Lija

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See also: lija, -lija, and lijā

Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First recorded as a given name of Latvians in early 20th century. From names like Elizabete, Jūlija, Lea, cognate with Italian Lia and Spanish Lía. Also explained as Latvian lija ‎(light rain) or lija ‎(hen harrier).

Proper noun[edit]

Lija f

  1. A female given name.

References[edit]

  • Klāvs Siliņš: Latviešu personvārdu vārdnīca. Riga "Zinātne" 1990, ISBN 5-7966-0278-0
  • [1] Population Register of Latvia: Lija was the only given name of 810 persons in Latvia on May 21st 2010.