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What does Welda mean?

Welda Pronunciation of Welda [wel-da] as a girls' name has its root in Old German, and the meaning of the name Welda is "ruler". Welda is a version of Walda (Old German): feminine of Waldo.

Associated with: ruler (queen).


Welda has 1 variant: Wellda.

3 more alternative forms via Walda: Waldena, Waldina and Wallda.

Creative forms:
(female) Welma, Welna, ..

(male) Welle, Welt, ..

Middle name pairings:
Welda Aliyah (W.A.), ..

How popular is Welda?

Welda is a rare first name for women. Welda is an equally rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Welda has yet to be recorded in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Welda is alike in pronunciation to Alda, Aldea, Allda, Awilda, Elda, Oleda, Wilda, Willda and Wylda. Other suggested similar names are Aeeda, Amelda, Beda, Celida, Emelda, Gerda, Gilda, Golda, Heda, Hedda, Heida, Hilda, Holda, Hulda, Hylda, Ieeda, Imelda, Jenda, Kelda, Kellda (see Kelda), Kenda, Leda, Leida, Lenda, Leoda, Leyda, Meda, Melida, Neda, Nedda, Nelda, Nelida, Nilda, Orelda, Reda, Reeda, Reida, Selda, Tilda, Valda, Veda, Veeda, Veida, Velda, Vellda, Verda, Wanda, Warda, Wenda, Wendi, Wendy, Weslia, Willa, Wilma, Wilna, Wonda, Wylma, Ymelda, Zelda, Zellda and Zenda. These names tend to be more commonly used than Welda.

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