Submitted Surnames Starting with L

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LAAGEREstonian
Laager is an Estonian surname meaning "camp"; ultimately from the German "lager" with the same meaning.
LAAKSOFinnish
From laakso ‘valley’, generally an ornamental name adopted during the name conversion movement of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Often, it was adopted by Finnish bearers of Swedish names containing the Swedish element dal ‘valley’.
LÄÄNEstonian
Lään is an Estonian surname meaning "liege" or "fief". May also derive from "lääne" meaning "western".
LAANEstonian
Laan is Estonian surname derived from "laanelill"; starflower and wintergreen (Trientalis europaea).
LÄÄNEEstonian
Lääne is an Estonian surname meaning "western".
LAANEMAAEstonian
Laanemaa is an Estonian surname meaning "wintergreen land".
LAANEMÄEEstonian
Laanemäe is an Estonian surname meaning "wintergreen hill/mountain".
LÄÄNEMETSEstonian
Läänemets is an Estonian surname meaning "western forest".
LAANEOTSEstonian
Laaneots is an Estonian surname meaning "wintergreen tip" or "edge".
LAANEPÕLDEstonian
Laanepõld is an Estonian surname meaning "chickweed-wintergreen field".
LAANOJAEstonian
Laanoja is Estonian surname derived from "laanelill", meaning "starflower" and "wintergreen" (Trientalis europaea) and "oja" meaning "stream/creek".
LÄÄNSOOEstonian
Läänsoo is an Estonian surname meaning "west swamp".
LAAREstonian
Laar is an Estonian name meaning "gyle" (wort in the process of fermentation added to a stout, beer, or ale).
LAASEstonian
Laas is an Estonian surname meaning "greenwood" (wood that has been recently cut) and "woodland".
LAASIKEstonian
Laasik is an Estonian surname meaning "woodland area/stand".
LÄÄTSEstonian
Lääts is an Estonian surname meaning "lens".
LAATSEstonian
Laats is an Estonian name derived from "laat", meaning "fair" or "attractive".
LAAYOUNIArabic (Maghrebi)
From Laayoune, the name of a city in the Western Sahara (chiefly Moroccan).
LABAKHUAAbkhaz
Abkhaz name derived from Arabic لَاحَظَ (lāḥaẓa) meaning "to notice, to look" combined with بَهِيجَة (bahīja) meaning "delightful, joyous" (see Bahija). The spellings were altered by historical changes in the Abkhaz language, and the name was traditionally used to refer to descendants of ancestors named "Lavahiz" and "Bahija".
LABAZANOVChechen, Avar
Means "son of Labazan".
LABEOUFFrench (Cajun)
Meaning unknown. A famous bearer is American actor Shia LaBeouf (1986-present).
LABIDIArabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from Arabic عابد (ʿābid) "worshiper, adorer, server" (chiefly Tunisian).
LABORDEFrench
Occupational or status name for a tenant farmer, from borde "small farm" (from Frankish bord "plank") and the definite article la.
LABRADORSpanish, Portuguese, Filipino
From the root word "labora" meaning labor or work. This means laborer or worker but often associated to farmers as in San Isidro Labrador
LABRIEFrench
Topographic name from l’abri meaning "the shelter", or a habitational name from a place named with this word.
LACERDAPortuguese, Spanish
Nickname for someone with remarkably thick or long hair, or with an unusually hairy back or chest. From Spanish and Portuguese la cerda ‘the lock (of hair)’.
LACHTRUPDutch
Means 'laughing group' in Dutch. Also occurs in Germany, but mostly in the Netherlands.
LĀCISLatvian
Means "bear".
LACKEYIrish
Lackey was originally a name for a horse servant.
LACKYARDFrench (Anglicized)
Anglicized version of French surname, Lacaillade.
LACOMBEFrench
French (western and southwestern): topographic name for someone living in or near a ravine, from la combe ‘the ravine’ (a word of Gaulish origin, related to English Combe).... [more]
LACROIXFrench
Means "the cross" in French. It originally denoted someone who lived near a cross.
LACSONFilipino, Tagalog
Derived from Min Nan 六孫 (la̍k-sun) or 六孙 (la̍k-sun) meaning "sixth grandchild".
LĂCUSTĂRomanian
Meaning unknown.
LADLEYEnglish
Probably a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place.
LADOUCEURFrench
french canadian
LADSONEnglish
Patronymic of Ladd.
