Linda name meaning

Updated: March 17th, 2024
Gender: Girl
Origin: Old High German, Germanic and Old English
Usage: Bengali, Gujarati, Malayalam, Sindhi, Tamil, Telugu, German, English, Czech, Dutch, Italian, Scandinavian, Spanish, African, Faroese, Icelandic, Greenlandic, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: l(i)-nda
Meaning: Pretty One, Gentle, Friendly, Noble, Beautiful, Linde and Beauty
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What does Linda mean?

Meaning of Linda is Pretty One, Gentle, Friendly, Noble, Beautiful, Linde or Beauty used for both genders and of Old English, Germanic and Old High German origin is especially used in Telugu, African, Norwegian, German, Faroese, Italian, Dutch, Gujarati, Scandinavian, English, Czech, Finnish, Sindhi, Icelandic, Spanish, Malayalam, Bengali, Tamil, Greenlandic, Swedish and Danish.

Linda is derived from Adèle. Adèle is equivalent of Adela in French language. Adèle's meaning is Noble and Honorable is of Old High German origin.. Also Linda is English cognate of Lindsay.

Also Linda is German cognate of Names Containing the Germanic Name Element Lind. It is celebrated on 20th of October.

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How do I pronounce Linda?

You can pronounce the two syllabled name Linda as l(i)-nda. It can also be pronounced as lin-da.

Variants of Linda

Lind, Lindsay, Lindy, Belinda, Adalinda, Lindalou, Adah, Adiel, Agda, Ada, Linde, Lendsey, Lindzy

Names that rhyme with Linda

How popular is the name Linda?

Linda was an extremely popular name in United States. Over 1456359 babies have been named Linda since 1880. When at the peak of its usage in 1947, 99685 girls were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 1st position.

However after 203 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts but still dominating the charts. Additionally, the first name has been in the top 5 baby names 23 times Also, Linda was among the popular names in France.

Since emerging in 1901 around 30826 babies have been given the name. When at the peak of its usage in 1982, 1515 girls were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 55th position.

However after 105 years, the name is on free fall on the charts. Moreover, the given name has been to the top 100 baby names 16 times Also, Linda was a popular name in New South Wales.

Over 10594 babies have been named Linda since 1952. At its zenith in 1963, 581 girls were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 12nd position. After 34 years of usage, the name has fallen out of the charts.

Additionally, the first name has been in the top 50 baby names 27 times

In Ireland, Linda was once a common name since emerging in 1964 it has been given to over 9164 babies.

When at the peak of its usage in 1973,. However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 55 years. Also, In Switzerland, Linda was once a common name since emerging in 1998 it has been given to over 1806 babies.

When at the peak of its usage in 2000,. After 21 years, the name has past its prime. Also, Linda was a common name in Sweden. Over 664 babies have been named Linda since 1998.

At its zenith in 1998,. After 5 years of usage, the name has fallen out of the charts. Also, Linda used to be a common name in Queensland, first appeared in 1960 and over 3012 babies have been given the name in 24 years.

At its zenith in 1962,. After 24 years of usage, the name has fallen out of the charts. Also, Linda used to be a common name in Western Australia, first appeared in 1962 and over 658 babies have been given the name in 6 years.

When at the peak of its usage in 1965,. After 6 years of usage, the name has fallen out of the charts. Additionally, the name has been in the top 10 baby names 6 times

Linda is a unique baby name in England and Wales, it has been in use since 1996 and was able to reach the top 700 names.

In 1997, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 638 on girl names chart when 39 babies were named Linda. Over 628 babies in England and Wales have been named Linda.

The moniker is an uncommon baby name in Belgium, although it has been in use since 1995 but could not make beyond the top 400. Over 329 people have been named Linda in Belgium.

Linda is a rare baby name in Finland, chances of it being still in use are very slim since it isn't seen since 1996. However things change on global perspective, Linda is extremely popular in England where every 1 in 300 have the name as well as in, Indonesia, Canada and Ghana.

