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Popularity
109k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Glenda

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Welsh
  • Meaning: Holy and Good
  • #593 All Time
Girls
Boys

How popular is the name "Glenda" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
1900550
1904660
190511110
1906550
190710100
190813130
190915150
191010100
191126260
191239390
191348480
191452520
191568680
191664640
191781810
191887870
191978780
19201111110
19211171170
19221161160
19231231230
19241501500
19251431430
19261671670
19271621620
19281841840
19291841840
19301811810
19312302300
19322882880
19336806800
19349219210
19351,1511,1447
19361,3661,3660
19371,5501,53614
19381,9691,95811
19392,2942,2868
19402,3592,3509
19412,6522,64111#96 girl name
19423,1093,09217#89 girl name
19433,4213,40219#83 girl name
19443,3763,36610#79 girl name
19452,9732,96310#92 girl name
19463,5753,5678#99 girl name
19474,1634,1567#96 girl name
19483,8453,83114#92 girl name
19493,9883,97612#87 girl name
19504,2224,2139#87 girl name
19514,1394,1327#89 girl name
19523,8923,88210#97 girl name
19533,6663,6606
19543,7413,7338
19553,3523,34111
19563,2473,2398
19573,2063,1988
19582,9922,98012
19592,8462,8397
19602,7002,69010
19612,6082,59810
19622,4662,4597
19632,0562,0488
19641,8681,8626
19651,5201,5155
19661,3741,3686
19671,1091,1090
19689989980
19699439430
19708938930
19717817810
19726156150
19735665660
19745075070
19754474470
19764564560
19774024020
19783623620
19792972970
19803293290
19813103100
19823263260
19832872870
19842312310
19852122120
19861981980
19871831830
19881711710
19892052050
19901751750
19911651650
19921791790
19931431430
19941371370
19951351350
19961241240
19971181180
19981111110
199986860
200096960
200186860
200295950
200389890
200466660
200589890
200672720
200775750
200861610
200957570
201046460
201148480
201239390
201332320
201430300

Want to know about the populiarty of Glenda? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 109,243 babies born with the name Glenda in the United States. That's more than enough Glendas to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1900 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Glenda" was in 1950 with a total of 4,213 babies. (That's a lot of baby Glendas)

According to the 1946 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Glenda" ranks #28 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Tennessee. Imagine that, 271 babies in Tennessee have the same name as you in 1946. Across the entire United States a total of 3,575 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Glenda" mean?

Glenda (Welsh): Holy and Good

The name "Glenda" is of Welsh origin and it means "Holy and Good". It's a name commonly given to girls.

G is for goal, your eye on the future.

L is for loyalty, that you show.

E is for elegant, born within you.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

D is for desire, your thoughts do aspire.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

Your name in reverse order is "Adnelg". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Lneagd". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Glenda popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Glenda in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Glenda

Glenda Jackson

Glenda Jackson is an officeholder. Glenda was born in 1936 in Birkenhead, England.

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Glennis Grace

Glennis Grace is a recording artist with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1994 to present. Glennis was born in 1978 as Glenda Hulita Elisabeth Batta in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

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Past life for Glenda born Oct 22, 1962

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Africa approximately on 725. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

Name poster for Glenda

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