Genadijs

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Latvian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First recorded as a given name of Latvians in 1923. From Russian Генна́дий ‎(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.