Gender Feminine
Scripts Λυδία(Ancient Greek) Лѷдіа(Church Slavic)
Pronounced Pron. LID-ee-ə(English)

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



Icon depicting Saint LydiaIcon depicting Saint Lydia

People think this name is

classic   youthful   formal   upper class   natural   wholesome   delicate   refined   strange   complex   serious   nerdy  

Name Days

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


Entry updated May 29, 2020