Given Name LIGEIA

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Λιγεια (Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Derived from Greek λιγυς (ligys) meaning "clear-voiced, shrill, whistling". This was the name of one of the Sirens in Greek legend. It was also used by Edgar Allan Poe in his story 'Ligeia' (1838).
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Lígia (Portuguese), Lygia (Portuguese (Brazilian))