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Gender Feminine
Scripts Λυδια(Ancient Greek) Лѷдіа(Church Slavic)
Pronounced Pron. LID-ee-ə(English)
LUY-dya(German)
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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.
VariantLyda(English)
DiminutiveLiddy(English)
Other Languages & CulturesLidiya(Bulgarian) Lídia(Catalan) Lidija(Croatian) Lýdie, Lydie(Czech) Lýdia(Faroese) Lyydia, Lyyti(Finnish) Lydie(French) Lídia, Lilla(Hungarian) Lidia(Italian) Lidija(Macedonian) Lidia, Lidka(Polish) Lídia(Portuguese) Lidia(Romanian) Lidiya, Lidochka(Russian) Lidija(Serbian) Lýdia(Slovak) Lidija(Slovene) Lidia(Spanish)
Same SpellingLýdia
User SubmissionsLýdía, Lydía

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