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What does Lyda mean?

Lyda Pronunciation of Lyda as a name for girls is a Latin, Greek and Slavic name, and the name Lyda means "small winged one; loved by the people; from Lydia". Lyda is an alternate form of Alida (Latin): also variant spelling of Alda. Lyda is also a variation of Leda (Greek). Lyda is also used as a derivative of Lida (Slavic), and a derivative of Lydia (Greek).


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, small (little)


VARIANTS Lydie, Lydah, Lidie, Lidia, Lidah, Leyda, Leida, Ledah

RELATIONS VIA ALIDA, LEDA, LIDA, LYDIA Alda, Aleda, Allda, Allyda, Alyda, Alydah, Dela, Dila, Elida, Leta, Lidija, Lita, Oleda



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How popular is Lyda?

Lyda is a very prominent first name for women (#1770 out of 4276, Top 41%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#13530 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Lyda entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its highest rank of #306 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list currently. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lyda name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

Alda, Aleda, Alida, Dela, Elida, Leda, Leta, Lida, Lidia (#1673 IN 2018), Lidie, Lita, Lydia (#89) and Lydie are the popular varying forms of Lyda. Other forms, like Leyda, are uncommon. These forms of Lyda reached the top of their popularity during 1880-1889 (ADOPTION OF 0.4%) and have become much less popular since (ADOPTION 0.2%, 55.3% LESS), with forms such as Leta becoming less trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lyda, Alda, Aleda, Alida, Dela in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elida, Leda, Leta, Lida, Lidia in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lidie, Lita, Lydia, Lydie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Lyda is pronounced similarly to Lada, Laday, Ladey, Lady, Laidy, Lauda, Leoda, Loida and Loyda. Other recommended sound-alike names are Ada, Adda, Aida, Arda, Auda, Ayda, Beda, Cynda, Dada, Doda, Eda, Edda, Elda, Fayda, Heda, Huda, Inda, Jada, Lana, Lara, Lata, Layla, Leia, Lenda, Leya, Leyna, Lia, Liba, Lisa, Liva, Liya, Liza, Lola, Lora, Lula, Lusa, Lyla, Lylah, Lyn, Lyna, Lynae, Lynda, Lynde, Lyndi, Lyndy, Lynn, Lyra, Lyria, Lys, Lysa, Lyse, Lyuba, Lyza, Mada, Mayda, Meda, Nada, Neda, Nyada, Reda, Sada, Sayda, Synda, Tada, Uda and Zada. These names tend to be less frequently used than Lyda.

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