ETYMOLOGY: LITHUANIAN FIRST NAMES
(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
[POST 269] (2) Lithuanian; from Lithuanian word "giedra," compare to first name Giedrė.
(2) From Germanic, short form Gerta, Gerda; Lithuanianized variations - Gendrutė, olden times Gentruda, Gentruta; dialect Gentruda, Gentruta, Gendruda Eastern Auktaicčių (Vilnius), Gedrūda Western emaičių , Gertrūdė, Trūdė Western Lithuania [Maosios Lietuvos]; church Latin, Gertrudis from Germanic Gertrus, Gertrude: olden time German Auks^taičių ger "ietis" [spear] + trut "stipri" [strong] means spear [lance] of strength.
[POST 269] (2) Lithuanian; derivative from the Lithuanian word "giedra" -"viesi, sauleta, tyra" [ light, sunny, clear or pure] - serene, serenity
[POST34][REV 36] from Germanic, short form Geras; from the latinized Germanic Gerardus, which is from Germanic Gerhart: oldentimes (ancient) German Auktaičių ger "spear, lance" + hart "strong"
[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 (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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