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Origin

  • Greek

Meaning/history

  • From Lydia,
  • From Greece

Nicknames

  • Lydi,
  • Liddie,
  • Ly,
  • Lydie,
  • Monkey,
  • Lyd,
  • Lads

Interesting Lydias

  • First baptised woman (Ayios Lydia),
  • Lydia Hearst-Shaw, Vogue model

Unfortunate Lydias

  • Lydia Bennet in Pride and Prejudice

Lydia goes well with

Middle names/Siblings/Partners

  • Zara,
  • Beth,
  • Grace,
  • charles,
  • Harriet,
  • Ruth,
  • Eve,
  • Amber

When I hear Lydia
I think of...

  • bleh,
  • beautiful,
  • creativity,
  • sophistication,
  • intelligent,
  • stroppy,
  • drama queen,
  • calm,
  • feisty,
  • Lydia dustbin,
  • My beautiful daughter,
  • Norfolk,
  • Sister in law,
  • Snobs,
  • Four Weddings and A Funeral,
  • Cute,
  • cheeky,
  • Serene, calm, beautiful and quietly determined,
  • Dignified.,
  • Dark-haired, Elegant,
  • Snotty and egotistical,
  • A lovely, funny girl
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