LADSTETTERGerman
JEWS AND GREMAM
LADULÅSOld Swedish
Most likely from Swedish ladulås "barnlock", but it could also be derived from the Slavic name Ladislaus. Magnus Ladulås, sometimes known as Magnus Birgersson or Magnus III in English, was the king of Sweden between 1275 and 1290.
LAESEstonian
Laes is an Estonian surname meaning "fore" and "overhead".
LAFLAMMEFrench (Quebec)
Means "The Flame" in French.
LAFLAMMEEFrench (Quebec)
Variant spelling of Laflamme.
LAFLÈCHEFrench (Quebec)
A French-Canadian secondary surname from "Richer dit Laflèche," used independently since 1746. Laflèche is derived from the French town of La Flèche, in the former province of Anjou.
LA FORGEFrench
This is my Grandmother's maiden name
LAFRANCHIAlpine
Possibly, the Frank. Thought by some to indicate a group of merchants in Middle Ages responsible for the transalpine trade to the French.
LAGADUEnglish
Possible French origins
LAGASSEFrench
French: nickname from Old French agace, agasse ‘magpie’ + the definite article l’.
LAGEEstonian
Lage is an Estonian surname meaning "plain" or "flat".
LAGEMAAEstonian
Lagemaa is an Estonian surname meaning "plain/flat land".
LAGERLÖFSwedish
A notable bearer was Swedish author Selma Lagerlöf (1858-1940), the first female writer to win the Nobel Prize in literature (1909).
LAGERQUISTSwedish
Ornamental name composed of the elements lager ‘laurel’ + quist, an old or ornamental spelling of kvist ‘twig’.
LAGHIItalian
Possibly originated to denote someone from the Italian town of Laghi.
LAGLEEstonian
Lagle is an Estonian surname (and feminine given name) meaning "goose".
LAGÓJSKÌBelarusian
This indicates familial origin within the city of Lagójsk.
LAGRANGEFrench
French: topographic name for someone who lived by a granary, a variant of Grange, with the definite article la.
LAGUAÑAChamorro
Chamorro for "their net"
LAGUNDZINSerbian (Rare)
Believe also spelling as Lagundzija
LAHSlovene
It means "italian"
LAHAIEFrench
Locational name for someone who lived near a hedge or large bush, from old French "La" the and "Haie" hedge.
LAHEEstonian
Lahe is an Estonian surname meaning both "spacious" and "easy-going".
LAHEMAAEstonian
Lahemaa is an Estonian surname meaning "spacious land".
LAHESALUEstonian
Lahesalu is an Estonian surname meaning "spacious grove".
LAHEYIrish
Lahey and Leahy originate from two different Gaelic surnames. Lahey, Lahy, Lahiff, Lahiffe, Laffey, and Lahive all originate from the Gaelic surname O Laithimh, which itself is a variant of O Flaithimh... [more]
LAHIFFEIrish (Rare)
From Irish Ó Laochdha meaning "descendant of the hero" or "descendant of the heroic", ultimately from laoch "warrior, hero".
LAHLOUArabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from Arabic حُلْو (ḥulw) meaning "sweet" or "nice, charming", chiefly used in Moroccan Arabic.
LAHMARArabic (Maghrebi)
Means "the red (one)", derived from Arabic الأحمر (al-ʾaḥmar).
LAHNERGerman, Hungarian
Habitational name for someone from any of various places called Lahn in Hungary and Germany. In southern Germany and Austria, Lahn denotes a place where there had been an avalanche or landslide, from Middle High German laen, lēne meaning "avalanche".
LAHOVARYRomanian
Meaning unknown.
LAHTEstonian
Laht is an Estonian surname, meaning "bay" or "gulf".
LAHTINENFinnish
A combination of Finnish lahti "bay" and the common surname suffix -nen.
LAIEstonian
Lai is an Estonian surname meaning "wide", "vast" and "spacious".
LAICHTCHETSEVSlovak
Surname used in the Investigation I am doing. Person's name is alledgly:... [more]
LAIDLAEstonian
Laidla is an Estonian surname meaning "near an islet".
LAIKEstonian
Laik is an Estonian surname meaning "blotch", "stain" and "spot".
LAIKMAAEstonian
Laikmaa is an Estonian surname meaning "blotch land".
LAINEEstonian, Finnish
Means "wave" in Finnish and Estonian.
LAINEVOOLEstonian
Lainevool is an Estonian surname meaning "flowing wave" (literally, "wave flow").
LAINGScottish
Scottish form of LANG. A famous bearer was the explorer Alexander Gordon Laing.
