Meaning and name origin
Rhonda \r-honda, rho(n)-da\ as a girl's name is pronounced RON-dah. It is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Rhonda is "good lance". Since the name only became popular in the 20th century, it also possibly derives from the name of the River Rhondda, meaning "noisy", in Wales. In America, there is a well-known Beach Boys's song, "Help Me, Rhonda!"
Rhonda is a very popular first name for females (#137 out of 4276, Top 3%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Rhonda for girls. Rhonda reached its highest rank of #46 in the U.S. in 1960-1969. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Rhonda and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Ronda and Rhonda. (2014 statistics).