LYUDMILA
GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Людмила (Russian, Bulgarian), Лыѹдмила (Church Slavic)
PRONOUNCED: lyood-MEE-lah (Russian)   [key]
Meaning & History
Russian and Bulgarian form of LUDMILA. This was the name of a character in Aleksandr Pushkin's poem 'Ruslan and Lyudmila' (1820).
Related Names
VARIANTS: Ludmila, Ludmilla (Russian), Ludmilla (Bulgarian)
MASCULINE FORM: Lyudmil (Bulgarian)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Ludmila, Lída (Czech), Ludmiła (Polish), Ljudmila (Slovene), Lyudmyla (Ukrainian)