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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.


Variations

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

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


Popularity

Glenda is a very popular first name for females (#242 out of 4276, Top 6%) 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. Glenda reached its highest rank of #97 in the U.S. in 1940-1949. (2014 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. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Glenna, Glynda, Glinda, Glynis and Glenda. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Glenna, Glynda, Glinda, Glynis, Glenda 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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