan province.
LUCAS     English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Dutch
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".
LUKIĆ     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".
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