Livia is a girl’s name of Latin origin, meaning “blue”. From Roman times, this was the female derivative of the family name Livius. Looking back to these days, the color blue, and thus the name Livia, evoke incredible symbolism. In history, ancients Romans spoke of two types of blue- one referring to the color of the sky, and the other to that of the sea. Caesis, the sky's blue, was attributed to gods, heroes, and celestial beings. Many women in the time wore makeup in shades of blue derived from azurite, a copper mineral. With much more to delve into in relation to the ancient cultural significance of the hue, baby Livia too can be inspired by times long passed.
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