What does Mindy mean?
Mindy /min-dy/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced MIN-dee. It is of English origin. Short form of Melinda (Latin) "sweet".
How popular is Mindy?
Mindy is a very prominent first name for females (#473 out of 4276, Top 11%) but an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Mindy for girls. Mindy entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its apex position of #192 in the U.S. during 1970-1979, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of the girl name Mindy and corresponding names. Popular varying forms of Mindy are Linda (#615 in 2014), Lindy, Linnie, Lynda, Malinda, Mallie, Mandy, Melina (#598), Melinda, Minda and Mindi. Adoption of these girl names was at its most widespread during the years 1970-1979 (usage of 0.4002%) and is now much less (usage 0.0656%, 83.6% less), with forms like Linda, Malinda, Mandy, Melinda and Mindy falling out of fashion. Melina (#598) is the most trendy birth name in this list. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Mindy▼ is pronounced similarly to Manda▼, Mandi▼ and Mando. Other suggested similar baby names are Bindy, Cindy▼, Minny, Minta▼, Minty, Sindy and Windy. These names tend to be less frequently used than Mindy.