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What does Valda mean?

Valda Pronunciation of Valda as a girls' name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Valda is "renowned ruler". Feminine of Waldemar.


ASSOCIATED WITH ruler (queen)


VARIANTS Vallda, Velda

(female) Valva, ..

(male) Valva, ..

Valda Katalina (V.K.), ..

How popular is Valda?

Valda is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2405 out of 4276, Top 56%) but an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Valda entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its top position of #1254 in the U.S. in the 1910s, but is not ranked at the moment. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

The only other prominent variation form of Valda is Velda. Adoption of these forms of Valda was more pronounced among parents a century ago (MEDIAN #918), but now, the version Velda has become less in vogue.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Valda, Velda in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Valda is pronounced similarly to Vellda. Other recommended sound-alike names are Calida, Canda, Dada, Darda, Elda, Faida, Fayda, Gada, Garda, Gilda, Golda, Hilda, Holda, Hulda, Hylda, Jada, Jaida, Jayda, Lada, Maida, Mayda, Nanda, Narda, Nelda, Randa, Sada, Sayda, Selda, Tada, Tadda, Tilda, Vahnda, Val, Vala, Valeda, Valen, Valena, Valera, Valeta, Valida, Valina, Valja, Valka, Valla, Vallia, Valma, Valry, Valyn, Vana, Vanda, Vania, Vanna, Vanya, Varda, Vardia, Varka, Vava, Vavka (see Varvara), Vayga, Veeda, Veida, Velma, Verda, Vida, Vieda, Vilma, Walda, Welda, Wilda, Wylda, Zada, Zaida, Zayda and Zelda. These names tend to be less commonly used than Valda.

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