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ETYMOLOGY: LITHUANIAN FIRST NAMES

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  • Gediminas [POST 305] (2) from Lithuanian, short form Gedas, Gedys; ged- (,,ilgetis" means longs for, yearn) + min- (min- ti means remember). One who longs to remember or one who yearns to remember
  • Geidra [POST 269] (2) Lithuanian; from Lithuanian word "giedra," compare to first name Giedrė. 
  • Gertrūda [POST 304] (2) From Germanic, short form Gerta, Gerda; Lithuanianized variations - Gendrutė, olden times Gentruda, Gentruta; dialect Gentruda, Gentruta, Gendruda Eastern Aukštaicčių (Vilnius), Gedrūda Western Žemaičių , Gertrūdė, Trūdė Western Lithuania [Mažosios Lietuvos]; church Latin, Gertrudis from Germanic Gertrus, Gertrude: olden time German Auks^taičių ger "ietis" [spear] + trut "stipri" [strong] means spear [lance] of strength. 
  • Giedrė [POST 269] (2) Lithuanian; derivative from the Lithuanian word "giedra" -"šviesi, sauleta, tyra" [ light, sunny, clear or pure] - serene, serenity
  • Gerardas [POST34][REV 36] from Germanic, short form Geras; from the latinized Germanic Gerardus, which is from Germanic Gerhart: oldentimes (ancient) German Aukštaičių ger "spear, lance" + hart "strong"
  • Gilanda [POST 19] Lithuanian, short form Gila; from the river Gilanda [Pagėgiai]
  • * Gintaras a [POST 302]  Gintaras (1) Is from Lithuanian; the Lithuanian word "gintaras" means amber. 
    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]
  • Gintatras b [POST 202] Gintatras (1) is from Lithuanian and Prussian, short form Gintas, Gintis; gin- (Lithuanian word ginti, gina "saugoti") and tar. [means drive (2), protect "preserve"] There is much more about this at the original post. 

    * 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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