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pinWhat does Lydia mean?

Lydia /ly-dia/ as a girls' name is pronounced LED-ee-ah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Lydia is "from Lydia".

From Ludia. Place name: Lydia was an area of Asia known for its two rich kings, Midas and Croesus. Biblical: a Christian woman called a "seller of purple" and described as a woman of business, probably affluent. Cookbook author Lydie Marshall.


pinVariations

Lydia has 5 variants: Lidia, Lidie, Lidija, Lyda and Lydie.

Lydia has 1 masculine form: Lidio.

Kreatif forms: Ledia, Louidia. [more]

pinHow popular is Lydia?

Lydia is a very prominent first name for women (#243 out of 4276, Top 6%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#60083 out of 150436, Top 40%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the baby name popularity of Lydia for girls. Lydia reached its highest position of #79 in the U.S. in the 1880s, and is at #84 presently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lydia name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lydia outside U.S.

Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of Lydia and affiliated names. Popular related forms of Lydia (#84 2 years ago) are Lidia and Lyda. These forms of Lydia were favored during the years 1880-1889 (average #461) and are somewhat less conventional today (#694, 43.3%). Lydia has historically been popular among parents, and Lyda used to be popular. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lydia, Lidia, Lyda in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lydia outside U.S.


pinSimilar Names

Lydia is pronounced similarly to Lada, Leda, Leyda, Lida, Loyda and Lydah. Other recommended similar baby names are Latia, Lycia, Lygia, Lyria, Lyvia and Nydia. These names tend to be less frequently used than Lydia.

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