Lynda

First Name
78k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Lynda mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Lynda

"Lynda" is a name of Spanish origin, and it means "Pretty one". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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  1. A female given name, a spelling variant of Linda.

Notable Persons Named Lynda

Lynda Carter is an actress, singer-songwriter, and activist. She was most active from 1968 to present. Lynda was given the name Linda Jean Córdova Carter on July 24th, 1951 in Phoenix, Arizona, United States.

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Lynda was given the name Lynda Bird Johnson by her parents Lyndon B. Johnson and Lady Bird Johnson on March 19th, 1944 in Washington, D.C.

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Her career lasted from 1961 to 1961. Lynda was given the name Lynda Louise Day on December 11th, 1944 in San Marcos, Texas, U.S.

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Lynda Lopez is a journalist. Lynda was born on June 14th, 1971 in The Bronx. Lynda is also known as Ly-Lo.

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Lynda Baron is an actor and actress. Lynda was given the name Lilian Baron on March 24th, 1939 in Urmston.

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Lynda Bellingham was a broadcaster, actress, and author. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1971 to 2014. Lynda was given the name Meredith Lee Hughes on May 31st, 1948 in Montreal. She left this life on October 19th, 2014.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1882 5 5 0
1884 5 5 0
1888 6 6 0
1892 6 6 0
1893 9 9 0
1895 7 7 0
1896 9 9 0
1898 8 8 0
1903 6 6 0
1906 6 6 0
1907 12 12 0
1908 6 6 0
1909 12 12 0
1910 6 6 0
1911 5 5 0
1912 11 11 0
1913 13 13 0
1914 15 15 0
1915 18 18 0
1916 23 23 0
1917 16 16 0
1918 24 24 0
1919 17 17 0
1920 19 19 0
1921 22 22 0
1922 25 25 0
1923 28 28 0
1924 22 22 0
1925 29 29 0
1926 30 30 0
1927 24 24 0
1928 44 44 0
1929 39 39 0
1930 29 29 0
1931 46 46 0
1932 58 58 0
1933 68 68 0
1934 77 77 0
1935 110 110 0
1936 203 203 0
1937 299 299 0
1938 540 540 0
1939 764 764 0
1940 1,266 1,266 0
1941 1,498 1,490 8
1942 2,115 2,107 8
1943 2,421 2,412 9
1944 2,369 2,369 0
1945 2,479 2,469 10
1946 3,005 2,999 6
1947 4,850 4,840 10 #77 girl name
1948 4,174 4,167 7 #84 girl name
1949 3,830 3,830 0 #93 girl name
1950 3,309 3,300 9
1951 3,032 3,026 6
1952 2,811 2,811 0
1953 2,313 2,307 6
1954 2,030 2,023 7
1955 1,883 1,883 0
1956 1,759 1,759 0
1957 1,817 1,817 0
1958 1,746 1,741 5
1959 2,032 2,023 9
1960 2,125 2,125 0
1961 2,036 2,036 0
1962 1,768 1,768 0
1963 1,594 1,589 5
1964 1,984 1,984 0
1965 1,605 1,605 0
1966 1,309 1,309 0
1967 1,147 1,147 0
1968 1,121 1,115 6
1969 1,015 1,015 0
1970 849 849 0
1971 680 680 0
1972 531 531 0
1973 444 436 8
1974 360 360 0
1975 336 336 0
1976 297 297 0
1977 289 289 0
1978 304 304 0
1979 266 266 0
1980 312 312 0
1981 335 335 0
1982 333 333 0
1983 241 241 0
1984 225 225 0
1985 200 200 0
1986 190 190 0
1987 169 169 0
1988 145 145 0
1989 140 140 0
1990 148 148 0
1991 139 139 0
1992 96 96 0
1993 128 128 0
1994 110 110 0
1995 104 104 0
1996 81 81 0
1997 79 79 0
1998 83 83 0
1999 89 89 0
2000 88 88 0
2001 73 73 0
2002 63 63 0
2003 69 69 0
2004 64 64 0
2005 73 73 0
2006 83 83 0
2007 55 55 0
2008 67 67 0
2009 48 48 0
2010 45 45 0
2011 38 38 0
2012 46 46 0
2013 39 39 0
2014 60 60 0
2015 34 34 0
2016 31 31 0
2017 32 32 0

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Popularity of Lynda as a first name

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Common last names for Lynda

  • Smith
  • Brown
  • Johnson
  • Williams
  • Davis
  • Anderson
  • Martin
  • Allen
  • Clark
  • Ross

Fun Facts about the name Lynda

  • What name lists does Lynda rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Lynda? Lynda is the 765th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Lynda have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 77,875 babies born with the first name Lynda in the United States. That's more than enough people named Lynda 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 Lynda? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1882 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Lynda first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Lynda is Thursday, August 8th, 1867.
  • What year had the most people named Lynda born? The highest recorded use of the first name Lynda was in 1947 with a total of 4,840 babies. That's a lot of babies named Lynda!
  • Random Lynda Factoid: According to the 1951 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Lynda ranks 77th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Oregon. Imagine that, 47 babies in Oregon have the same name as you in 1951.
  • Weird things about the name Lynda: Your name in reverse order is Adnyl. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lnady. How do you pronounce that?

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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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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