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ETYMOLOGY: LITHUANIAN FIRST NAMES

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  • Zigmantas [POST 166] (1) from Germanic, short form Zigmas; dialect Zigmus Southern Aukštaičių [Dzūkų], Zigmis, Zigmė Zemaicčių from the Latinized Germanic Sigismundus from Gothic Sigismunth: Goth word sigis "pergale"[victory] + munth "apsauga [defender], saugotojas [protector] ( interpreted as victory defender, protector)
  • Zigmas [POST 166] (2) from Lithuanian, short form of Zigmantas [see Zigmantas] Go to the original message POST 166 for additional footnotes.
  • Zita [Post 313] Zita (2) from Phoenician; Church Latin Zita from German Sitta, which is the Latinized Phoenician Sidonia (see Sidona)short form.
  • Zofija [POST 121] (1) from Greek, short form Zosė dialect Zopija, Zapė Zemaičių from the Latinized Greek Sophia, see Sofija
  • Zosė [Post 121] (2) - Lithuanian short form from Zofija [see Zofija]
  • Zuzana [POST 121] (2)from Hebrew, short form, Zuzė, Zan; dialect Zuzana, Zuzanė, Zuzė,Zunė, Zanė, Uzanė, Uzė Zemaičiū from the latinized Hebrew Susanna from Hebrew Šošanna: Hebrew word šošanna "lelija" [water lily]

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  • Žana [POST 328][2] from the French name Jeanne, which is from Middle Ages Latin names Joanna, Johanna, see Joana
  • Žaneta [POST 328] [2] from the French, short form Žana; from French name Jean-ette, which has a suffix -ette [diminutive] derrivative from the name Jeanne, see Žana.
  • Živilė, Žyvilė [POST 275]  (2) From Lithuanian, short form Vilė from the male name Žyvilas; grew in popularity as a result of a Lithuanian story / tale Šatrijos Raganos - " Živilė."   Žy

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