Gundega

Gender: Feminine
Origin: Latvian
Meaning: “buttercup.”

The name comes directly from the Latvian word for the buttercup flower.

The designated name-day is April 28.

Sources

  1. http://www.behindthename.com/namedays/lists/lat.php
  2. http://dictionary.site.lv/
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Boglárka

Gender: Feminine
Origin: Hungarian
Meaning “jewel”; “buttercup.”
(bog-LAR-kah) IPA/ˈboglaːrkɒ/

    The name is currently very popular in Hungary, ranking in at # 2 in 2007.

    Boglárka is actually an ancient name, but has only been recently revived. It is derived from the old Hungarian word boglár, which was a large medieval jewel studded with gems. In modern Hungarian, it is the name of the buttercup flower.

    The name is borne by Hungarian free style swimmer Boglárka Kapás (b.1993).

    Nicknames popular in Hungary include Bogi and Boglár.

    A possible English nickname could be Lark.

    In order to hear actual audio pronunciation of this name in Hungarian, go here: http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Boglárka