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What does Golda mean?

Golda Pronunciation of Golda [gol-da] as a girls' name is pronounced GOHL-dah. It is of Yiddish origin, and the meaning of Golda is "gold". Jewish name. Made famous by Golda Meir, the late prime minister of Israel.

Associated with: gold.


Golda has 9 variants: Goldarina, Goldarine, Golde, Goldee, Goldi, Goldia, Goldie, Goldina and Goldy.

Creative forms:
(female) Goldal, Golga, ..

(male) Golga, Golgal, ..

Middle name pairings:
Golda Annabell (G.A.), ..

How popular is Golda?

Golda is a very popular first name for females (#1736 out of 4276, Top 41%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#36328 out of 150436, Top 24%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Golda reached its apex rank of #337 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Goldie and Goldia are the prominent alternative forms of Golda ranked in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Golda was widespread 115 years ago (usage of 0.2%), but now, forms like Golda have become somewhat dated.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Golda, Goldia, Goldie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Golda is alike in pronunciation to Gilda. Other suggested similar names are Alda, Allda, Doda, Elda, Gada, Gala, Galea, Galia, Galla, Galya, Garda, Gelya, Gerda, Gila, Gilia, Guida, Hilda, Holda, Hulda, Hylda, Isolda, Joda, Kelda, Loida, Loyda, Nelda, Nilda, Norda, Roda, Ronda, Selda, Tilda, Valda, Velda, Vonda, Walda, Welda, Wilda, Wonda, Wylda, Ysolda and Zelda. These names tend to be less commonly used than Golda.

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