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What does Glynda mean?

Glynda Pronunciation of Glynda [glyn-da] as a girls' name has its root in Welsh, and the name Glynda means "pure; good". Glynda is an alternate form of Glenda (Welsh).

Associated with: pure (virgin), good.


Glynda has 2 variants: Glennda and Glinda.

Creative forms:
(female) Glyndo, Glynna, ..

(male) Glynd, ..

Middle name pairings:
Glynda Sumaya (G.S.), ..

How popular is Glynda?

Glynda is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2908 out of 4276, Top 68%) but a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Glynda was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its apex rank of #833 in the U.S. in the 1940s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Glynda ranked in the Top 2000 are Glinda and Glenda. Adoption of these relations of Glynda was at its apex 8 decades ago (usage of 0.22%), but now, the form Glenda has become somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Glynda, Glenda, Glinda in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Alinda, Alyda, Alyna, Belynda, Blanda, Brynda, Calynda, Cynda, Elinda, Gayna, Glenna, Glyn, Glynae, Glynis, Glynn, Gwenda, Gwynda, Gwynna, Hynda, Kalynda, Lynda, Malynda, Melynda, Olinda, Olynda and Synda. These names tend to be less frequently used than Glynda.

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