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What does the name "Wanda" mean?

Wanda (Polish): A slender, young tree

The name "Wanda" is of Polish origin and it means "A slender, young tree". It's a name commonly given to girls. There is 1 other name that is similar to this one.

W is for wonder, the child in us all.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

D is for delight, a surprise from within.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

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

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


Want to know about the populiarty of Wanda? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 281,893 babies born with the name Wanda in the United States. That's more than enough Wandas to occupy the territory of French Polynesia (France) with an estimated population of 277,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 11 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Wanda" was in 1957 with a total of 7,700 babies. (That's a lot of baby Wandas)

According to the 1960 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Wanda" ranks #74 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Montana. Imagine that, 26 babies in Montana have the same name as you in 1960. Across the entire United States a total of 6,700 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 Wanda popular?

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

Celebrities named Wanda

Wanda Sykes

Wanda Sykes is an actress, comedienne, and writer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1987 to present. Wanda was born in 1964 in Portsmouth, Virginia, U.S.


Wanda De Jesus

Wanda was born in 1960 in Manhattan, New York, U.S.


Wanda Acuna

Wanda was born in 1966.


Wanda Shirk

Wanda Shirk is a television survivor. Wanda was born in 1949.


Past life for Wanda born Sep 2, 1964

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Italy approximately on 825. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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