LAIRDScottish, Northern Irish
Scottish and northern Irish: status name for a landlord, from northern Middle English laverd ‘lord’.
LAISAAREstonian
Laisaar is an Estonian surname meaning "wide/expansive island".
LAITINENFinnish
Finnish surname of unknown origin.
LAIZĀNSLatvian
Derived from the place name Laizāni.
LAKEEnglish
Topographic name for someone who lived by a stream, Old English lacu, or a habitational name from a place named with this word, for example in Wiltshire and Devon. Modern English lake (Middle English lake) is only distantly related, if at all; it comes via Old French from Latin lacus... [more]
LAKERBAIAAbkhaz
Mingrelian form of the Abkhaz aristocratic family name Lakrba possibly from Abkhaz а-лакра (a-lakra) meaning "in thickets, to catch in thickets" or "to rank, to include". It was most likely used to refer to a hunter or a member of a large group of peasants.
LAKKEstonian
Lakk is an Estonian surname meaning "hay loft".
LAKOBAAbkhaz
From the nickname Lako, possibly meaning "swamp" in Abkhaz (denoting someone who lived in a marshy area).
LAKSHMIIndian, Telugu, Tamil, Hindi
From the given name Lakshmi, the name of a Hindu goddess.
LAKUNTZABasque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Navarrese municipality.
LALIndian, Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, Malayalam, Nepali, Bengali
Means "darling, precious, beloved", from Sanskrit lala meaning "cajoling". It can also mean "boy" or "red, ruby" in Hindi, Urdu, and Bengali.
LALATOVICSerbian
Possibly derived from the slavic word for "tulips", lale or from son of Lala (a nickname for Lazar)
LALAURIEFrench (Cajun)
A French surname meaning "the laurel".
LALIEVOssetian (Russified)
Russified form of an Ossetian surname derived from Georgian ლალი (lali) meaning "ruby", ultimately from Sanskrit लाल (lāl).
LA LIVERESFrench
Means 'the books' in French
LALONDEFrench
French (Normandy): habitational name from any of various places in Normandy, so named from Old Norse lundr ‘grove’, with the definite article la.
LÂMVietnamese
Vietnamese form of Lin.
LAMATibetan, Nepali
A Buddhist name found among people of Tibet and Nepal, from the Tibetan blama, meaning "priest" or "monk".
LAMALFASicilian
Variant of Malfa, most probably a habitational name for someone from Malfa on the island of Salina (Messina), although the name has also been linked with Amalfi in Salerno and Melfi in Potenza.
LAMANTIAItalian
Italian:vail, the last name of a general in Palrmo, Sicily, Italy.
LA MARCAItalian
Means 'the mark' in Italian.
LAMARCHEFrench
French: topographic name or habitational name, a variant of LaMarque.
LAMARIArabic (Maghrebi)
Variant of El Amari meaning "the Amari (see Ammar)", mainly found in Algeria.
LAMARREFrench
Habitational name from any of the places in Normandy called La Mare, from Old Northern French mare "pool, pond" (Old Norse marr).
LAMBEnglish
A nickname for a gentle or malleable person or an occupational name for someone who raised or cared for young sheep. Can take the form Lum.
LAMBEEnglish
Variant of Lamb.
LAMBERGGerman
Habitational name from any of several places so called in Bavaria, Westphalia, and Schleswig-Holstein.
LAMBERGSwedish
Possibly of German origin, but perhaps an ornamental name composed of an unexplained first element combined with berg "mountain".
LAMBILLOTTEFrench (Modern)
Currently, a common name in Wallonia, Belgium with some descendants in USA. Believed to be derived from three terms..."lamb" "ill" "otte". The first term has remained unchanged from early Germanic term; the second is latin for "of the" and the third a dimiuative or feminine form suffix... [more]
LAMMASEstonian
Lammas is an Estonian surname meaning "sheep".
LAMONDScottish
Scottish classical pianist and composer; Henry George Lamond has this surname. It means lawyer.
LAMONTScottish (Modern), Northern Irish, French
Scottish and northern Irish: from the medieval personal name Lagman, which is from Old Norse Logmaðr, composed of log, plural of lag ‘law’ (from leggja ‘to lay down’) + maðr, ‘man’ (genitive manns).... [more]
L'AMOREAUXFrench
French surname meaning "The Lovers"
LAMPELAFinnish
From Finnish word lampi which means "pond" or "pool". There is almost 2000 Finns and 127 people from other countries with this name.
