The name is composed of the Lithuanian elements skir- meaning “to allot, to decide” and -gail meaning “strong.” The name was borne by a Lithuanian Grand Duke who was the brother of Jogaila (b.1353-1397), he was the duke of the Island of Trakai. The designated name-day is October 30. The feminine form is Skirgailė.
Meaning: “nimble and strong.”
The name is composed of the Lithuanian elements švit– (which is from švitrus meaning “fast; nimble; frisky”) and gailas which means “strong.”
The name was borne by a Grand Duke of Lithuania (1370-1452) he was the brother of Jogaila and was known for his pro-Russian policies. The designate name-day in Lithuania is October 25. There is a feminine version Švitrigailė whose name-day is set for October 24.
The name is composed of the ancient Lithuanian elements kęs- (kęsti) meaning “to suffer” and gailas meaning “strong.” Hence it would roughly translate as “one who withstands suffering.” Its designated name-day is September 29.