There’s something feminine and sweet about the letter L. Lily, Lillian, Layla, and Leah are all currently ranked in the Top 50 for girls. If you love the luring L sound you may consider one of these great names ending in the letter L.
A great alternative to the rapidly rising Cora, Coral was only used as a first name by 199 baby girls last year. Disney fans will also recognize Coral as the name of Nemo’s Mom in Finding Nemo.
People are really enjoying the vintage vibe of this color and plant name. Hazel currently ranks at Number 63, the highest it has ranked since the late 1920s.
A lovely tree name, Laurel is a great way to honor a Laura, Lauren, or even a Laurence. Laurel currently ranks at Number 772.
Beryl peaked in popularity in 1920, falling out of the Top 1,000 in the late 1950s. Last year this green gemstone name was only used by 9 little girls.
Originally a male name, Crystal peaked for girls in the early 1980s. Today Crystal is Number 550, right in the middle of the charts for popularity.
A pretty, sweet, one-syllable name, Jewel is a lovely and fresh way to honor someone with a name beginning in Ju- (Julia, Julian, Juliet, etc..) Jewel is currently Number 887.
The birthstone of October, Opal has a strong vintage vibe and hasn’t been in the Top 1,000 since 1960. Only 229 baby girls were named Opal last year. Could Opal be the next Ruby?
This little vintage name is making a comeback. Currently ranked at 628, Pearl jumped 331 spots in the last 5 years. Pearl is one of June’s birthstones.
Modern Family actress Ariel Winter is one of the bearers of this name. Ariel may also remind you of Disney’s The Little Mermaid. Disney’s Ariel gave this name a huge boost in the early 1990s. Today Ariel ranks at Number 137
Singer Avril Lavigne is probably the first person who comes to mind when you hear the name Avril. A French variation of April, Avril was only used by 129 little girls last year.
Bristol Palin, spokesperson and daughter of politician Sarah Palin, helped bring this name to the public eye. Bristol first entered the Top 1,000 in 2009 and currently ranks at Number 447.
Legendary actress Meryl Streep was born Mary Louise Streep. Olympic Ice dancer Meryl Davis also shares this iconic name. Meryl was only given to 50 girls last year.
You may recognize some of these names from your family tree:
Lovely International Choices
These names would be a great way to honor your heritage and are easily usable in the US:
A few more great Names to Consider
These lovely names all rank below 500 in popularity:
What are your favorite names ending in L?