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What does Melynda mean?

Melynda Pronunciation of Melynda [melyn-da] as a girls' name is a Latin name, and Melynda means "sweet". Melynda is a version of Melinda (Latin).

Associated with: sweet (beautiful).


Melynda has 3 variants: Malinda, Malynda and Mellinda.

6 more relations via Melinda: Lynda, Malina, Malinde, Melina, Melinde and Meline.

Creative forms:
(female) Melynna, Melynta, ..

(male) Meland, Melynen, ..

Middle name pairings:
Melynda Angelique (M.A.), ..

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)

Melynda entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its highest position of #1297 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not found in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Melina (#594 a year ago), Melinda (#1381), Malina (#1538), Malinda and Lynda are the popular related forms of Melynda. Usage of these forms of Melynda was at its highest 6 decades ago (median #954) and has become much lower since (#1585, down 84.8%), with forms such as Malinda falling out of fashion. Melina is the most chic name for newborns here.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Melynda, Lynda, Malina, Malinda, Melina, Melinda in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Adelinda, Alyda, Belenda, Belinda, Bellynda (see Belinda), Belynda, Calinda, Calynda, Celinda, Celyna, Cynda, Delinda, Demanda, Derinda, Elinda, Glenda, Glynda, Iolanda, Jolanda, Kalynda, Kelda, Kellda (see Kelda), Kenda, Leanda, Lenda, Malana, Malena, Manda, Maranda, Marinda, Medina, Meena, Meirna, Melana, Melaney, Melania, Melantha, Melany, Meleana, Meleena, Melessa, Melicia, Melida, Meliora, Melisha, Melissa, Melitia, Melitta, Meliza, Mellisa, Melodi, Melodia, Melonie, Melony, Melvena, Melya, Melysande, Melyta, Mena, Meranda, Merlyn, Meyta, Milana, Moyna, Odelinda, Olynda, Orlanda, Rozelynda, Selinda, Selyna, Velda, Velinda, Welda, Yolonda and Zelda. These names tend to be less commonly used than Melynda.

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