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Popularity
1.5m
in the U.S.
since 1880

Linda

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Spanish
  • Meaning: Pretty One
  • #19 All Time
Girls
Boys
Similar Names
78k Lynda (Spanish)
43k Lynette (French)
4k Linette (English)

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
188027270
188138380
188236360
188349490
188433330
188560600
188649490
188750500
188877770
188974740
189054540
189178780
189283830
189383830
189494940
189596960
18961041040
189781810
18981021020
189998980
19001261260
190186860
190291910
190390900
19041011010
19051061060
190698980
19071021020
190893930
19091051050
19101371370
19111301300
19121891890
19132382380
19142192190
19152902900
19162972970
19172912910
19183223220
19192822820
19203503500
19213673670
19223653650
19234234230
19244544540
19254444386
19264794790
19275165160
19285545540
19295165097
19304934930
19315345340
19327807755
19337957869
19341,0011,0010
19351,2071,19710
19362,4482,4399#97 girl name
19374,3994,38019#48 girl name
19387,0757,04728#31 girl name
193910,75610,71244#15 girl name
194018,42818,36959#8 girl name
194123,79823,71880#5 girl name
194231,73031,609121#4 girl name
194338,57538,438137#4 girl name
194438,52138,407114#3 girl name
194541,57641,465111#2 girl name
194652,82352,708115#2 girl name
194799,89599,680215#1 girl name
194896,41296,205207#1 girl name
194991,17991,010169#1 girl name
195080,56180,431130#1 girl name
195174,05873,933125#1 girl name
195267,23367,096137#1 girl name
195361,35861,244114#2 girl name
195455,48855,372116#2 girl name
195551,37951,275104#3 girl name
195648,17248,065107#3 girl name
195744,61444,496118#3 girl name
195841,99641,90096#3 girl name
195940,52940,407122#3 girl name
196037,41237,31597#3 girl name
196135,65535,57085#4 girl name
196231,54731,46285#5 girl name
196327,79527,71085#5 girl name
196423,72423,63193#8 girl name
196519,40219,33963#8 girl name
196615,61315,56053#18 girl name
196713,23113,19833#26 girl name
196811,40811,36741#28 girl name
196910,29810,24949#33 girl name
19708,7768,73739#38 girl name
19717,4057,37827#42 girl name
19725,7805,74733#51 girl name
19734,7584,73820#61 girl name
19744,1064,08521#75 girl name
19753,5453,52520#81 girl name
19763,1543,14212#90 girl name
19772,9312,90922#99 girl name
19782,9512,93615#100 girl name
19792,7562,74016
19802,8232,80518
19812,7442,72915
19822,8062,78719
19832,4972,47324
19842,3452,33312
19852,1242,11212
19861,9711,95021
19871,9451,93015
19881,8531,8449
19891,8601,84317
19901,6711,66011
19911,6181,60810
19921,5931,58112
19931,4931,4867
19941,2931,28211
19951,2331,2330
19969859850
19971,0941,0940
19989709700
19998988980
20008488480
20018378370
20027697690
20037397390
20047277270
20057457450
20066986980
20076596590
20086116110
20095485480
20104744740
20114884880
20124484480
20134394390
20144664660

Want to know about the populiarty of Linda? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,454,599 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 99,680 babies. (That's a lot of baby Lindas)

According to the 1969 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Linda" ranks #24 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Rhode Island. Imagine that, 65 babies in Rhode Island have the same name as you in 1969. Across the entire United States a total of 10,298 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 "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 life, that you live so well.

I is for interest, you show in others.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

D is for dandy, a description of you!

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

Your name in reverse order is "Adnil". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Lnida". 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 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 gulf coast area? 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.

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Linda Cardellini

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

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Linda Ronstadt

Linda Ronstadt is a singer, songwriter, musician, and record producer specializing in rock, rock and roll, folk, country rock, soft rock, jazz, big band, art rock music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1967 to 2011. Linda was born in 1946 as Linda Maria Ronstadt.

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Lynda Carter

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

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Linda Hamilton

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

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Linda Blair

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

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Past life for Linda born Dec 22, 1951

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 Australia approximately on 1850. Your profession was digger and undertaker.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

Name poster for Linda

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