What does Wilda mean?
Wilda /wil-da/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Old English and Old German origin, and the meaning of Wilda is "Untamed; willow tree".
How popular is Wilda?
Wilda is a very popular first name for females (#920 out of 4276, Top 21%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#50366 out of 150436, Top 33%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Wilda for girls. Wilda reached its highest rank of #369 in the U.S. during 1920-1929, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Awilda is the only other prominent varying form of Wilda listed in the Top 1000. These girl names reached the top of their popularity during the years 1920-1929 (usage of 0.3155%) and have become significantly less widespread since, with the versions Awilda and Wilda becoming less fashionable. Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Wilda and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Wilda▼ is alike in pronunciation to Alda▼, Allda, Walda, Wallda, Welda and Wellda. Other recommended similar baby names are Gilda▼, Hilda▼, Nilda▼, Tilda▼, Willa▼, Wilma▼ and Wilna. These names tend to be less frequently used than Wilda.