Also the baby name is popular in Nigeria, South Africa, Malawi, Philippines, Australia, Kenya, Mozambique, Scotland, Algeria, Germany, Mexico, Sudan, Congo, Egypt, Angola, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Tanzania, Zambia, Brazil, Wales, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Haiti, Thailand, Sierra Leone, Malaysia, Northern Ireland, Rwanda, Peru, Zimbabwe, Czech Republic, Venezuela, Liberia, DR Congo, Madagascar, Colombia, China, Ecuador, Lebanon, Tunisia, Russia, India, Ethiopia, Bangladesh, Morocco and Namibia.

At least, 4250000 people globally have carried Linda as their given name according to our research.

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Linda in Nordic countries

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What numerology tells about Linda?

Situations and people don't bother you much unless they concern you in some way. You need to be in charge of your emotions otherwise, your emotions will control your mind and life in general, you believe. You have no problem standing up for what's right, no matter if it concerns you, someone you know or someone you've just met. You like your freedom and independence. You have people who love you.

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Famous people named Linda

  • Linda Pétursdóttir, Icelandic business woman and beauty queen
  • Linda Lee Thomas, American socialite and the wife of musical theatre composer Cole Porter
  • Linda Eastman, American librarian
  • Linda Asper, politician in Manitoba, Canada
  • Linda Trinkaus Zagzebski, American philosopher
  • Linda McIntosh, politician in Manitoba, Canada
  • Linda Cook, American businesswoman
  • Linda Gregerson, American poet and member of faculty at the University of Michigan
  • Linda Gaboriau, Canadian dramaturg and literary translator
  • Linda Salzman Sagan, artist and writer
  • Linda Crist, noted labanotationist, documenting, writing
  • Linda Hartley-Clark, Australian actress
  • Linda Shear, singer-songwriter and piano player
  • Linda Schele, expert
  • Linda Ferga, French former athlete
  • Linda Fite, American writer and editor
  • Linda Eisenstein, American playwright and composer
  • Linda Wolf, American-born photographer and writer
  • Linda Kisabaka, retired German middle distance runner
  • Linda Hirshman, American lawyer, pundit
  • Linda Weiss, Australian professor of political science at the University of Sydney
  • Linda Solomon, American music critic and editor
  • Linda Joy Stern, English judge
  • Linda G. Alvarado, is President and Chief Executive Officer of Alvarado Construction
  • Linda Dobbs, High Court judge in England and Wales
  • Linda Vilhjálmsdóttir, Icelandic writer, poet, and playwright
  • Linda King Newell, American historian and author
  • Linda McKnight, double bassist particularly
  • Linda Estrella, Filipina actress
  • Linda Marie Fedigan, professor and Canada Research Chair
  • Linda Catlin Smith, American composer based out of Toronto, Ontario
  • Linda White Mazini Villari, author and translator
  • Linda Gregg, Although born just miles northwest of New York City
  • Linda Moes, There she finished in seventeenth and
  • Linda Ham, Constellation Program Transition and Technology Infusion Manager at NASA. She was formerly the program integration manager
  • Linda Bierds, American poet and professor of English and creative writing at the University of Washington
  • Linda Gray Sexton, American writer
  • Linda Coffee, was born December 25, 1942
  • Linda Hutcheon, Canadian academic working
  • Linda Hazzard, American quack doctor noted for her promotion of fasting as a treatment; she was imprisoned by the state of Washington for a number of deaths resulting
  • Linda Yamamoto, Japanese singer and actress whose latest hit song was
  • Linda Melvern, British investigative journalist
  • Linda Darling-Hammond, org/ Learning Policy Institute]
  • Linda Bloodworth-Thomason, American writer and television producer
  • Linda Sutton, British painter
  • Linda Martín Alcoff, professor of philosophy at Hunter College
  • Linda M. Godwin, astronaut
  • Linda B. Buck, American biologist best
  • Linda Gottfredson, American psychologist and writer
  • Linda Ruth Williams, is Professor of Film Studies in the College of Humanities at the University of Exeter
  • Linda Hamilton, American actress best
  • Linda Ronstadt, American retired popular music singer
  • Linda McCartney, American musician, photographer
  • Linda Nagata, Hawaii-based American author of speculative fiction, science fiction

Comments :

Married circa 1978-80 in Preston, Lancs Married name unknown, but lives in Ashton, Preston, Lancs - Linda Mynett ( maiden name )

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