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282k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Wanda

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Polish
  • Meaning: A slender, young tree
  • #254 All Time
Girls
Boys

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
188011110
1881660
188210100
1883550
188411110
188512120
188612120
188729290
188822220
188925250
189037370
189147470
189237370
189359590
189452520
189562620
189658580
189783830
18981061060
189985850
190094940
190181810
19021061060
19031341340
19041161160
19051251250
19061731730
19072002000
19082262260
19092722720
19103083080
19113803800
19125455450
19136876870
19148818810
19151,2331,2330
19161,5051,5050
19171,5511,5456
19181,8341,8277
19191,8231,8230
19202,1982,1980
19212,7462,7379
19222,9912,9847#92 girl name
19233,4153,4096#80 girl name
19243,7423,7339#74 girl name
19253,8123,8048#72 girl name
19264,1384,12513#66 girl name
19274,3224,30319#66 girl name
19284,3314,31615#63 girl name
19294,4194,39623#61 girl name
19304,5374,52215#56 girl name
19314,4194,39524#54 girl name
19324,2804,26218#52 girl name
19334,2844,26519#48 girl name
19344,3964,36927#47 girl name
19354,1194,10217#49 girl name
19363,8903,88010#56 girl name
19374,2164,20016#55 girl name
19384,5334,51122#49 girl name
19394,5764,55917#50 girl name
19404,7344,70925#52 girl name
19414,7574,73621#53 girl name
19424,8114,78922#54 girl name
19434,7254,70520#56 girl name
19444,4524,43022#58 girl name
19454,3114,29417#58 girl name
19465,2505,23515#59 girl name
19475,6545,6495#66 girl name
19485,9345,91915#57 girl name
19496,3196,30712#56 girl name
19506,9486,93117#52 girl name
19517,2437,23013#52 girl name
19527,1867,16719#54 girl name
19537,2067,18917#57 girl name
19547,4767,45323#58 girl name
19557,4267,41412#61 girl name
19567,5777,55522#61 girl name
19577,7227,70022#59 girl name
19586,9136,89122#65 girl name
19596,9286,90721#65 girl name
19606,7006,67525#66 girl name
19616,4926,46032#70 girl name
19626,0276,00621#77 girl name
19635,6255,59035#76 girl name
19645,1915,16823#81 girl name
19654,6664,65115#81 girl name
19664,1174,09423#84 girl name
19673,4913,47318#100 girl name
19682,9852,96223
19692,7002,68515
19702,7262,7188
19712,3762,3679
19721,7841,7768
19731,4191,4127
19741,2171,2107
19751,0581,0580
19768558550
19777357287
19785885880
19795755750
19804804800
19814574570
19823403355
19833263197
19842972925
19852342340
19861871825
19872232185
19881751750
19891791790
19901911910
19911731730
19921221220
19931331330
199496960
199591910
199679790
199759590
199871710
199979790
200061610
200156560
200264640
200368680
200436360
200548480
200630300
200730300
200838380
200942420
201018180
201124240
201228280
201330300
201422220

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 1927 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Wanda" ranks #40 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Ohio. Imagine that, 302 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 1927. Across the entire United States a total of 4,322 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 "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 warmth, the glow of your friendship.

A is for able, for you surely are.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

D is for delight, a surprise from within.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

Your name in reverse order is "Adnaw". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Wdaan". 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 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 region near the Rockies? 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 her career being from 1987 to present. Wanda was born in 1964 in Portsmouth, Virginia, U.S.

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Wanda De Jesus

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

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Wanda Acuna

Wanda was born in 1966.

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Wanda Shirk

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

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Past life for Wanda born Apr 29, 1993

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 USA North-Central approximately on 1025. Your profession was philosopher and thinker.

You had an artistic personality, always transforming ugly into beauty, gray into bright colors. You would find an opportunity of creative self-expression in any situation. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

Name poster for Wanda

Name poster for Wanda(click to save the high quality version)

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