Paija


Gender: Feminine
Origin: Latvian
Meaning: “nurse.”
(PIE-yah)

The name is derived from the Latvian, paijāt, meaning “nurse.”

The name is found in the famous Latvian play by Anna Brigadere, Maija un Paija.

The designated name-day is June 22.

Sources

  1. http://www.behindthename.com/namedays/lists/6.php
  2. http://dictionary.site.lv/
  3. http://www.latfilma.lv/s/223/

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