LAMPERTGerman, English
German & English variant of Lambert.... [more]
LAMSHEDEnglish
Surname common in Australia & the UK. A variation of Lambshead which was originally a mis-spelling of Lambside which was the area from which the family originated in Pommyland. Other variations include Lambshed, Lamshead, Lammyside and Lamesta... [more]
LANBARRIBasque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Gueñes.
LANCASHIREEnglish
Shire of Lancaster; One who came from Lancashire, a county in the North of England.
LANCASTEREnglish
Habitational name from Lancaster in northwestern England, named in Old English as ‘Roman fort on the Lune’, from the Lune river, on which it stands, + Old English cæster ‘Roman fort or walled city’ (Latin castra ‘legionary camp’)... [more]
LANCEEnglish
From the Germanic personal name Lanzo, originally a short form of various compound names with the first element land ‘land’, ‘territory’ (for example, Lambert), but later used as an independent name... [more]
LANCERJewish
Ornamental name from German Lanze "lance, spear" combined with the agent suffix -er.
LANCKOROŃSKIPolish
This denotes familial origin within the Lesser Polish village of Lanckorona.
LANDEnglish, German
Topographic name from Old English land, Middle High German lant, "land, territory". This had more specialized senses in the Middle Ages, being used to denote the countryside as opposed to a town or an estate.
LĀNDAPunjabi
Lānda (ਲਾਨਦਾ) is a Punjabi surname that is used amongst families belonging to the Bhat tribe. The bearers of this surname belong to the gotra Lākhanpal, which is of Kshatriya origin.
LANDAPolish
Nickname for a persistent and irritating person, from a derivative of the dialect verb landzić "to ask insistently, badger someone".
LANDAJewish
Variant of Landau.
LANDAZURIBasque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Mimetiz.
LANDEFrench, Norwegian, Jewish
French: topographic name for someone living on a heath, lande (from Gaulish landa ‘space’, ‘land’), or a habitational name from any of numerous minor places named La Lande from this word.... [more]
LANDENBelgian
Belgian habitational name from Landen in Brabant.
LANDERSDutch
Patronymic from Lander.
LANDETXOBasque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Mungia.
LANDIBARBasque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the Navarrese municipality of Urdazubi.
LANDINSwedish
A combination of Swedish land "land" and the common surname suffix -in, derived from Latin -inus, -inius "descendant of"
LANDISGerman, German (Swiss)
German and Swiss German nickname for a highwayman or for someone who lays waste to the land, from Middle High German landoese.
LANDRYFrench, English
From the Germanic personal name Landric, a compound of land "land" and ric "powerful, ruler".
LANEYEnglish, Irish
Possibly from the given name Laney or the Irish surname McElhinney.
LANEZOSpanish
Means "Lanezo's street" from Basque abas "Lanezo" and kale "street".
LANGARIKABasque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Iruraitz-Gauna.
LANGELANDNorwegian
Derived from the elements lang meaning "long" and land meaning "land" or "farmstead".
LANGFIELDEnglish
Combination of Old English lang meaning "long" and feld meaning "stretch of open country". It could serve either as a topographic surname or a habitational surname for someone from one of the many locations named "Langfield" (ex... [more]
LANGFORDLiterature, English
An English habitational name from any of the numerous places named in Old English as ‘long ford’, from lang, long ‘long’ + ford ‘ford’, except for Langford in Nottinghamshire, which is named with an Old English personal name Landa or possibly land, here used in a specific sense such as ‘boundary’ or ‘district’, with the same second element.
LANGHORNEnglish, Danish, Dutch
Northern English: probably a habitational name from a minor place in Soulby, Cumbria, called Longthorn, from Old English lang ‘long’ + horn ‘projecting headland’, or a topographic name with the same meaning.... [more]
LANGKOUSLiterature
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Långstrump
LANGSTONEnglish
Means "long stone"; derived from Old English lang meaning "long" and stan meaning "stone". It can also be used as a given name.
LANGSTRØMPELiterature
Danish and Norwegian form of Långstrump
LÅNGSTRUMPLiterature
Last name of Pippi Långstrump, the original Swedish name for Pippi Longstocking, a character invented by Astrid Lindgren. Pippi's name was allegedly made up by Lindgren's daughter Karin. It's a combination of Swedish lång "long" and strumpa "sock".
LANGWIESNERGerman
Derived from location means 'Long field'
LANKALithuanian, Latvian
Probably a shortened form of Lithuanian Lankauskas.
LANSDOWNEFrench, English
The first marquis lansdowne, land owners for there lords and farmers also know as tenants.
