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Lithuanian First Names
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ETYMOLOGY: LITHUANIAN FIRST NAMES

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  • Jadvyga[POST 346] (2) from Germanic, short form Jadvė, Vyga, from olden times Jadzė (from Polish); dialect Jadviga, Viga Southern Aukštaičių [Dzūkų], Gedvyga, Advė Western Lithuania(Mažosios Lietuvos), Gedvyga, Gedvisė, Gedvė, Gedė, Gedzė, Western Žemaičių, Jadvisė, Jadzė Eastern Aukštaičių , Jadvynė (Pakruojis); Church Latin Hedwigis from Germanic. Hedwig, Hadwig: olden time German Aukštaičių word hadu [contention] "kova" + wig "kova" [struggle, war]
  • Janė [POST 245] (2) Lithuanian, short form of Janina and Joana.
    If you go further you will find a relationiship to the Lithuanian male name Jonas. Jonas is the equivalent of the English John. [see Jonas]
  • Joana[POST 328] [2] from the Hebrew, short form Jonė, Janė from latinized Hebrew Joanna Johanna, which is from from the male name Johannes, see Jonas
  • Jokūbas [POST 150] (2) from the Hebrew, short form Jokas,Jakas; dialect Jakubas Eastern Aukštaičių, Jokūbas, Kūbas, Kūbus Mažosios Lietuvos [Western Lithuania], Jokūpas, Jope Western Žemaičių,: from the Latinized Hebrew Jacobus , which is from the Hebrew Ja'akob - "(jis) seka paskui Jahvę" [he follows after God]
  • Jonas [POST 62 (2) from Hebrew, variation Jonis [Žemaičių]; dialect Jasius Northern Žemaičių, Southern Žemaičių (from Polish Jas), Ansas, Anskys,, Enskys Western Lithuanian [Mažosios Lietuvos] ( from German Hans, Hanschen); from Latinized Hebrew Joannes, Johannes from Hebrew Johanan - " heard by God [Jahve išklausė] [Jahvė maloningas]
  • Juozapas [POST 183] (1) from Hebrew, short form Juozas; dialect Juozus Southern Aukštaičių [Dzūkų], Juozapas, Juzas, Juza Eastern Aukštaičių, Juzapas, Juzapis, Juzepis Žemaičių, Juzis Western Auksštaičių(Kėdainai),Juzia,Juzė ŽemaičIų from the Latinized Hebrew Josephus, Joseph from the Hebrew Jehoaseph, Joseph - "(God) Jehova teprideda [adds] (still another son beside the one just born); Jehova prides [will add]"
  • Juozas. [POST 62] (2) Lithuanian shortened from Juozapas and Juozapotas
  • Jurgita [POST 43] short form Jurga, Lithuanian derivative from male Jurgis, Made accoring to Italian Giorgitta
  • Justa [POST 182] (2) [f] from Latin,; from Latin Justa: Latin word justa "teisinga" [just]
  • Justas [POST 182] (2) [m] - 1. from Latin; from the Latin Justus: Latin word justus "teisingas" [just]: 2. Lithuanian shortened from Justinas
  • Justė [POST 182] (2) (f)- Lithuania shortened from Justina
  • Justina [POST 182] (2) (f) From Latin, short form Justė dialect Justyna Western Lithuania [Mažosios Lietuvos]; from the Latin Justina, which is from the male name Justinius, see Justinas
  • Justinas [POST 182] (2), from latin, short form Justas; dialect Justinas Western Lithuania [Mažosios Lietuvos], Justynas, Justis, Žemaičių, Juščius Western Aukštaičių, Jusius Eastern Aukštaičių from Latin Justinus, which has a suffix -inus a derivative from Justus, see Justas

    * 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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