Gender Feminine
Scripts Λυδία(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. /ˈlɪd.i.ə/(English) /ˈlyː.di̯a/(German)  [key·simplify]

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.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesLidziya(Belarusian) Lidiya(Bulgarian) Lídia(Catalan) Lidija(Croatian) Lýdie, Lydie(Czech) Liidia(Estonian) Lýdia(Faroese) Lyydia, Lyyti(Finnish) Lydie(French) Lidia(Georgian) Lídia, Lilla(Hungarian) Lidia(Italian) Lidija(Latvian) Lidija(Lithuanian) Lidija(Macedonian) Lidia, Lidka(Polish) Lídia(Portuguese) Lidia(Romanian) Lidiya, Lidochka(Russian) Lidija(Serbian) Lýdia(Slovak) Lidija(Slovene) Lidia(Spanish) Lidiya(Ukrainian)
Same SpellingLýdia
User SubmissionsLýdía, Lydía


People think this name is

classic   youthful   formal   upper class   natural   wholesome   delicate   refined   strange   serious  

Name Days

Austria: August 3
Estonia: May 23
Greece: May 20
Norway: December 13
Sweden: December 3


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Entry updated April 23, 2024