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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Girl. Ranked #457 most popular

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What does the name "Lydia" mean?

Lydia (Greek): From Lydia, Greece

The name "Lydia" is of Greek origin and it means "From Lydia, Greece". It's a name commonly given to girls.

L is for listen, one of your best traits.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

D is for dream, your beacon ahead.

I is for impress, for impress you will.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

Your name in reverse order is "Aidyl". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Iyadl". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Lydia" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Lydia? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 153,589 babies born with the name Lydia in the United States. That's more than enough Lydias to occupy the country of Cura with an estimated population of 149,679 (as of March 26, 2011). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 302 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Lydia" was in 2014 with a total of 3,609 babies. (That's a lot of baby Lydias)

According to the 1931 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Lydia" is not a popular baby girl's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 16 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1931. Across the entire United States a total of only 646 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Lydia popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Lydia in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the midwest? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Lydia

Linda Hunt

Linda Hunt is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1976 to present. Linda was born in 1945 as Lydia Susanna Hunter in Morristown, New Jersey, U.S.


Julie Meadows

Julie Meadows is an adult biography. Julie was born in 1974 as Lydia Lee in Texarkana, Texas, U.S.


Lydia Rood

Lydia was born in 1957.


Lydia Hearst-Shaw

Lydia Hearst-Shaw is a model. Lydia was born in 1984 as Lydia Marie Hearst-Shaw in Wilton, Connecticut.


Past life for Lydia born Nov 26, 1924

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Alaska approximately on 1350. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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