Given Name LYDIA

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Λυδια (Ancient Greek), Лѷдіа (Church Slavic)
PRONOUNCED: LID-ee-ə (English), LUY-dya (German)   [details]

Meaning & History

Means "from Lydia" in Greek. Lydia was a region on the west coast of Asia Minor, said to be named for the legendary king LYDOS. In the New Testament this is the name of a woman converted to Christianity by Saint Paul. In the modern era the name has been in use since the Protestant Reformation.

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VARIANT: Lyda (English)
DIMINUTIVE: Liddy (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Lidiya (Bulgarian), Lídia (Catalan), Lidija (Croatian), Lýdie (Czech), Lýdia (Faroese), Lyydia, Lyyti (Finnish), Lydie (French), Lídia, Lilla (Hungarian), Lidia (Italian), Lidija (Macedonian), Lidia, Lidka (Polish), Lídia (Portuguese), Lidia (Romanian), Lidiya, Lidochka (Russian), Lidija (Serbian), Lýdia (Slovak), Lidija (Slovene), Lidia (Spanish)
SAME SPELLING: Lýdia
USER SUBMISSIONS: Lýdía, Lydía
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