Belinda

First Name
72k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
105
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Belinda mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Belinda

"Belinda" is a name of Spanish origin, and it means "Beautiful". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Wiktionary

Belle +‎ -inda, base from various Romance sources such as French belle, Italian bella (“beautiful”), suffix Latinate form of German linde (“soft”) (English linden, lithe). Popularised by Alexander Pope in his poem The Rape of the Lock (1714). The moon is named after a character in Pope's poem.

  1. A female given name.
  2. (astronomy) The ninth satellite of Uranus. [Discovered 1986]

Belinda was also found in the following language(s): Faroese

Notable Persons Named Belinda

Belinda Carlisle is a pop rock, new wave music, and adult contemporary music musician. She was most prominent from 1977 to present. Belinda was given the name Belinda Jo Carlisle on August 17th, 1958 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, U.S. Belinda is also known as Belinda, Dottie Danger, and Belinda Jo Kurczeski.

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Belinda was born on March 10th, 1997 in Flawil, Switzerland.

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Belinda Peregrín is a singer-songwriter and actress. Her ongoing career started in 2000. Belinda was given the name Belinda Peregrín Schüll on August 15th, 1989 in Madrid, Spain.

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Belinda Stewart-Wilson is an actress. She was most prominent from 1995 to present. Belinda was born on April 16th, 1971.

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Khalilah Ali is an actor and actress. Khalilah was given the name Belinda Boyd in 1950.

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Belinda Stronach is a member of parliament. Belinda was born on May 2nd, 1966 in Newmarket, Ontario.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Belinda

Stan Belinda is a baseball player. Stan was born on August 6th, 1966 in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania.

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How popular is the baby name Belinda in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1889 5 5 0
1890 7 7 0
1894 6 6 0
1897 5 5 0
1899 5 5 0
1901 6 6 0
1903 6 6 0
1905 8 8 0
1907 6 6 0
1908 6 6 0
1910 6 6 0
1911 8 8 0
1912 5 5 0
1914 10 10 0
1915 13 13 0
1916 10 10 0
1917 6 6 0
1918 18 18 0
1919 7 7 0
1920 11 11 0
1921 17 17 0
1922 10 10 0
1923 7 7 0
1924 7 7 0
1925 9 9 0
1926 14 14 0
1927 17 17 0
1928 6 6 0
1929 10 10 0
1930 12 12 0
1931 7 7 0
1932 16 16 0
1933 10 10 0
1934 19 19 0
1935 15 15 0
1936 28 28 0
1937 29 29 0
1938 43 43 0
1939 41 41 0
1940 59 59 0
1941 73 73 0
1942 72 72 0
1943 84 84 0
1944 96 96 0
1945 108 108 0
1946 187 187 0
1947 242 242 0
1948 432 432 0
1949 1,509 1,509 0
1950 1,641 1,635 6
1951 1,795 1,790 5
1952 1,830 1,830 0
1953 1,791 1,791 0
1954 1,681 1,681 0
1955 2,036 2,036 0
1956 2,189 2,189 0
1957 2,356 2,345 11
1958 2,830 2,823 7
1959 2,819 2,819 0
1960 2,825 2,818 7
1961 3,120 3,115 5
1962 2,844 2,833 11
1963 2,694 2,688 6
1964 2,388 2,383 5
1965 2,032 2,026 6
1966 1,751 1,751 0
1967 1,814 1,809 5
1968 1,856 1,850 6
1969 1,683 1,675 8
1970 1,621 1,621 0
1971 1,893 1,886 7
1972 1,540 1,535 5
1973 1,498 1,498 0
1974 1,199 1,199 0
1975 1,139 1,139 0
1976 1,048 1,048 0
1977 950 944 6
1978 852 843 9
1979 777 777 0
1980 686 681 5
1981 640 633 7
1982 671 671 0
1983 581 581 0
1984 493 488 5
1985 444 437 7
1986 468 468 0
1987 469 464 5
1988 504 504 0
1989 422 422 0
1990 363 357 6
1991 356 356 0
1992 289 289 0
1993 292 292 0
1994 247 247 0
1995 191 191 0
1996 197 197 0
1997 173 173 0
1998 151 151 0
1999 120 120 0
2000 127 127 0
2001 124 124 0
2002 134 134 0
2003 131 131 0
2004 220 220 0
2005 369 369 0
2006 339 339 0
2007 472 472 0
2008 394 394 0
2009 339 339 0
2010 308 308 0
2011 237 237 0
2012 235 235 0
2013 264 264 0
2014 212 212 0
2015 192 192 0
2016 182 182 0
2017 169 169 0

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Popularity of Belinda as a first name

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Popularity of Belinda as a last name

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Common last names for Belinda

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Belinda U.S.
  White 87.62% 64.26%
  African American 4.76% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Belinda

People with the last name Belinda are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Belinda

  • What name lists does Belinda rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Belinda? Belinda is the 807th most popular name of all time. As a last name Belinda was the 154,907th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Belinda have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 72,030 babies born with the first name Belinda in the United States. That's more than enough people named Belinda to occupy the country of Dominica with an estimated population of 71,293 (as of May 14, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Belinda? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1889 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Belinda first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Belinda is Thursday, May 16th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Belinda born? The highest recorded use of the first name Belinda was in 1961 with a total of 3,115 babies. That's a lot of babies named Belinda!
  • Random Belinda Factoid: According to the 1967 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Belinda ranks 78th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, 277 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1967.
  • Weird things about the name Belinda: Your name in reverse order is Adnileb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Alndeib. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Belinda? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 105 people with the last name Belinda.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Belinda? Belinda is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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