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

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.