Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Lydia f. Ancient Greek Λυδία, the name of an Iron Age kingdom in Asia Minor.

The name of a New Testament character later honored as a saint. Wycliffite Bible (1395): Lydda.

England
Dutch
1589 Lydia AuFr Damme; 1592 Lydia ibid. Drincs; 1593 Lidia ibid. Coppens; 1595 Lidia ibid. Gheest
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Lydia". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Lydia.