Lydian Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Lydia:
Of Greek origin, Lydia (woman from Lydia, an ancient kingdom in western Asia Minor) is common throughout the English-speaking world.
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Lydian mode is a chord progression typically used in jazz. The modern Lydian mode is a seven-tone musical scale formed from a rising pattern of pitches comprising three whole tones, a semitone, two more whole tones, and a final semitone.
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Lydian Emerson, wife of Ralph Waldo Emerson. (She was born Lydia, but upon marriage her husband requested she change her name to Lydian.)
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