Genadijs

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Latvian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First recorded as a given name of Latvians in 1923. From Russian Геннадий (Gennádij), from Ancient Greek γεννάδας (gennádas, noble). Name of early saints venerated in the Eastern Orthodox Church. Cognate with the Latin and English historical name Gennadius.

Proper noun[edit]

Genadijs m

  1. A transliteration of the Russian male given name Геннадий (Gennadij).

References[edit]

  • Klāvs Siliņš: Latviešu personvārdu vārdnīca. Riga "Zinātne" 1990, ISBN 5-7966-0278-0
  • [1] Population Register of Latvia: Genadijs was the only given name of 2251 persons in Latvia on January 1st 2011, including Russian speakers.