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What does Meralda mean?

Meralda Pronunciation of Meralda [mer-al-da] as a girls' name is pronounced mer-AHL-dah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Meralda is "emerald". Short form of Esmeralda.


4 alternative forms via Esmeralda: Emerald, Ezmeralda, Marilda and Smeralda.

Creative forms:
(female) Maralda, Meralma, ..

(male) Meralmai, Meralman, ..

Middle name pairings:
Meralda Arayah (M.A.), ..

How popular is Meralda?

Meralda is an uncommon first name for women and also a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with similar and related girl names. Emerald (#1256 from current records) and Esmeralda (#369) are the prominent variation forms of Meralda (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Marilda, are uncommon. These forms of Meralda reached the top of their popularity in 1998 (adoption of 0.2%) and are now significantly less widespread (adoption 0.1%, 67%), with the version Esmeralda becoming less trendy. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Emerald, Esmeralda in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Meralda is pronounced similarly to Marelda and Marrelda. Other recommended names are Averilda (see Averil), Bernarda, Deanda, Donalda, Emeralda, Everilda, Frayda, Geralda, Gerarda, Gerda, Giralda, Haralda, Harolda, Hermilda, Kelda, Kellda (see Kelda), Mada, Mafalda, Mala, Malea, Malka, Maralin, Maralina, Maranda, Maraya, Marella, Marianda, Marinda, Marlea, Marsala, Marylea, Matelda, Meade, Mehalia, Melaina, Melania, Melinda, Mellba, Melynda, Merah, Meral, Meranda, Merced, Mercede, Mercina, Merissa, Merla, Merola, Merrall, Mersera, Meryl, Meryle, Mihalia, Milada, Mirana, Miranda, Mirandah, Mirilla, Mlada, Mohala, Morella, Myranda, Myrilla, Orelda, Renilda, Romalda, Selda, Senalda, Serhilda, Serilda, Velda, Welda and Wellda. These names tend to be more frequently used than Meralda.