Meaning and Name Origin
Lawanda \la-wanda, lawa(n)-da\ as a girls' name. Lawanda's name origin is American. Lawanda is a variation of La- (American): combination of the La- prefix with various endings. Somewhat uncommonly used as a name for children.
Lawanda▼ has 38 alternative forms via La-: Lacacia, Lacinda, Lacoya, Laday, Ladonya, Lajuana, Lakendra, Lakia, Lanae, Lanai, Lanesha, Lanessa, Lanika, Lanisha, Lanita, Laquana, Laquanda, Laquita, Larae, Laray, Larhonda, Larisha, Laronda, Lasandra, Lashanda▼, Lashawnda, Latanya▼, Latasha▼, Latavia, Latina, Latisha▼, Latonia, Latonya▼, Latoria, Latoya▼, Lavonda, Lavonna and Lavonne▼.
Lawanda is a very prominent first name for females (#852 out of 4276, Top 20%) but an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Lawanda for girls. Lawanda entered the list in 1930-1939 and reached its top position of #476 in the U.S. during the years 1970-1979, but is not listed at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of the girl name Lawanda and corresponding names. Popular related forms of Lawanda appearing in the Top 1000 are Laquita, Lashanda, Latanya, Latasha, Latisha, Latonia, Latonya, Latoya and Lavonne. These girl names reached the top of their popularity during 1970-1979 and have become much less widespread since, with versions like Latisha, Latonya, Latoya, Lavonne and Lawanda becoming somewhat dated. (2014 Birth Statistics)