Dog Names Starting With L

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Dog Names Starting With L

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All Dog Names Starting With L

  • La
  • Wise and intelligent.
  • fury
  • type genus of the Lacertidae
  • A curious detective from the police show cagney and lacey
  • "Gift from God"
  • From The Land Of Lakes
  • Shaggy; laughter
  • An interval, gap, or pause.
  • Lacy
  • Lad
    a male child (a familiar term of address to a boy)
  • Leader, strong, determined, brave.
  • Attendant
  • girl
  • catcher
  • The Lady
  • a woman of refinement
  • Explorer of adventure.
  • small round bright-colored and spotted beetle that usually feeds on aphids and other insect pests
  • hurricane
  • From The Land Of The Beech Tree
  • a body of water cut off from a larger body by a reef of sand or coral
  • Space dog explorer.
  • Future
  • From The Lake
  • Spartan
  • Tulip
  • love
  • well-spoken
  • handsome
  • Rich Guardian
  • long
  • Bright Land
  • From The Mountain
  • Light
  • Land
  • Servant
  • "Gift of God"
  • Famous Land
  • From The Long Hill
  • Popular recliner brand.
  • From The Lane
  • "From the long ford"
  • From The Tall Man's Town
  • a portable computer small enough to use in your lap
  • spring
  • Cheerful
  • "Protected by God"
  • A playful excursion, frolic or adventure.
  • Man from Laurentum
  • To dash or fling violently.
  • Young Girl, Maiden
  • Gift of God.
  • Slavic diminutive form.
  • strong espresso coffee with a topping of frothed steamed milk
  • Laurel
  • The bright, shining one
  • little laurel tree
  • A Purple Flowering Plant
  • Woman Of Rome
  • Laurel
  • Lax
  • Night, Black
  • Dweller By The Road
  • God Has Helped
  • Lazy and indolent.
  • look through a book or other written material
  • Weary
  • loyal
  • Faithful
  • lacking excess flesh
  • Lion Man
  • Keeper of Calves
  • Happy
  • Lee
  • a follower who hangs around a host (without benefit to the host) in hope of gain or advantage
  • Sport, Play
  • Gift of God/Love.
  • Nickname For Left-handed
  • (trademark) a child's plastic construction set for making mechanical models
  • Lei
  • From star wars.
  • Heir
  • Protector of peace.
  • Oath To God
  • Little brother
  • Meadowland
  • Of Unknown Meaning
  • Yellow, citrus fruit
  • the basic unit of money in Honduras; equal to 100 centavos
  • Devoted To God
  • The wrathful or mischievous dead
  • The bright one
  • As strong and brave as a lion.
  • Dear One
  • From Levenach, Scotland
  • Brave As A Lion
  • Leo
    The nemean lion in Greek mythology
  • Brave as a lion
  • Brave as a lioness
  • Brave As A Lion
  • After Leonardo daVinci.
  • Lion-like
  • Light
  • Bold leader
  • people-bold
  • Light
  • red head
  • King
  • Holly garden
  • Garden of holly
  • Taken from the English name 'Lassie.
  • From Leicester, England
  • Short for Leticia; meaning happy.
  • happiness
  • Lovely, gentle, kind.
  • white
  • Joined In Harmony
  • monstrous sea creature symbolizing evil in the Old Testament
  • Famed Warrior
  • Lex
    Defender of men in greek.
  • Diminutive Form Of Alexander Or Alexis
  • Created Name
  • Defending men
  • Lia
  • Strong willed
  • Dainty and delicate
  • Brilliant
  • God Is My Oath
  • The god of freedom, viticulture and fertility
  • The goddess of freedom, viticulture and fertility
  • Freedom
  • free
  • The Scales, Equality
  • deep-rooted coarse-textured plant native to the Mediterranean region having blue flowers and pinnately compound leaves; widely cultivated in Europe for its long thick sweet roots
  • love
  • Favorite
  • God is my oath
  • abrupt electric discharge from cloud to cloud or from cloud to earth accompanied by the emission of light
  • protected by Buddha
  • Lilac Tree
  • Bluish Purple Color Or Flower.
  • Lilac Tree
  • "Bright, shining beauty"
  • Beautiful, graceful, lovely.
  • Lovely, beautiful, joy.
  • Small, little
  • Lily
  • Lily Flower
  • Beautiful flower bell.
  • Beautiful lily
  • Generous One
  • A buoyant motion.
  • Lily Flower
  • Capital city of Peru; to farm.
  • Black slug.
  • Protector of the people.
  • Lin
    Beautiful jade
  • Americanized spelling of Dutch Linckx, a nickname meaning clumsy.
  • Lake settlement, lake colony
  • Pretty One
  • Made From Linwood Or Lime-wood
  • From The Lake Settlement Island
  • Compassionate
  • Loves to linger.
  • Ridge
  • Flower
  • Flax
  • The leading operating system on servers.
  • Little Lion
  • Tea brand company.
  • Lisa Simpson, the smart Simpson.
  • Pure
  • capital and largest city and economic and cultural center of Portugal; a major port in western Portugal on Tagus River where it broadens and empties into the Atlantic
  • God Is My Oath
  • Small, little
  • The lightest known metal.
  • Small Man
  • Small, cuddly animal.
  • Small Robin Hood figure.
  • "Light of God's grace"
  • Full Of Life, Energy
  • God Is My Oath
  • Diminutive Of The Name Elizabeth
  • Leader
  • Lo
    Lovely and optimistic.
  • Lazy individual.
  • Wolf
  • an acute and serious infection of the central nervous system caused by bacterial infection of open wounds; spasms of the jaw and laryngeal muscles may occur during the late stages
  • informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
  • Little Hollow
  • Refers to superman's lois lane
  • Lok
  • The sneaky and trickster god in Norse mythology.
  • Sorrows
  • Cute, playful, doll-like.
  • Cute, playful girl.
  • Sorrows
  • To lay sprawled about.
  • Candy-coated treat.
  • ice cream or water ice on a small wooden stick
  • Cute candy dog.
  • Candy on a stick.
  • Funny, loving, person.
  • "Lover of Max"
  • From The Great River
  • Lonely Texas pride.
  • The greatness of a dragon
  • To hang loose.
  • To hang loose.
  • Little Wild One
  • a titled peer of the realm
  • laurel grove
  • alluring
  • Laurel
  • laurel wood
  • Laurel
  • Fox
  • From Lorraine, France
  • loud warrior
  • little woman
  • Free
  • From homer's the oddysey
  • Lou
    Famed Warrior
  • Famous Warrior
  • The name of so many french kings
  • Famous Warrior
  • Famous Warrior
  • Lazy manner.
  • Does nothing but lounge.
  • Affectionate nickname for loved one.
  • Loved One
  • Famous battle
  • Graceful battle maiden in German.
  • Cheerful and happy
  • Luc
  • Person From Lucania, Italy
  • From Lucania, Italy; bright, shining
  • Light, Star
  • Nickname from Middle Low German lucht meaning clumsy.
  • Light
  • light
  • light
  • bringer of light
  • Light
  • Light
  • Light
  • Light of the moon.
  • Fortunate
  • Good luck charm.
  • wealthy
  • Light
  • Cute, loving, girl.
  • Funny, loving, lively.
  • famous warrior
  • After Ludwig van Beethoven.
  • Combination Of Lou And Ella
  • Famous Warrior
  • Famous Warrior
  • Bringer of Light
  • Bringer of Light
  • Famous Warrior
  • Beautiful flower girl.
  • Dewy jasmine
  • Interval of inactivity.
  • Famous Warrior
  • To walk or move clumsily or heavily.
  • The divine embodiment of the moon in greek mythology
  • Sleep aid medication.
  • A she-wolf in roman mythology
  • From The River Of The Wolf
  • any plant of the genus Lupinus; bearing erect spikes of usually purplish-blue flowers
  • Italian for 'wolf
  • a constellation in the southern hemisphere near Centaurus
  • Nickname for a clumsy person.
  • a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually
  • Warrior
  • Lovely bug creature.
  • loyal
  • Luz
  • Wolf; one of Actaeon's hounds
  • From lydia
  • From The Island
  • little lion
  • Lyre
  • Words Of A Song
  • Meteor shower phenomenon.

