Ancient Greek, Female, Greek mythology, L names, Mythology, Nickname names, Physical Attributes, Proto-Indo-European, Virtues/Attributes

Lidda

Lidda seems to be a variant form or a diminutive of Lydia, a Greek female name derived from the name of an ancient kingdom in Asia Minor, used to refer to someone who came from there. It was apparently named after a king, Lydus or Ludos, whose name might mean “beautiful one” or “noble one”. Another possible meaning is that… Continue reading Lidda

Female, Greek mythology, Mythology, Nature, P names, Proto-Indo-European, Virtues/Attributes

Phyllis

Phyllis is the name of a figure in Greek mythology, the daughter of a king of Thrace who was in love with a man named Demephon (or Acamas in some versions) who promised to return to her on a certain day. When he didn't, she killed herself and was transformed into an almond tree. The name means… Continue reading Phyllis