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154k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Lydia

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: From Lydia, Greece
  • #457 All Time
  • #84 in 2014
Girls
Boys
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10k Lidia (Polish)

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
18803023020#77 girl name
18812992990#77 girl name
18823423420#76 girl name
18833783780#75 girl name
18843693690#80 girl name
18854044040#77 girl name
18863923920#87 girl name
18874484480#76 girl name
18884724720#85 girl name
18894964960#83 girl name
18905765760#78 girl name
18915075070#86 girl name
18925225220#93 girl name
18935985980#81 girl name
18946186180#85 girl name
18956566560#85 girl name
18965805800#91 girl name
18976426420#83 girl name
18986776770#88 girl name
18995665660#97 girl name
19006446440
19015075070
19025405355
19035025020
19045455450
19055185180
19064774770
19075125120
19084994990
19095035030
19105365360
19115685680
19127017010
19137597590
19148398390
19151,0861,0860
19161,1481,1480
19171,1801,1800
19181,1481,1480
19191,0591,0590
19201,1231,1185
19211,0511,0510
19221,0251,0250
19239669660
19249189135
19259549540
19268128120
19278828757
19288218165
19297507455
19306926875
19316466460
19326316310
19336666660
19346336330
193567966910
19366956887
19376966879
19386776770
19396866815
19407307255
194169268210
19428598545
19438728657
19448078070
19458558550
19468868860
19471,0481,0480
19481,2211,2210
19491,2421,2420
19501,1271,1270
19511,1501,1500
19521,3261,3260
19531,5621,5620
19541,5541,5540
19551,5871,5870
19561,5521,5475
19571,6251,6196
19581,5831,5776
19591,5661,5615
19601,6741,6686
19611,5721,5720
19621,4161,4115
19631,2961,2915
19641,1831,1830
19651,0871,0807
19669609555
19678798790
19688628620
19698108100
19709289235
19718458450
19727607537
19736776770
19747247240
19756766697
19767447440
19777647640
19787087035
19798088035
19808688635
19819389380
19821,0561,0515
19831,0271,0225
19841,2081,2008
19851,2131,2130
19861,1391,12613
19871,2161,20610
19881,1701,1700
19891,2631,2585
19901,4051,4050
19911,3781,3780
19921,4091,4090
19931,4201,4200
19941,5991,5990
19951,7511,7510
19961,7981,7980
19971,9301,9300
19982,0602,0600
19992,1682,1680
20002,3052,3050
20012,3532,3530
20022,4982,4980
20032,6262,6260
20042,6332,61716
20052,7752,7687
20062,6662,6615
20072,7642,7640
20082,8692,8690
20092,8182,8180
20102,8352,8296
20113,0813,0810#96 girl name
20123,1603,1600#95 girl name
20133,2463,2415#96 girl name
20143,6093,6090#84 girl name

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 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Lydia" ranks #77 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Iowa. Imagine that, 43 babies in Iowa have the same name as you in 2001. Across the entire United States a total of 2,353 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 love, your love of life!

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

D is for dream, your beacon ahead.

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

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 "Aidly". 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.

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 south east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Lydia

Linda Hunt

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

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Julie Meadows

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

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Lydia Rood

Lydia was born in 1957.

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Lydia Hearst-Shaw

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

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Past life for Lydia born Aug 12, 2010

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Yukon approximately on 1275. Your profession was preacher, publisher, and scribbler of ancient inscriptions.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!

Name poster for Lydia

Name poster for Lydia(click to save the high quality version)

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