Gender: Feminine
Origin: Latvian
Meaning: “deep sea.”

The name is derived from the Latvian word used to refer to the deep sea. In Latvia, at least 230 women bore this name as of 2008.

It is also the name of a type of biscuit produced by Latvian chocolatier compant, Laima.

Its designated name-day in Latvia is September 12th.

Another form is Silga.