See also: Liva, liva, and líva

LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

First recorded as a given name of Latvians in 1461. Possibly from Līvija (Livia), or a feminine form of the rare medieval name Līvs, from līvs (Livonian). Compare Danish Liva.

Proper nounEdit

Līva f

  1. A female given name.

ReferencesEdit

  • Klāvs Siliņš: Latviešu personvārdu vārdnīca. Riga "Zinātne" 1990, →ISBN
  • [1] Population Register of Latvia: Līva was the only given name of 1970 persons in Latvia on May 21st 2010.