Lithuanian, a Baltic language, is the official language of the country of Lithuania a small country in north Eastern Europe near Poland and below Finland. Interestingly, Lithuania became the first Soviet Republic to declare independence from the former Soviet Union. Lithuanian is similar to Latvian although the two languages are not mutually intelligible. It is said that Lithuanian is the least changed language still spoken in Europe aside from Latin and does in fact use a Latin based alphabet. Lithuanian baby names have a distinctive Eastern European sound and quality and in many cases retain an important historical and cultural meaning. Baby Name World can be your resource to begin your search for a Lithuanian baby name and name meaning.