VAIGAUDAS m Lithuanian
The first element of this name is either derived from the old Lithuanian verb vajoti
meaning "to chase, to pursue" or from the old Lithuanian noun vajys
meaning "messenger, courier". The second element is either derived from the Lithuanian verb gaudyti
meaning "to take" as well as "to catch, to hunt" or from the Lithuanian adjective gaudus
meaning "sonorous, resonant, ringing, loud, echoing".