Lawanda

First Name
12k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Lawanda

"Lawanda" is a name of American origin, and it means "Combination of La and Wanda". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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  1. A female given name, an African-American coinage.

Notable Persons Named Lawanda

LaWanda Page was a word play, observational comedy, black comedy, and off-color humor comedian. LaWanda was given the name Alberta Peal on October 19th, 1920 in Cleveland. She passed away on September 14th, 2002.

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LaWanda Cox is a historian.

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LaWanda Lindsey is a country music singing. She was most active from 1968 to 1978. LaWanda was born on January 12th, 1953.

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Wanda Nero Butler is a contemporary christian music, gospel music, traditional black gospel, and urban contemporary gospel singing and songwriter. She plays Singer-songwriter and Vocals. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1988 to 1988. Wanda was given the name Lawanda Marie Nero on September 24th, 1958 in Solano County, California. Wanda is also known as Princess of Gospel and Lawanda Marie Nero.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Lawanda

Signor Lawanda was a famous person. Signor was born on August 7th, 1849. He passed away on November 14th, 1934.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1917 6 6 0
1918 7 7 0
1919 9 9 0
1920 15 15 0
1921 16 16 0
1922 43 43 0
1923 35 35 0
1924 42 42 0
1925 37 37 0
1926 48 48 0
1927 76 76 0
1928 63 63 0
1929 56 56 0
1930 79 79 0
1931 70 70 0
1932 67 67 0
1933 71 71 0
1934 84 84 0
1935 75 75 0
1936 67 67 0
1937 56 56 0
1938 62 62 0
1939 68 68 0
1940 60 60 0
1941 66 66 0
1942 58 58 0
1943 71 71 0
1944 61 61 0
1945 64 64 0
1946 69 69 0
1947 75 75 0
1948 83 83 0
1949 103 103 0
1950 82 82 0
1951 97 97 0
1952 102 102 0
1953 111 111 0
1954 120 120 0
1955 105 105 0
1956 141 141 0
1957 157 157 0
1958 175 175 0
1959 177 177 0
1960 203 203 0
1961 210 210 0
1962 190 190 0
1963 217 217 0
1964 261 261 0
1965 226 226 0
1966 244 244 0
1967 214 214 0
1968 269 269 0
1969 280 280 0
1970 350 350 0
1971 417 417 0
1972 412 412 0
1973 441 441 0
1974 458 458 0
1975 529 529 0
1976 493 493 0
1977 598 592 6
1978 443 443 0
1979 397 397 0
1980 329 329 0
1981 284 284 0
1982 252 252 0
1983 153 153 0
1984 159 159 0
1985 122 122 0
1986 116 116 0
1987 97 97 0
1988 76 76 0
1989 71 71 0
1990 86 86 0
1991 77 77 0
1992 62 62 0
1993 44 44 0
1994 39 39 0
1995 34 34 0
1996 15 15 0
1997 24 24 0
1998 13 13 0
1999 9 9 0
2000 10 10 0
2001 7 7 0
2002 12 12 0
2003 7 7 0
2004 7 7 0
2009 7 7 0

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Popularity of Lawanda as a first name

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Common last names for Lawanda

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Fun Facts about the name Lawanda

  • How Popular is the name Lawanda? Lawanda is the 2,218th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Lawanda have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 12,093 babies born with the first name Lawanda in the United States. That's more than enough people named Lawanda to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Lawanda? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1917 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Lawanda first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Lawanda is Saturday, April 14th, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Lawanda born? The highest recorded use of the first name Lawanda was in 1977 with a total of 592 babies.
  • Random Lawanda Factoid: According to the 1977 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Lawanda ranks 80th in popularity as a baby girl's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, 51 babies in South Carolina have the same name as you in 1977.
  • Weird things about the name Lawanda: Your name in reverse order is Adnawal. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aaawndl. How do you pronounce that?

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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