Gender Feminine & Masculine
Pronounced Pron. LID-ee-ən (English), li-DEE-ən (English)
Other Forms FormsLidyan, Lidian, Lydiana, Lydianna
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Contributor Contrib.Lydian on 6/20/2009
Variant of Lydia, occasionally used in Scandinavia as a masculine form. In some cases it may be directly from the word which means "of ancient Lydia" (and also refers to "a mode of ancient Greek music, reputed to be light and effeminate").