What does Lydia mean?

Definitions for Lydia
ˈlɪd i əly·di·a

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Lydianoun

    an ancient region on the coast of western Asia Minor; a powerful kingdom until conquered by the Persians in 546 BC

Wiktionary

  1. Lydianoun

    A historic region of SW Asia Minor.

  2. Lydianoun

    A woman converted by Paul; presumably named for ancestry or residence in Lydia.

  3. Lydianoun

    of biblical origin.

  4. Etymology: Λυδία, said to be named for a king Λυδός (Lydus).

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  1. Lydia

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  1. lydia

    Lydia is a personal name of Greek origin meaning "from Lydia," which was an ancient region, today situated in modern-day western Turkey. Furthermore, in the Bible, Lydia was a successful business woman and one of the first converts to Christianity in Europe. As such, Lydia is commonly used as a female first name in English-speaking and other Western countries.

Wikidata

  1. Lydia

    Lydia was an Iron Age kingdom of western Asia Minor located generally east of ancient Ionia in the modern Turkish provinces of Uşak, Manisa and inland İzmir. Its population spoke an Anatolian language known as Lydian. At its greatest extent, the Kingdom of Lydia covered all of western Anatolia. Lydia was a satrapy of the Achaemenid Persian Empire, with Sardis as its capital. Tabalus, appointed by Cyrus the Great, was the first satrap.. Lydia was later the name of a Roman province. Coins are said to have been invented in Lydia around the 7th century BC.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Lydia

    a country of Asia Minor; seat of an early civilisation, and a centre of influences which affected both the religion and culture of Greece; was noted for its music and purple dyes.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. LYDIA

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Lydia is ranked #60636 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Lydia surname appeared 332 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Lydia.

    50.6% or 168 total occurrences were Black.
    37.6% or 125 total occurrences were White.
    8.1% or 27 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.8% or 6 total occurrences were Asian.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Lydia in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Lydia in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Lydia in a Sentence

  1. Canadian Brooke Henderson:

    I think I’m ready, yeah, 17 is young. As you’ve seen with Lydia Ko and Lexi Thompson and even Jessica Korda, there are a lot of great names that have been able to do it. I’m hoping that I’m one of them.

  2. Leopoldo Maldonado:

    Lydia is very excited, but conscious that the risk increases.

  3. Lydia Maria Child:

    Every human being has... an attendant spirit.... If it does not always tell us what to do, it always cautions us what not to do. — Lydia Maria Child

  4. Joe Montemurro:

    Caitlin Foord at Arsenal said in a media session before Arsenals recent 2-1 loss to Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League. European football, with the level its at, and the English league obviously making strides as well, I think that was very attractive to us. Arsenal manager Joe Montemurro, Joe Montemurro an Aussie, has added more Matildas in defender Steph Catley and goalkeeper Lydia Williams. Theyre obviously here because they want these challenges.

  5. Lydia Ko:

    I'm tired. A little bit jet-lagged because of the long flight but I've been trying to pace Lydia Ko, go nine holes and do the least amount of practice, i think just this week, the heat is definitely going to get to me, so I'm just going to try and cool down.

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