Meaning:From Lydia; Seller of purple
This girl's name is of Greek origin and means "from Lydia," which was an area of Asia. It was known for its legendarily rich kings, Midas and Croesus. Set baby girl up for a life where she can be rich in the most important things, like love and support. Lydia is also a Biblical name, where she features as a "seller of purple," most likely a wealthy woman of business. You'll find Lydia in various places in literature, like as the troublemaking youngest Bennet daughter in Pride and Prejudice.
Learn how we keep our content accurate and up-to-date by reading our medical review and editorial process.
Not sure you have the perfect name? Search to add more baby names to your My Favorites list.