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Linda meaning and name origin

Linda \l(i)-nda, lin-da\ as a girl's name is pronounced LIN-dah. It is of Spanish origin, and the meaning of Linda is "pretty". Originally derived from "linde", a German name element referring to the lime tree. The name also existed as a part of other English names such as Belinda and Melinda. Actresses Linda Evans, Linda Hunt; singer Linda Ronstadt; journalist Linda Ellerbee; fashion designer Lindka Cierach.

Linda has 18 variant forms: Lin, Lindalee, Lindee, Lindey, Lindi, Lindie, Lindira, Lindka, Lindy, Linn, Lynda, Lynde, Lyndy, Lyn, Lynn, Lynne, Lynnda and Lynndie.

For more information, see also related names Adelinde, Alinda, Arlinda, Barinda, Calandra and Derinda.

Linda is also pronounced similarly to Leanda, Lenda, Leonda, Luanda, Lundy and Lyndi. Other suggested similar baby names are Cinda, Hinda, Lida, Lina, Lind, Linea, Linet, Linna and Minda.

View a list of the 12 names that reference Linda.

Popularity of Linda

Linda is a very popular first name for females (#3 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#24475 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Linda name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Linda with its variant forms and related girl baby names.

Top 1000 ranking of Linda name in U.S.
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