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Lydia Meaning


What does Lydia mean?

The name Lydia is of Greek origin.

The meaning of Lydia is "from Lydia".

It is also of English origin, where its meaning is "of Lydia".

Lydia is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Ly-di-a.

The Given Name Lydia

Lydia is quite a memorable name and a welcome find.

Want to make this name more unique? Try spell it backwards.

Although often used, your simple little Lydia, is sure to make it all her own.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Lydia Bennet, and Lydia Chukovskaya.

Lydia Popularity

In the U.S. in 2017, it ranked 85 in baby name popularity for girls with 3,311 occurrences. It ranked 10,287 in baby name popularity for boys with 7 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 80 in baby name popularity for girls with 3,606 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

Want to see how Lydia sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Lydia Name Popularity Page.

Lydia Related Names

Variants of the name Lydia include Lyda.

The names Lida, Lide, Lidia, Lidiya, Lyydia are all forms of Lydia.

Lydia has the diminutive (nickname) Liddy.

Famous Lydias

  • Lydia ~ Biblical Character (Acts 16:14)
  • Lydia Bennet ~ Pride and Prejudice character
  • Lydia Chukovskaya ~ Writer
  • Lydia Languish ~ The Rivals character
  • Lydia Smallbury ~ Far From the Madding Crowd character

Lydia Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Lydia.

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Lydia Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Lydia in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Lydia.

Just for fun, see the name Lydia in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Lydia in Nautical Flags page.