Gaida Family History
Gaida Name Meaning
Lithuanian: nickname from gaidys ‘rooster’. Latvian: from a personal name, Gaida, based on the verb gaidit ‘to wait’. Polish and Lithuanian: variant spelling of Gajda. Respelling of French Gaide, from Gaido, a personal name of Germanic origin, possibly related to gar, ger ‘lance’, ‘spear’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press