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What does Clorinda mean?

Clorinda Pronunciation of Clorinda [clorin-da] 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.

Associated with: literary, 16th century.


Clorinda has 2 variants: Chlorinda and Clora.

Affiliated girl name: Clarinda.

10 more related forms via Chloe, Chloris, Claire: Clairinda, Clarinda, Clarine, Clarisa, Clarissa, Clarita, Claritza, Clayrinda, Clerissa and Cloris.

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Middle name pairings:
Clorinda Ellery (C.E.), ..

How popular is Clorinda?

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. Demographics)

Clorinda reached its apex rank of #1659 in the U.S. during 1920-1929, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Clorinda name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Clorinda outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Chloe (#17 from recent data), Claire (#49), Clarissa (#700), Clarita, Clora, Clarisa, Clarinda and Clarine are the popular varying forms of Clorinda listed in the Top 2000. These relations of Clorinda reached the height of their popularity in 2009 (adoption of 1.3%) and are almost as common today (adoption 1.1%, 19%), but with versions such as Clarissa becoming somewhat dated. Claire is the steady favorite, though Chloe has gained in usage over time.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Clorinda, Chloe, Claire, Clarinda, Clarine in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Clarisa, Clarissa, Clarita, Clora in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Chloe, Claire outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Alacinda (see Alcinda), Alcinda, Alfrida, Alfrieda, Alicinda (see Alcinda), Alinda, Allcinda (see Alcinda), Amarinda, Barinda, Brinda, Caprina, Caranda, Carina, Carinna, Carlinda, Carolinda, Carrina, Catrina, Cedrina, Celinda, Cerrina, Cherina, Cinda, Claramonda, Clarica, Clarimond, Clarimunde (see Clarimond), Clarina, Clariza, Clarizza, Clodia, Clothilda, Colina, Colinda, Corin, Corina, Corinda, Corine, Corinna, Corisa, Corisanda, Corissa, Corita, Corona, Correnda, Corrina, Corrinda, Corrinna, Corvina, Cyrina, Deolinda, Derinda, Dorina, Dorrinda, Elfrida, Elfrieda, Elinda, Florenza, Florida, Florina, Florincia, Florinda, Florine, Florita, Glorianna, Jolinda, Klotilda, Korenda, Korinna, Larinda, Laurinda, Lorinda, Marinda, Olinda and Zarinda. These names tend to be less frequently used than Clorinda.

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