Originated in latin word lividus - grayish blue.
The most famous Livia was the first Roman empress Livia Drusilla, wife of Octavian, the Emperor Augustus. They remained married for 51 years.
She was born on 30 January 59 or 58 BC as the daughter of Marcus Livius Drusus Claudianus by his wife Aufidia.
She was very influential in Roman politics.
Tacitus about Livia: She had the aged Augustus firmly under control — so much so that he exiled his only surviving grandson to the island of Planasia.
Livia: honourable, wise, powerful and noble woman.