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ETYMOLOGY: LITHUANIAN FIRST NAMES

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  • * Laima, Laime [POST 324] (1) from Lithuanian; from ancient Lithuanian - begining. The name of the goddess of birth and fortune [luck].
  • Leokadija [POST 90] (1)from Greek, short form Leva, Kadė dialect Liaukadija, Liaukadė, Liokadė Eastern Aukštaicčių fron the Latinized Greek Leocadia - hails [comes] from Leukades (an island town in the Ionic Sea.
  • Leonas [POST 160] (1) From Latin, short form Levas; dialect Leonas Southern Aukštačių [Dzūkų], Levonas, Levanas Eastern Aukštaičių, Levonas, Levis, Northern Žemaičių, Lionius Southern Aukštaičių [Dzūkų]; from Latin Leo (genitive case Leonis): Latin leo, "liutas" [lion]
  • Liokadija [POST 90] may be a derivative of Eastern Aukštaičių dialect. See Leokadija
  • Liuda [POST 90] (2) Lithuania short form from Liudvika.
  • Liudvika [POST 90] (1)from German, short form Liuda, Liudvė dialect Liudvisa, Liuda Southern Aukštaičių [dzūkų], Liudvisė, Lidvisė, Liusė Eastern Aukštaičių, Liudvysė, Liudė Southern Žemaičių [north western Dūnininkų]; Lithuanian Liudvika obtained from Polish Ludwika [Church Latin Ludovica] from German Ludwiga, which is from the male name Ludwig, see Liudvikas
  • Liudvikas [POST 90] (1)from German, short form Liudas, Liudvis; dialect Liudas Southern Auk҂taičių [Dzūkų], Liudžius, Liudkus Western Lithuania [Mažosios Lietuvos] ; Lithuanian Liudvikas obtained from Polish Ludwik (Church Latin Ludovicus) from the German Ludwig, which is from olden times German Hlodwig: from olden time German Aukštaičių hlut " garsus, žymus" + wig "kova" famous, well known, + struggle.

    * 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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