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What does Velda mean?

Velda Pronunciation of Velda [vel-da] as a girls' name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Velda is "renowned ruler". Variant of Valda.

Associated with: ruler (queen).


Velda has 1 variant: Vellda.

1 more related form via Valda: Vallda.

Creative forms:
(female) Vellet, Vesda, ..

(male) Velde, Velva, ..

Middle name pairings:
Velda Cara (V.C.), ..

How popular is Velda?

Velda is a very popular first name for women (#1306 out of 4276, Top 31%) but a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Velda entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its apex position of #547 in the U.S. during 1920-1929, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related girl names. Valda is the only other prominent varying form of Velda appearing in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Velda was at its apex during 1910-1919 (median #905), but now, the version Velda has fallen out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Velda, Valda in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Alda, Allda, Amelda, Celida, Elda, Emelda, Gilda, Golda, Heda, Hedda, Hilda, Hulda, Hylda, Imelda, Jenda, Kelda, Leda, Lenda, Leoda, Leyda, Meda, Melida, Neda, Nelda, Nilda, Orelda, Reda, Reeda, Reida, Selda, Tilda, Vala, Valeda, Valida, Valja, Valla, Vanda, Veda, Veeda, Veena, Veera, Veeta, Veeva, Vega, Veida, Veina, Veira, Velika, Velinda, Vellma, Velma, Velora, Vena, Venia, Venna, Vera, Verda, Verdad, Verde, Verka, Verna, Veta, Vida, Vieda, Vonda, Walda, Welda, Wellda, Wenda, Wilda, Wylda, Ymelda, Zelda, Zellda and Zenda. These names tend to be less frequently used than Velda.

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