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What does Glinda mean?

Glinda Pronunciation of Glinda as a girls' name is of Welsh origin, and the name Glinda means "pure; good". Glinda is an alternate form of Glenda (Welsh).


ASSOCIATED WITH pure (virgin), good


VARIANTS Glynda, Glennda



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How popular is Glinda?

Glinda is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2515 out of 4276, Top 59%) but a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Glinda was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its apex position of #951 in the U.S. during 1950-1959, but is not in the list currently. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Glenda and Glynda are the prominent alternative forms of Glinda. Adoption of these forms of Glinda was at its highest in the 1940s (MEDIAN #631).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Glinda, Glenda, Glynda in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Alcinda, Alida, Alina, Alinda, Arlinda, Belinda, Blanda, Brinda, Calinda, Celinda, Cinda, Colinda, Delinda, Elida, Elina, Elinda, Erlinda, Galina, Geina, Gilda, Gina, Ginia, Ginna, Ginya, Glenna, Glila, Glinys, Guida, Guinna, Gwenda, Gwinna, Gwynda, Hinda, Jolinda, Kalinda, Linda, Malinda, Melinda, Minda, Olida, Olina, Olinda, Olinia, Olynda, Orinda, Salinda, Selinda, Velinda and Yalinda. These names tend to be less frequently used than Glinda.

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