Whether it’s your first or fourth, expecting a baby is a busy and exciting time.
You have so many things to think about, like nursery themes and diaper brands. But, the biggest decision is undoubtedly what to name your baby.
People assume many things about a person based on name alone, believe it or not! Plus, your daughter’s name factors highly into what she’ll think about herself.
So it’s a no-brainer that people spend hours and hours scouring Google for the perfect baby names.
But, if you spend all your time searching for an excellent first name, you might run out of steam before you find a great middle name.
That’s why I’ve been putting together my How To Pick A Middle Name series. So with a quick glance, you can find the perfect middle name for your daughter!
Without any further ado, here are the best middle names for a girl named Lydia.
I’ve compiled these from baby name databases, parent discussion forums, and other sources then whittled them down to the ones I personally think sound the best.
Hope it helps!
Middle name ideas for a girl named Lydia
Let’s explore the list!
Remember, most of these ideas come from real parents of real Lydias — many of whom were kind enough to share the names they chose for their daughters or at least their runners-up. I’ve even thrown in a few ideas of my own.
My favorite middle names for Lydia are Lydia Morgan and Lydia Parker.
I like how these gender-neutral names go so well together with the name Lydia. There are so many choices, though, so you should pick the ones that sound the best to you!
Meaning of the name Lydia
According to BabyCenter, Lydia is a word of Greek origin, meaning “beauty.”
Lydia was a place located in Asia Minor, known for inventing coinage. The inhabitants also supposedly had excellent musical abilities and enjoyed great wealth.
However, as a name, Lydia didn’t start to gain traction until the 18th century.
Lydia is number 102 on the popularity list for girl names for 2021. It has moved up about 3 spaces since 2020.
Some famous people with the name Lydia are American model and actress Lydia Marie Hearst and actress Lydia Cornell.
Didn’t find “the one” on the list above? Here’s what you can do:
Browse some discussion forums for parents like Babycenter and Nameberry. Use the search function to find threads about ‘middle names for Lydia’ and you’ll find tons of ideas! You can even start a new thread to kickoff a fresh brainstorm.
Next, why not consider some other popular girl names like: Kate, Callie, or Emilia?
Finally, it’s never too early to start thinking about daycare for your little ones. These guides might help:
- The best daycares and preschools explained
- Are daycares open on weekends?
- Do daycares have cameras?
- When are daycares open and closed?
Hope this helps!