Nijolė


Gender: Feminine
Origin: Lithuanian
Meaning: unknown
(nee-YOH-lay)

The name is of uncertain derivation, but, according to the Polish historian, Theodor Narbutt, it was the name of a Lithuanian goddess of the underworld, the wife of the god, Pykuolis.

The designated name-day is January 28.

1 thought on “Nijolė

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s