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How popular are Dog Names Starting With L?

Dog Names Starting With L currently rank in 86th place out of all categories.

As of June 2024, dog names starting with l are trending down with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that they are less fashionable than they were at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation for this category, which suggests its popularity could be seasonal or based on cultural events.

Which are the cutest and most unique Dog Names Starting With L?

These dog names starting with l range from cute to badass, and from traditional to unique. Click each circle to see the name.

Lacy is among the cutest of these. If you prefer tougher, edgier dog names, the one considered the most badass is Lobo.

Lazaro scored high for its uniqueness, which would help your dog to stand out. But if you prefer more common, old-fashioned names, the more traditional option here is Lady.

How does interest compare across the United States for Dog Names Starting With L?

The map below compares each state by the number of people browsing Dog Names Starting With L.

The states that love dog names starting with l the most are Oklahoma, Montana and Massachusetts.

The least amount of interest in this category was registered in Wyoming, Delaware and Arkansas.

Which countries have the most love for Dog Names Starting With L?

Here's a world map showing the popularity in each country of dog names starting with l.

Who'd have thought?! Some of the countries you might not have thought about that LOVE dog names starting with l are Vanuatu, Somalia and St Vincent and Grenadines.

On the flip, PupNames data shows there's not much interest in Hong Kong, Switzerland and Ukraine.

Comments icon Comments (5)

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spychic (Virginia, United States)
awesome list - but for origins, add Hebrew to the list
February 14, 2023
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Luciana (Lima, Peru)
Me gusta mucho este nombre Lana.
December 14, 2022
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Luciana (Lima, Peru)
Me gusta mucho este nombre Lana.
December 14, 2022
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Luciana (Lima, Peru)
Me gusta mucho este nombre Lana.
December 14, 2022
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Luciana (Lima, Peru)
Me gusta mucho el nombre Lana.
December 14, 2022

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