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pinWhat does Wanda mean?

Wanda /wan-da/ as a girls' name is pronounced WAHN-dah. It is of Slavic origin, and the meaning of Wanda is "the tribe of the Vandals".

The Vandals (or Wendlas) were an ancient Slavonic tribe whose destructive behavior led to the modern term "vandalism". Also possibly (Old German) "wanderer". Harpsichord player Wanda Landowska.


pinVariations

Wanda has 15 variants: Vanda, Wahnda, Wandah, Wandie, Wandis, Wandy, Wannda, Wenda, Wendaline, Wendall, Wendeline, Wendy, Wohnda, Wonda and Wonnda.

Kreatif forms: Wanma, Wynda. [more]

pinHow popular is Wanda?

Wanda is a very popular first name for females (#87 out of 4276, Top 2%) and also a very popular surname for all people (#55732 out of 150436, Top 37%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the baby name popularity of Wanda for girls. Wanda reached its peak position of #51 in the U.S. in the 1930s, but is not listed currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Wanda name in U.S.

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

Wendy (#782 from current records) is the only other prominent varying form of Wanda. Adoption of these forms of Wanda was well-received during the years 1960-1969 (median #57) and is now significantly reduced (#891, 88.4%), with the versions Wanda and Wendy becoming less in vogue. Shown below is an analysis of the usage of Wanda and related names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Wanda, Wendy in U.S.

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


pinSimilar Names

Wanda is pronounced similarly to Anda, Annda, Enda, Inda, Wendi and Windy. Other recommended similar baby names are Canda, Manda, Nanda, Randa, Sanda, Walda, Waneta, Wanita, Wanna, Warda and Zanda. These names tend to be less frequently used than Wanda.

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