What does Clorinda mean?
Clorinda \c-lorin-da, cl(o)-ri-nda\ as a girls' name is pronounced klo-REEN-dah. It is of Latin origin. Literary named coined by 16th-century Italian poet Torquato Tasso in "Gerusalemme Liberata" (1580). Possibly derived from Chloris, Claire or Chloe.
For more information, see also the related girl name Clarinda.
Clorinda has 26 more related forms via Chloe, Chloris, Claire: Clairinda, Clairissa, Clairita, Clara, Clarene, Claresta, Clareta, Claretta, Clari, Claribel▼, Clarice▼, Clarie, Clarinda, Clarine, Clarisa, Clarissa▼, Clarisse, Clarita, Claritza, Clayrinda, Clayrissa, Clerissa, Cliara, Cloris, Klarissa and Kloris.
Clorinda is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#3176 out of 4276, Top 74%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the girl name Clorinda and corresponding names. Chloe (#18 last year), Claire (#44), Clara (#108), Clarissa (#765), Clarisa, Clora, Clarice, Claribel and Clarine are the popular varying forms of Clorinda (#unlisted) listed in the Top 1000. These girl names reached the height of their popularity during 1890-1899 (usage of 0.4093%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.3406%, down 16.8%), with the versions Clarissa, Claribel, Clora and Clarice becoming less trendy. Clara (#108), Claire (#44) and Chloe (#18) are three of the more contemporarily stylish girl names in this compilation, with Chloe, Claire and Clara having a resurgence in usage. (2014 Birth Statistics)