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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Lyda

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Wiktionary

From Old Swedish lyþa, from Old Norse hlýða, from Proto-Germanic *hliuþijaną.

Notable Persons Named Lyda

Lyda D. Newman is an inventor and invention.

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Lyda was born on October 16th, 1892. Lyda is also known as Lyda Anna Mae Trueblood, Trueblood, and Lyda. She passed away on February 5th, 1958.

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Lyda was born in 1942.

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Lyda Roberti was an actress and singer. Lyda was born on May 20th, 1906 in Warsaw, Russian Empire. She breathed her last breath on March 12th, 1938.

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Lyda was born in Galveston.

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Lyda Borelli was an actor and actress. She was most active from 1913 to 1918. Lyda was born on March 22nd, 1884 in Genoa. She breathed her last breath on June 2nd, 1959.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Lyda

Jacob Lyda is a country music musician. He has had major accomplishments since 1995. Jacob was born on May 18th, 1975 in Stevenson, Alabama.

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Gene was born in 1947.

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Chuck was born on July 23rd, 1952 in San Diego. He left this life on June 12th, 2010.

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Gray was born on July 17th, 1954 in Dayton, Ohio. Gray is also known as Lyda and Grady. He passed away on December 14th, 2015.

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How popular is the baby name Lyda in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 32 32 0
1881 43 43 0
1882 38 38 0
1883 33 33 0
1884 39 39 0
1885 49 49 0
1886 35 35 0
1887 36 36 0
1888 51 51 0
1889 69 69 0
1890 56 56 0
1891 59 59 0
1892 46 46 0
1893 54 54 0
1894 52 52 0
1895 57 57 0
1896 59 59 0
1897 53 53 0
1898 76 76 0
1899 56 56 0
1900 44 44 0
1901 57 57 0
1902 58 58 0
1903 41 41 0
1904 57 57 0
1905 47 47 0
1906 53 53 0
1907 46 46 0
1908 46 46 0
1909 39 39 0
1910 55 55 0
1911 57 57 0
1912 73 73 0
1913 61 61 0
1914 102 102 0
1915 89 89 0
1916 145 145 0
1917 109 109 0
1918 110 110 0
1919 109 109 0
1920 96 96 0
1921 114 114 0
1922 79 79 0
1923 83 83 0
1924 99 94 5
1925 112 112 0
1926 75 75 0
1927 72 72 0
1928 61 61 0
1929 61 61 0
1930 65 65 0
1931 48 48 0
1932 52 52 0
1933 61 61 0
1934 41 41 0
1935 45 45 0
1936 65 65 0
1937 40 40 0
1938 43 43 0
1939 46 46 0
1940 46 46 0
1941 42 42 0
1942 52 52 0
1943 36 36 0
1944 29 29 0
1945 30 30 0
1946 46 46 0
1947 42 42 0
1948 31 31 0
1949 25 25 0
1950 27 27 0
1951 29 29 0
1952 31 31 0
1953 17 17 0
1954 23 23 0
1955 19 19 0
1956 22 22 0
1957 22 22 0
1958 12 12 0
1959 16 16 0
1960 25 25 0
1961 16 16 0
1962 17 17 0
1963 15 15 0
1964 18 18 0
1965 20 20 0
1966 10 10 0
1967 6 6 0
1968 13 13 0
1969 8 8 0
1970 7 7 0
1971 6 6 0
1972 7 7 0
1973 7 7 0
1974 7 7 0
1975 7 7 0
1976 5 5 0
1977 8 8 0
1978 8 8 0
1979 8 8 0
1980 8 8 0
1981 12 12 0
1982 8 8 0
1983 11 11 0
1984 9 9 0
1985 7 7 0
1986 11 11 0
1987 9 9 0
1988 7 7 0
1989 6 6 0
1990 7 7 0
1991 9 9 0
1992 12 12 0
1994 11 11 0
1995 7 7 0
1997 5 5 0
1998 11 11 0
1999 13 13 0
2000 8 8 0
2001 5 5 0
2002 6 6 0
2003 10 10 0
2004 10 10 0
2005 14 14 0
2006 6 6 0
2007 7 7 0
2008 11 11 0
2009 9 9 0
2010 5 5 0
2011 8 8 0
2012 14 14 0
2013 9 9 0
2014 10 10 0
2015 10 10 0
2016 17 17 0
2017 14 14 0

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Popularity of Lyda as a first name

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Popularity of Lyda as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Lyda U.S.
  White 87.86% 64.26%
  African American 4.47% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.93% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.57% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.85% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.31% 16.26%

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People with the last name Lyda are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Lyda

  • How Popular is the name Lyda? Lyda is the 3,839th most popular name of all time. As a last name Lyda was the 14,631st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Lyda have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,900 babies born with the first name Lyda in the United States. That's more than enough people named Lyda to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Lyda? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 32 new born babies.
  • When was Lyda first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Lyda is Wednesday, March 4th, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Lyda born? The highest recorded use of the first name Lyda was in 1916 with a total of 145 babies.
  • Random Lyda Factoid: According to the 1929 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Lyda is not a popular baby girl's name in Missouri. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Missouri have the same name as you in 1929.
  • Weird things about the name Lyda: Your name in reverse order is Adyl. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Layd. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Lyda? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,034 people with the last name Lyda.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Lyda? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Lyda as their last name since less than 1 person in 145k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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