LANSINGDutch
Patronymic from Lans, Germanic Lanzo, a Dutch cognate of Lance.
LANSINGEnglish
Derived from the name of Lancing, a place in West Sussex, which was composed of the Old English personal name Wlanc and -ingas meaning "family of" or "followers of".
LÁNSKÁCzech, Slovak
She comes from Lány.
LÁNSKÝCzech
He comes from Lány.
LÄNTSEstonian
Länts is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "lant", meaning "drail".
LANTZGerman
Habitational name from places called Lanz or derived from the given name Lanzo.
LANTZSwedish
Swedish soldier name meaning "lance". ... [more]
LANTZIEGOBasque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality.
LANUZAAragonese
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Sallén de Galligo.
LAOSEstonian
Laos is an Estonian surname meaning "in-store".
LAPALatvian
Meaning "leaf".
LAPINFrench
Means "Rabbit" in French.
LAPIŅŠLatvian
Derived from lapa meaning "leaf".
LAPLANDEREnglish
A surname referring to someone who had immigrated from Lapland, northern Scandinavia.
LAPORTEFrench
Topographic name for someone who lived near the gates of a fortified town (and often was in charge of them; thus in part a metonymic occupational name), from Old French porte "gateway", "entrance" (from Latin porta, "door", "entrance"), with the definite article la... [more]
LAPPGerman
From Middle High German lap(pe) ‘cloth’, ‘patch’, ‘rag’; a metonymic occupational name for a mender of clothes or shoes, or a nickname for a simple-minded person.... [more]
LAPSLEYScottish, English, Medieval English
Combination of Old English læppa ”end of a parish” and leah ”woodland clearing”. Another meaning could be possible.
LARAMIEEnglish
From the French la ramée "the small wood, the arbour".
LARCELLAItalian
Variation of Lauricella, from a pet form of Laura.
LARDIZABALBasque
This indicates familial origin within Lardizabal Palace, a mansion in Segura, Comarca of Goierri.
LARINSON?
Means "son of LARIN".
LARIVIÈREFrench (Modern)
From the region of Bourgoigne, in France, meaning 'the river'. The name is likely a topographic reference to the physical location, likely a river in this case.
LARKEYAmerican (Modern, Rare, ?)
It is my grandmother's maiden name
LAROSAItalian
Means "rose" in italian.
LAROSEItalian
Topographic name for someone who lived at a place where wild roses grew; or a habitational name from a town house bearing the sign of a rose. It may also have been a nickname for a man with a ‘rosy’ complexion, as well as a nickname of a soldier... [more]
LARRAGABasque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Navarrese municipality.
LARRAINBasque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the Navarrese municipality of Adios.
LARRALDEBasque
This indicates familial origin within any of several eponymous localities in the former French province of Lapurdi.
LARRAMENDIBasque
It literally means "mountain grassland".
LARRAÑAGABasque
This indicates familial origin within the vicinity of the eponymous farmhouse in the municipality of Azpeitia.
LARRAZABALBasque, Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Arteaga, Comarca of Arratia-Nerbioi.
LARRIONBasque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the Navarrese municipality of Allin.
LARSDATTERNorwegian, Danish
Strictly feminine patronymic for Lars.
LARTEREnglish
From the old Teutonic word 'lahtro' which is to do with a place that animals bear their young. This was modifed in several dialects to be 'lahtre', 'lattr', 'lauchter' and 'lawchter'. ... [more]
LASALLEFrench
1. French: local name or occupational name for someone who lived or worked at a manor house, from Old French sal(e) ‘hall’ (modern French salle; see also Sale), with the definite article la. ... [more]
LASCELLESFrench
French location name from Lacelle in Orne, northern France and referring to "small rooms or cells inhabited by monks".
LASEKPolish
small woods
LASICHANHUnknown
Lasichanh is the surname of Pharrell Williams wife Helen Lasichanh.
LASIEWICKIPolish
I don't know meaning history.Please tell me the meaning and history of my name
ŁASKAPolish
From a homonym meaning "weasel." Actual surname means "favour, grace." A famous bearer is Polish singer Katarzyna Łaska (1979-present) professionally known as Kasia Łaska.
LASKARISGreek
From ancient and medieval Greek laskaris, a kind of soldier, from Persian laeshkaer "army". This is the same word as Urdu lascar "sailor" and Arabic el-askari "the army", "the troops".
