Given Name LYUDMILA

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Людмила (Russian, Bulgarian), Лыѹдмила (Church Slavic)
PRONOUNCED: lyuwd-MYEE-lə (Russian)   [details]

Meaning & History

Russian and Bulgarian form of LUDMILA. This was the name of a character in Aleksandr Pushkin's poem 'Ruslan and Lyudmila' (1820).

Categories

literature, medieval
VARIANTS: Ludmila, Ludmilla (Russian), Ludmilla (Bulgarian)
MASCULINE FORM: Lyudmil (Bulgarian)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Ludmila, Lída (Czech), Ludmiła (Polish), Ljudmila (Slovene), Lyudmyla (Ukrainian)

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