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What does Clorinda mean?

Clorinda Pronunciation of Clorinda as a girls' name is pronounced klo-REEN-dah. It is of Latin origin. Literary named coined by 16th-century Italian poet Torquato Tasso in "Gerusalemme Liberata" (1580). Possibly derived from Chloris, Claire or Chloe. Also form of Clarinda.


ASSOCIATED WITH literary, 16th century


VARIANTS Chlorinda, Clora

RELATED FORMS VIA CHLOE, CHLORIS, CLAIRE Clairinda, Clarinda, Clarine, Clarisa, Clarissa, Clarita, Claritza, Clayrinda, Clerissa, Cloris



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How popular is Clorinda?

Clorinda is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#3176 out of 4276, Top 74%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Clorinda reached its apex rank of #1659 in the U.S. during 1920-1929, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Chloe (#25 FROM RECENT DATA), Claire (#49), Clarissa (#742), Clarinda, Clarine, Clarisa, Clarita and Clora are the popular varying forms of Clorinda listed in the Top 2000. These relations of Clorinda reached the height of their popularity in 2009 (ADOPTION OF 0.9%) and are somewhat less common today (ADOPTION 0.7%, 28%), with versions such as Clarissa becoming somewhat dated. Claire is the steady favorite.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Clorinda, Chloe, Claire, Clarinda, Clarine in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Clarisa, Clarissa, Clarita, Clora in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Chloe, Claire outside U.S.

Similar Names

Clorinda is alike in pronunciation to Clairinda, Clarinda and Clayrinda. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Alacinda (see Alcinda), Alcinda, Alfrida, Alicinda (see Alcinda), Alinda, Allcinda (see Alcinda), Barinda, Brinda, Calinda, Caranda, Carlinda, Carolinda, Carrina, Catrinia (see Catriona), Celinda, Cerrina, Chonda, Cinda, Clarene, Clarimond, Clarimunde (see Clarimond), Clarina, Clarine, Clarisa, Clarissa, Clarita, Claritza, Clariza, Clodia, Cloris, Clothilda, Colina, Colinda, Corilla, Corin, Corina, Corinda, Corine, Corinn, Corinna, Corinne, Corisanda, Corita, Corona, Correnda, Corrinda, Corrinna, Corvina, Coryna, Corynna, Cyrina, Czarina, Dorina, Dorinda, Elfrida, Elfrieda, Elinda, Florenza, Floriana, Florine, Florita, Glinda, Gloriana, Glorianna, Korina, Larinda, Laurinda, Lorinda, Marinda, Norina, Olinda and Zarinda. These names tend to be less frequently used than Clorinda.