Congratulations!!! Babies are indeed a blessing to the family from Almighty! What better way to celebrate than giving him or her meaningful and beautiful names in Latvian? We think so too! Therefore, Ling app has bundled some names under it to ensure that your child will stand out from the crowd of peers.
Male Latvian names end with the first or second declension, which can be -s/-š or -is. A few male names Latvian, especially foreign names, can end with the indeclinable “o”. Latvian females given names have a fourth or fifth declension ending, which can be a ”a” or ”e”, respectively. When addressing children or expressing love, the abbreviated form of the name is used.
The Latvia Language
The Republic of Latvia is a European country located in the Baltic Sea region. Latvia is surrounded on four sides by Belarus, Estonia, Lithuania, and Russia. Latvia is a highly developed country with a high human development index and an advanced high-income economy.
According to history, Latvia was ruled by Russia, Poland, and Sweden. The country was founded in 1918 when it separated from the Russian Empire and then declared independence after the ending of the First World War. Ancient history tells the story of the native Barthes, who once traded with the Romans. Medieval history shows that the rule of German and Sweden over Latvia brought many cultural changes to this land. Latvia was again under Soviet rule and finally declared independence in 1991. Latvian is more closely related to Lithuanian.
What Is A Common Latvian Name?
The most common Latvian name for girls is Sofijia and the top three names that parents would choose their baby girls to be named after are Laura, Anastasija, and Sofija. On the other hand, boys are usually named Artjoms, Maksims, and Jānis which is the Latvian equivalent of John.
If you want to go to the specifics, we’ve got you covered. There are many instances where Latvian names almost sound the same as English too. But you will find many interesting names that you may have never even seen or heard before. Interested? Then keep on reading!
What Is The Most Common Latvian Boy Name?
Latvian surnames and Latvian names are both interesting and beautiful. Please check the list of popular Latvian baby names to understand which we have made for you and choose the best. Most of these Latvian names are used in the Latvian countries of Northern Europe.
Beautiful And Famous Masculine Names In Latvian
In Latvian culture, Latvian surnames and initial names as baby names play an important role. Here is a list of some of the most beautiful and popular names in Latvian for boys.
|No.||Given Name Meanings||Names In Latvian|
|2||Defender of men.||Aleksandrs|
|3||Helper of man||Aleksis|
|4||Latvian version of Armand, meaning soldier.||Armands|
|5||Follower/gift of Artemis. A variant of Artemus.||Artjoms|
|6||Latvian form of Artur, meaning strong as a bear.||Arturs|
|7||One who is blessed.||Bendiks|
|9||A variant of Emile. It means eager||Emils|
|10||The staff of the Geats or Goths or gods.||Gustavs|
|12||Latvian variant of Joseph. It means God will increase.||Jazeps|
|14||To destroy a peaceful world.||Kazimieras|
|15||Bearer of Christ||Kristaps|
|16||Christian, a disciple of Christ.||Kristers|
|17||Christian or follower of Christ||Krists|
|19||Latvian variant of Lawrence. It means laurel or bay.||Labrencis|
|20||The variant of Lawrence. It means from Laurentum.||Lauris|
|21||Latvian form of Leonard. It means lion.||Leonhards|
|22||Fame or war.||Ludis|
|23||Fame or war.||Ludvigs|
|25||Dedicated to Mars (the Roman god of war||Markuss|
|26||A ruler of peace, King of peace||Miervaldis|
|27||A form of Michael, meaning who is like God.||Mihails|
|28||A form of Michael, meaning who is like God.||Mikelis|
|29||A variant of the name ‘Megan’ that means ‘The Mighty’ or ‘The Great’.||Modris|
|30||A form of Nicholas, meaning people’s victory.||Nikolajs|
|31||Latvian variant of Paul, meaning little or humble.||Pavils|
|32||Son of Peter.||Peteris|
|33||Glorious work or eager glory||Radoslav|
|34||A form of Raymond, meaning guards wisely.||Raimonds|
|35||A variant of Ralph. It means wolf counsel.||Ralfs|
|36||Latvian form of Richard, meaning ruler.||Rihards|
|39||A variant of Theodore. The gift of God.||Teodors|
|40||Latvian version of Tom, meaning twin.||Toms|
|41||Brave and valiant.||Valera|
|42||One who is brave and valiant.||Valerijs|
|43||To rule, army or warrior.||Valters|
|44||Will or desire.||Vilhelms|
|45||Helmet of determination.||Vilis|
|47||Fragrant or a beautiful bush||Zein|
|48||Victory, peace, protection, safety.||Zigfrids|
Beautiful And Modern Latvian Female Names
Following is a list of some of the most beautiful names in Latvian for girls with their meanings.
|No.||Given Name Meanings||Names In Latvian|
|2||A variant of Agnes. It means lamb.||Agnese|
|5||Grace, a graceful woman.||Anyuta|
|10||Latvian form of Elizabeth. It means my God is abundance, my God has sworn.||Elizabete|
|11||A form of Esther, meaning star.||Estere|
|12||Latvian word for buttercup flower||Gundega|
|13||Yahweh is my God.||Ilja|
|14||Will or desire||Ilma|
|15||A beautiful woman||Ingrida|
|16||A peaceful woman||Irka|
|18||Nobility or well-born.||Jevgenija|
|19||Laima means Luck||Laima|
|20||Name of a forest spirit in Baltic mythology.||Lauma|
|21||Latvian word for a pixie.||Laumina|
|23||Nameday of Latvian festival day||Leaga|
|24||Gentle and smooth.||Liege|
|25||Maiden or virgin||Liene|
|26||God is perfection||Lisbete|
|29||A form of Melanie, meaning dark or black.||Melanija|
|31||A variant of Anastasia. It means resurrection.||Nastashia|
|37||Strength or the sun.||Solveiga|
|38||Strength, fame, or firmness||Stasya|
|40||One who was born during Christmas.||Taska|
|41||Female bear cub.||Urzula|
|46||Daughter of Zeus.||Zinaida|
|47||Lily or lotus flower.||Zuza|
|48||A variant of Zuza. It means lily or lotus.||Zuzana|
|49||Lily or lotus.||Zuzanka|
|50||Latvian form of Suzanna, meaning lily.||Zuzanna|
Category Of Nicknames In Latvian
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