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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 laughter, you spread wherever you go.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

D is for dream, your beacon ahead.

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

A is for activities, for you have many.

Your name in reverse order is "Aidyl". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Aildy". 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 1961 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Lydia" is not a popular baby girl's name in Wisconsin. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Wisconsin have the same name as you in 1961. Across the entire United States a total of 1,572 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 Mar 18, 2003

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 Philippines approximately on 1425. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.