Popularity:15684
Origin:Greek
Meaning:Seller of purple; From Lydia
Lydie is a girl’s name Grecophiles will love for its Greek origins. Lydie is a form of the ever elegant Lydia, a name that dates back to the ancient world. Bearing a variety of interpretations, Lydie means “the seller of purple” and “from Lydia,” an Iron Age kingdom that existed in the most western part of Asia. In the New Testament, Lydia of Thyatira sold purple dye and is regarded as the first convert to Christianity in Europe. Lydia has gracefully transcended through time and remains a favorite, making Lydie a trendy choice with a Hellenic flair.
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