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ETYMOLOGY: LITHUANIAN FIRST NAMES

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  • Balande [POST 246] (2) Lithuanian; from the male first name Balandis; see Balandis
  • Balandis [POST 246] (2) Lithuanian; from the olden time [ancient] first name Balandis: Lithuanian word balandis [April]
  • Barbora [POST 243] (2) from the Greek, short form Barbė, Barė dialect Barbė Southern. Aukštaičių, Barbė, Barba Eastern Aukštaičių, Bašė Western Žemaičių, Barbušė, Bušė Mažosios Lietuvos; from Latinized Greek Barbara: Greek word barbara "svetimšalė" [foreigner, foreign]
  • Baltramiejus [POST 338 ](2) from Aramaic, short form Baltrus, Baltras; dialect Baltrys, Baltris Western Žemaičių, Balta Eastern Aukštaičių, Bautrus Southern Aukštaičių (Dzūkų); through olden time Polish Bartlomeja fron the Latinized Greek Bartholomaeus, which is from the Aramaic Bar-Talmaj - "Tolmajo sunus" [son of Tolmaj]: Aramaic word bar "sunus" [son] and Talmaj Aramaic variation of the olden time Greek name Ptolemejas [Ptolemy]
  • Birutė [POST 10] Lithuanian, short form Birė from the male Birutis. SEE Birmantas,Bilmantas,Bertautas.
  • Bronė [POST 199] (2) -Lithuanian short form from Bronislova
  • Bronislova [POST 198] (1) from Slavic, olden time variation Bronislava (2), short form Bronė dialect Branislava, Branislova, Branė Eastern Aukštaučių, Brone Southern Žemaičių, Eastern Aukštaicčių, Bronia Southern Aukštaičių [Dzūkų]; Church Latin Bronislava from the Slavic Bronislava, which is from the male name Bronislav?, see Bronislovas
  • Bronislovas [POST 199] (1) From Slavic, olden times variation Bronislavas (1), short form Bronys, Bronius: dialect Branislavas, Branislovas, Branys,, Branius Eastern Aukštaičių, Bronius Southern Žemaičių Church Latin Bronislaus the Slavic Bronislav [Polish Bronislaw, Cech Branislav]; olden times Slavic words braniti "ginti, saugoti [defend, guard] + slava "šlove" [glory] Defend Glory
  • Bronius [POST 199] (2) Lithuanian short form from Bronislovas
  • Bronys [POST 199] (4) - Lithuanian short form from Bronislovas

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  • Cecilija [POST 156] (1) from Latin, short form Cecilė, Celė, Cilė dialect Cicilija, Cicilia, Cicilė Eastern Aukštaičių, Dzūkų, Žemaičių Cecė Northern Žemaičių from the Latin Caecilia, which is from the male first name Caecilius, see Cecilijus
  • Cecilijus [POST 156] (1) From Latin, short form Cecilius, Cilas; dialect Cecilis, Cilis Žemaičių from the Latin Caecilius: from the Latin word caecus "aklas" [blind] see the historical footnote at post 156

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  • Dalia [POST 197] (4) Lithuanian; from an old mythological name, Dalia "dievybė likimo dalytoja" [diety - destiny - dispenser]
  • Damijonas [POST 306](2) From Greek, short from Damas; from the Latinized Greek Damianus: Greek word damao ,,tramdyti" [to tame, to surpress].
  • Danguolė [POST 23] (2) Lithuanian, short form Dangė suffix -uolė derivative from Lithuanian dangus. [means heaven]
  • Danielė [POST 22] (2) from Hebrew, short form Dana,Danė Church Latin Daniela from Hebrew male Daniel "God is my judge"
  • Danutė [POST 22] Lithuanian, short form Dana, Danė, - Lithuanian suffix -utė derivative of the root Dan [similar to Lithuanian surname Dan-eika, place name Dan-eikiai, Prussian surname Dan-icke] or Lithuanian suffix -utė derivative from Danielė short form Dana, Danė, see Danielė
  • Darijus [POST 285] (1) From Iranian, short form Darius; from the Latinized Greek Darius which is from the Greek Dareios, and that is from Iranian [ancient Persian] Darayavahuš - "turtuolis, turtų valdytojas" [rich person, property owner]
  • Darius [POST 285] (2) 1. From Lithuanian; From the transatlantic pilot's surname Darius. 2. From Lithuanian; short form from first names beginning with Dar: see Darbutas, see Darkintas and others 3. from Lithuanian, is short form of Darijus.
  • Diana[POST 118] (2)from Latin, variation Dijana; from Latin Diana, which is from Roman Mythology name Diana [from *Diviana] goddess of the moon and the hunt: Latin diva "deivė" - goddess Asterisk * put in front of a name, shows, that this name has no verifiable historical source or not from a family name and not a name of a place it is a restored olden first name, but came into use not long ago [twentieth century]
  • Doma Domė [POST 332] (2) from Lithuanian short form from Domicelė
  • Domantas [POST 333]Lithuanian, short form Domas, Domys; do (:Lithuanian do-tas, do-vis "davimas" [giving]) + mant [see Darmantas]
  • Domantė [POST 333]Lithuanian, short form Domė from the male name Domantas
  • Domas [POST 192] (2) from Lithuanian short form from Dominykas, see Dominykas
  • Domicė[POST 332]---Lithuanian shortform from Domicelė
  • Domicelė [POST 332] Domicelė from Latin, Latinized, short form Domicė, Doma, Domė dialect Domė, Domcė Western Žemaičių, Damicelė, Damutė, Damulė Eastern Aukštaičių, Domicelia, Damė, Southern Aukštaičių (Džūkų); from Latin name Domicella, Domitilla; Latin word dom-mit-um (domo) "tramdyti" [ tame, suppress ]
  • Dominykas [POST 192] (2) From Latin, variation Domininkas (2) Lithuanianized short form Domas; dialect Dominas; Domas, Domis, Domė, Domis Žemaičių, Daminykas, Damas Eastern and Southern Aukštaičių from the Latinized Dominicus - "viešpaties" [of the Lord] or "gimes viešpaties dieną, tai yra sekmadienį" [born on the Lord's day, that is Sunday] - Latin (dies) dominicus [day of the Lord]
  • Dovidas [post 32] from Hebrew, short form Dovas; from the Hebrew David - "beloved" * Asterisk put in front of a name, shows, that this name has no verifiable historical source or not from a family name and not a name of a place it is a restored olden first name, but came into use not long ago [twentieth century]

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