LASKIPolish, Hungarian, Jewish
Polish (Laski) and Jewish (from Poland): habitational name from Lasko (now Lask) in Sieradz voivodeship, named with laz, lazy ‘clearing in a forest’. ... [more]
LASKURAINBasque
It literally means "creek of abundant water".
LASSEstonian
Lass is an Estonian surname, a corruption of "laas", meaning "woodland".
LASSENDanish
Variant of Larsen.
LÄTEEstonian
Läte is an Estonian surname meaning "fountain" or "wellspring".
LATHAMEnglish (British)
Habitational name from any of the places in England named with the Old Norse word hlaða meaning "barn".
LATHEEFIndian (Muslim), Dhivehi
From a Dhivehi and South Indian form of the given name Latif.
LATIMEREnglish
English occupational name for a Latinist, a clerk who wrote documents in Latin, from Anglo-Norman French latinier, latim(m)ier. Latin was more or less the universal language of official documents in the Middle Ages, displaced only gradually by the vernacular—in England, by Anglo-Norman French at first, and eventually by English.
LATINAItalian
From a feminine form of Latino.
LATINOItalian
From the medieval personal name Latino, originally an ethnic name for someone of Latin as opposed to Germanic, Byzantine or Slavic descent.
LATOSZYŃSKIPolish
This indicates familial origin within the Lesser Polish village of Latoszyn.
LÄTTEstonian
Lätt is an Estonian surname, probably derived from "Läti", meaning "Latvia", or "läte" meaning "spring" and "fountain".
LATTANZIOItalian
My great-great grandmother's name was Patrizia Maria Lattanzio. After she passed and my Great-grandmother sent my grandmother to America, the officials mis-spelled her name on her documents and the last name was shortened to Lattanzi... [more]
LÄTTEMÄEEstonian
Lättemäe is an Estonian surname derived from "läte" meaning "spring" or "fountain" and "mäe" meaning "hill" and "mountain"; "spring mountain".
LAUEstonian
Lau is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "lauk" meaning "table" or "desk" or "laul" meaning "song".
LAUDERScottish, Northern Irish
From a village in Berwickshire in the Scottish Borders. It derives from the Celtic Lauuedder, probably indicating a rapidly flowing river, cognate with Modern Welsh llifer meaning 'to gush'.
LÄUFERGerman, Jewish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Lauf, also an occupational name for a messenger or a nickname for a fast runner, from an agent derivative of Middle High German loufen, German laufen ‘to run’.
LAUGHTONEnglish
Habitational name from any of the numerous places in England so called. Most of them, as for example those in Leicestershire, Lincolnshire (near Gainsborough), Sussex, and West Yorkshire, are named with Old English leac ‘leek’ + tun ‘enclosure’... [more]
LAUKEstonian
Lauk is an Estonian surname meaning both "leek" and "coot" (Fulica).
LAULEstonian
Laul is an Estonian surname meaning "song".
LAUMANNGerman
Meaning unknown.
LAUREstonian
Laur is an Estonian surname, a shortened for of "Lauri"; a masculine given name.
LAURENCEEnglish, French
From the given name Laurence.
LAURIEstonian
Lauri is an Estonian surname (and given name); from the masculine given name "Lauri", a shortened form of "Laurits".
LAURICELLAItalian
From the pet form of Laura.
LAURIDSENDanish
Means "son of LAURIDS".
LAURIMAAEstonian
Laurimaa is an Estonian surname meaning "Lauri's land" (Lauri is an Estonian masculine given name).
LAURSENGerman, Norwegian, Danish
Norwegian, Danish, and North German: patronymic from Laur, a short form of Lawrence.
LAUTERMILCHGerman (Modern)
Comes from German words Lauter, meaning 'pure', or 'nothing but', and Milch, meaning 'milk'. This could mean that the people who first used this name were farmers.
LAVALLEFrench
means "of the valley" in english.
LAVAYJewish
American variant of Levi.
LAVEAUFrench (Cajun)
A Cajun surname meaning "the calf".
LAVECCHIAItalian
Means "Old Lady"
LAVELLEIrish
Anglicized form Gaelic Ó Maol Fábhail meaning "descendent of MAOLFÁBHAIL".
LAVELLEFrench
From Old French val "valley".... [more]
LAVELYMedieval English
[Lavelly} May have been used my early English, in Medieval times. May have been used during the puritans. really little is know about the name by me.
LAVERDIÈREFrench
Habitational name from various places named La Verdière in France, or a variant of the name Leverdier (see VERDIER).
LAVERDUREFrench
From the French place name La Verdure meaning "greenness, greenery".