GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Λυδια (Ancient Greek), Лѷдіа (Church Slavic)
PRONOUNCED: LID-ee-ə (English), LUY-dee-ah (German, Finnish)   [key]
Meaning & History
Means "from Lydia" in Greek. Lydia was a region on the west coast of Asia Minor. 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.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Lyda (English), Lyydia (Finnish)
DIMINUTIVES: Liddy (English), Lyyti (Finnish)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Lidiya (Bulgarian), Lidija (Croatian), Lýdie (Czech), Lydie (French), Lidia (Italian), Lidija (Macedonian), Lidia, Lidka (Polish), Lídia (Portuguese), Lidia (Romanian), Lidiya, Lidochka (Russian), Lidija (Serbian), Lýdia (Slovak), Lidija (Slovene), Lidia (Spanish)
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