Meaning and name origin
Clorinda \c-lorin-da, cl(o)-ri-nda\ as a girl's 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 is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3176 out of 4276, Top 74%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Clorinda and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Chloe (#18), Claire (#44) and Clora. (2014 statistics).