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What does Vanda mean?

Vanda Pronunciation of Vanda [van-da] as a girls' name is of Italian and Czechoslovakian origin. Variant of Wanda (Slavic) "the tribe of the Vandals". Mostly used in the early 20th century.

Associated with: 20th century (modern).


Vanda has 4 variants: Vahnda, Vannda, Vohnda and Vonda.

Related girl name: Vanna.

11 more relations via Wanda: Wahnda, Wandah, Wandie, Wandis, Wandy, Wannda, Wenda, Wendy, Wohnda, Wonda and Wonnda.

Creative forms:
(female) Vandae, Vanti, ..

(male) Vandal, Vandy, ..

Middle name pairings:
Vanda Harlie (V.H.), ..

How popular is Vanda?

Vanda is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2704 out of 4276, Top 63%) and also a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#92217 out of 150436, Top 61%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Vanda was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its highest position of #1685 in the U.S. in the 1940s, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Vanda are Vonda, Wanda, Wenda, Wendy (#936 in recent rankings) and Wonda. Usage of these relations of Vanda was more pronounced among parents in the 1970s (adoption of 0.6%) and is now much lower, with forms such as Wanda becoming less stylish.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Vanda, Vonda, Wanda, Wenda, Wendy, Wonda in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Amanda, Anda, Annda, Blanda, Branda, Canada, Canda, Chanda, Cinda, Cynda, Dada, Darda, Dianda, Faida, Fayda, Gada, Inda, Jaeda, Jayda, Kenda, Lauda, Lenda, Linda, Luanda, Lynda, Mada, Maida, Manda, Mayda, Minda, Nanda, Narda, Randa, Ronda, Sada, Saida, Sanda, Sayda, Tada, Vaga, Vaiga, Vala, Valda, Valeda, Valja, Valka, Valma, Van, Vana, Vanesa, Vaneza, Vangy, Vania, Vanina, Vanisa, Vanita, Vanya, Varda, Vardia, Vava, Vavka (see Varvara), Veeda, Venia, Verda, Vida, Vieda, Vina, Vinia, Vondra, Vyna, Warda, Zada, Zanda, Zayda and Zenda. These names tend to be less commonly used than Vanda.

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