What does Melynda mean?
Melynda /me-lyn-da/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name. Melynda's name origin is Latin, and Melynda means "sweet". Melynda is a version of Melinda (Latin) with the suffix -ynda.
How popular is Melynda?
Melynda is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2714 out of 4276, Top 63%) but a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted analysis of the usage of Melynda and associated names. Melina (#598 a year ago), Linda (#615), Mandy, Mallie, Melinda, Malinda, Lindy, Linnie and Lynda are the popular related forms of Melynda (outside Top 1000). Adoption of these girl names was at its highest during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.4237%) and has become much lower since (usage 0.0874%, down 79.4%), with forms such as Linda, Linnie, Lynda, Malinda and Melinda falling out of fashion. Melina (#598) is the most chic name for newborns here. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
A suggested similar baby name is Belynda. This name tends to be less commonly used than Melynda.