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What does Rhonda mean?

Rhonda Pronunciation of Rhonda as a girls' name is pronounced RON-dah. It is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Rhonda is "good lance". Since the name only became popular in the 20th century, it also possibly derives from the name of the River Rhondda, meaning "noisy", in Wales. In America, there is a well-known Beach Boys's song, "Help Me, Rhonda!"


ASSOCIATED WITH good, 20th century (modern), river


VARIANTS Larhonda, Rhondelle, Rhondene, Rhondiesha, Rhonette, Rhonnda, Ronda, Rondel, Rondelle, Rondi, Ronnda



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How popular is Rhonda?

Rhonda is a very prominent first name for females (#137 out of 4276, Top 3%) but an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Rhonda entered the list in 1930-1939 and reached its highest position of #44 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not in the list currently. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Popular related forms of Rhonda are Larhonda and Ronda. Adoption of these relations of Rhonda reached its apex during 1960-1969 (ADOPTION OF 0.6%), but now, forms like Rhonda have fallen out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rhonda, Larhonda, Ronda in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Rhonda is pronounced similarly to Randa, Randi and Randy. Other recommended sound-alike names are Amanda, Annda, Brinda, Canda, Chanda, Chonda, Chulda, Cinda, Cynda, Elinda, Enda, Glynda, Gwynda, Isolda, Lavonda, Leoda, Leonda, Loida, Lynnda, Orinda, Ramonda, Ramonna (see Ramona), Rashanda, Rena, Reseda, Reyna, Rhaya, Rheeta, Rhiana, Rhica, Rhoda, Rhodea (see Rose), Rhodia, Rhody, Rhona, Richanda, Richenda, Rihana, Rina, Riona, Rionna, Roana, Roanna, Roba, Roda, Rohanna, Romonda (see Ramona), Rona, Ronae, Ronalda, Ronay, Ronika, Ronna, Rosa, Shanda, Shaunda, Shavonda, Shawnda, Shevonda (see Chevonne), Shona, Shonda, Shonna, Shonta, Theda, Theida, Thida, Vanda, Vannda (see Vanda), Vonda, Wahnda (see Wanda), Wohnda (see Wanda) and Wonda. These names tend to be less frequently used than Rhonda.

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