"mention in grief, celebrate in grief"

Gediminas Origin and Meaning

The name Gediminas is a boy's name meaning "mention in grief, celebrate in grief".

Gediminas is derived from the Lithuanian elements gedauti, meaning "grieve," and minėti, "to celebrate" or "to mention." The most famous bearer of the name is Gediminas, Grand Duke of Lithuania from 1316–1341. Many consider him the true founder of Lithuania, and baby boys are often named in his honor.