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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Malinda mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Malinda

"Malinda" is a name of American origin, and it means "Combination of Malia and Linda". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Wiktionary

Variant of Melinda, used since the eighteenth century.

  1. A female given name, alternative form of Melinda.

Notable Persons Named Malinda

Mindy McCready was a country music musician. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1995 to 2013. Mindy was given the name Malinda Gayle McCready on November 30th, 1975 in Fort Myers, Florida, U.S. She passed away on February 17th, 2013.

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Malinda was born on September 24th, 1975 in Heidelberg.

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Malinda Lo is a young-adult fiction, fantasy, and science fiction writer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2009 to present.

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Malinda Cramer was a minister (christianity), author, and minister. She was most active from 1887 to 1906. Malinda was given the name Malinda Elliott in 1844 in Greensboro, Indiana, United States. She breathed her last breath on August 2nd, 1906.

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Malinda was born on May 29th, 1979 in Colombo.

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Malinda was born on March 24th, 1987 in Colombo.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 35 35 0
1881 40 40 0
1882 43 43 0
1883 47 47 0
1884 55 55 0
1885 45 45 0
1886 53 53 0
1887 50 50 0
1888 73 73 0
1889 44 44 0
1890 62 62 0
1891 67 67 0
1892 53 53 0
1893 40 40 0
1894 62 62 0
1895 60 60 0
1896 52 52 0
1897 66 66 0
1898 69 69 0
1899 59 59 0
1900 81 81 0
1901 38 38 0
1902 72 72 0
1903 58 58 0
1904 52 52 0
1905 60 60 0
1906 69 69 0
1907 66 66 0
1908 56 56 0
1909 49 49 0
1910 48 48 0
1911 58 58 0
1912 85 85 0
1913 84 84 0
1914 86 86 0
1915 113 113 0
1916 109 109 0
1917 90 90 0
1918 118 118 0
1919 102 102 0
1920 117 117 0
1921 82 82 0
1922 87 87 0
1923 90 90 0
1924 70 70 0
1925 81 81 0
1926 70 70 0
1927 73 73 0
1928 66 66 0
1929 53 53 0
1930 46 46 0
1931 51 51 0
1932 49 49 0
1933 51 51 0
1934 55 55 0
1935 42 42 0
1936 55 55 0
1937 70 70 0
1938 69 69 0
1939 74 74 0
1940 102 102 0
1941 97 97 0
1942 131 131 0
1943 121 121 0
1944 121 121 0
1945 128 128 0
1946 158 158 0
1947 183 183 0
1948 165 165 0
1949 227 227 0
1950 224 224 0
1951 212 212 0
1952 210 210 0
1953 226 226 0
1954 235 235 0
1955 263 263 0
1956 307 307 0
1957 327 327 0
1958 365 365 0
1959 388 388 0
1960 316 316 0
1961 330 330 0
1962 356 356 0
1963 339 339 0
1964 340 340 0
1965 372 372 0
1966 308 308 0
1967 334 334 0
1968 388 388 0
1969 460 460 0
1970 454 454 0
1971 427 427 0
1972 419 419 0
1973 459 459 0
1974 399 399 0
1975 352 352 0
1976 381 381 0
1977 364 364 0
1978 440 440 0
1979 404 404 0
1980 355 355 0
1981 322 322 0
1982 292 292 0
1983 243 243 0
1984 261 261 0
1985 212 212 0
1986 200 200 0
1987 210 210 0
1988 196 196 0
1989 167 167 0
1990 186 186 0
1991 153 153 0
1992 151 151 0
1993 132 132 0
1994 122 122 0
1995 117 117 0
1996 93 93 0
1997 108 108 0
1998 85 85 0
1999 75 75 0
2000 101 101 0
2001 97 97 0
2002 98 98 0
2003 86 86 0
2004 79 79 0
2005 71 71 0
2006 92 92 0
2007 79 79 0
2008 80 80 0
2009 93 93 0
2010 66 66 0
2011 54 54 0
2012 56 56 0
2013 74 74 0
2014 79 79 0
2015 78 78 0
2016 63 63 0
2017 59 59 0

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Popularity of Malinda as a first name

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Common last names for Malinda

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Fun Facts about the name Malinda

  • What name lists does Malinda rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Malinda? Malinda is the 1,654th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Malinda have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 20,837 babies born with the first name Malinda in the United States. That's more than enough people named Malinda to occupy the territory of Cook Islands (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 17,791 (as of December 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Malinda? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 35 new born babies.
  • When was Malinda first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Malinda is Monday, March 9th, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Malinda born? The highest recorded use of the first name Malinda was in 1969 with a total of 460 babies.
  • Random Malinda Factoid: According to the 1958 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Malinda is not a popular baby girl's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 14 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 1958.
  • Weird things about the name Malinda: Your name in reverse order is Adnilam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mnaliad. 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).
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