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Meaning and name origin

Glenda \g-len-da, gl(e)-nda\ as a girl's name is pronounced GLEN-dah. It is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Glenda is "fair; good". Literary: Glinda was the name of the good witch in Frank Baum's "The Wizard of Oz". See also Glynis. Actress Glenda Jackson.

Glenda has 3 variant forms: Glennda, Glinda and Glynda.

For more information, see also the related girl name Glenna.


Glenda is a very popular first name for females (#242 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Glenda for girls (2015 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Glenda name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Glenda and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Glenda, Glenna, Glinda, Glynda and Glynis. (2015 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Glenda, Glenna, Glinda, Glynda, Glynis in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Glenda and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

A suggested similar baby name is Gwenda. Like Glenda, this name is not commonly used.


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