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What does the name "Linda" mean?

Linda (Spanish): Pretty One

The name "Linda" is of Spanish origin and it means "Pretty One". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 18 other names that are similar to this one.

L is for love, your love of life!

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

D is for diamond, the brilliance you shine.

A is for activities, for you have many.

Your name in reverse order is "Adnil". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Adinl". 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.

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


Want to know about the populiarty of Linda? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,339,454 babies born with the name Linda in the United States. That's more than enough Lindas to occupy the country of Trinidad and Tobago with an estimated population of 1,317,714 (as of July 1, 2010). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 27 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Linda" was in 1947 with a total of 65,535 babies. (That's a lot of baby Lindas)

According to the 1968 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Linda" ranks #40 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Iowa. Imagine that, 126 babies in Iowa have the same name as you in 1968. Across the entire United States a total of 11,408 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Linda popular?

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

Celebrities named Linda

Tera Patrick

Tera Patrick is an adult biography. Tera was born in 1976 as Linda Ann Hopkins in Great Falls, Montana, USA.


Linda Cardellini

Linda Cardellini is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1996 to present. Linda was born in 1975 as Linda Edna Cardellini in Redwood City, California, U.S.


Linda Ronstadt

Linda Ronstadt is a singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, and actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1967 to 2011. Linda was born in 1946 as Linda Maria Ronstadt.


Lynda Carter

Lynda Carter is an actress, singer-songwriter, and activist with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1968 to present. Lynda was born in 1951 as Linda Jean Cordova Carter in Phoenix, Arizona, United States.


Linda Hamilton

Linda Hamilton is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1980 to present. Linda was born in 1956 as Linda Carroll Hamilton in Salisbury, Maryland, U.S.


Linda Blair

Linda Blair is an actress and producer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1968 to present. Linda was born in 1959 as Linda Denise Blair in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.


Past life for Linda born Feb 9, 1959

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 Southern Africa approximately on 1575. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.

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. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

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