Forename Friday – Ziedīte

Today’s name is Ziedīte. This is a female name.

According to Klāvs Siliņš’ Latviešu personvārdu vārdnica (Dictionary of Latvian Personal Names), Ziedīte comes from the Latvian verb “ziedēt”, which means “to blossom”, and was first seen in 1915 in Zemgale, the southern part of Latvia. It was most popular in 1975, where it represented 0.03% of names given in Vidzeme and Kurzeme. According to the PMLP name database, there are currently 175 Ziedītes in Latvia (173 if you don’t count where Ziedīte is paired with a middle name).

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