Rhonda

First Name
209k
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 Rhonda

"Rhonda" is a name of English origin, and it means "Noisy". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Wiktionary

Modern coinage explained as Welsh rhon (“pike, lance”) + da (“good”)

  1. A female given name.

Notable Persons Named Rhonda

Rhonda Ross Kendrick is an actress and actor. Rhonda was given the name Rhonda Suzanne Silberstein on August 14th, 1971 in Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Rhonda Fleming is a famed human. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1943 to 1990. Rhonda was given the name Marilyn Louis on August 10th, 1923 in Hollywood, California, U.S.

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Rhonda Byrne is an influential human. Rhonda was born in 1945 in Melbourne.

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Rhonda Perciavalle Patrick is a notable person in the fields of biochemistry, cell biology, molecular biology, and genetics. Rhonda was given the name Rhonda Perciavalle .

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Iyanla Vanzant is an inspirational speaker, lawyer, spiritual teacher, author, and tv personality. Her ongoing career started in 1980. Iyanla was given the name Rhonda Eva Harris on September 13th, 1953 in Brooklyn. Iyanla is also known as Harris and Rhonda Eva.

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LaChanze is an actress, singer, dancer, actor, singing, and dance. She was most prominent from 1988 to present. LaChanze was given the name Rhonda LaChanze Sapp on December 16th, 1961 in St. Augustine, Florida. LaChanze is also known as LaChanze Sapp, La Chanze Sapp-Gooding, and R. Lachanze Sapp.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1910 5 5 0
1914 6 6 0
1915 5 5 0
1917 8 8 0
1918 11 11 0
1919 7 7 0
1921 5 5 0
1922 14 14 0
1924 8 8 0
1925 9 9 0
1926 6 6 0
1927 7 7 0
1928 11 11 0
1929 11 11 0
1930 9 9 0
1931 21 21 0
1932 19 14 5
1933 22 22 0
1934 34 34 0
1935 49 49 0
1936 45 45 0
1937 50 50 0
1938 71 71 0
1939 57 57 0
1940 73 73 0
1941 101 101 0
1942 109 109 0
1943 113 113 0
1944 166 166 0
1945 302 302 0
1946 579 579 0
1947 610 603 7
1948 908 908 0
1949 1,874 1,867 7
1950 2,567 2,567 0
1951 3,224 3,214 10
1952 3,969 3,959 10 #95 girl name
1953 5,042 5,030 12 #85 girl name
1954 6,108 6,099 9 #71 girl name
1955 6,180 6,167 13 #71 girl name
1956 7,544 7,524 20 #62 girl name
1957 8,056 8,041 15 #52 girl name
1958 8,362 8,348 14 #48 girl name
1959 8,875 8,854 21 #45 girl name
1960 9,277 9,260 17 #44 girl name
1961 9,492 9,465 27 #46 girl name
1962 9,825 9,802 23 #45 girl name
1963 9,378 9,354 24 #45 girl name
1964 9,737 9,715 22 #43 girl name
1965 10,982 10,950 32 #37 girl name
1966 9,825 9,804 21 #39 girl name
1967 9,114 9,073 41 #41 girl name
1968 8,290 8,267 23 #42 girl name
1969 7,945 7,918 27 #44 girl name
1970 7,402 7,380 22 #46 girl name
1971 6,675 6,649 26 #46 girl name
1972 5,015 4,999 16 #60 girl name
1973 4,183 4,162 21 #70 girl name
1974 3,538 3,525 13 #86 girl name
1975 3,191 3,167 24 #93 girl name
1976 2,473 2,462 11
1977 2,170 2,162 8
1978 1,730 1,725 5
1979 1,724 1,716 8
1980 1,540 1,534 6
1981 1,363 1,356 7
1982 1,136 1,131 5
1983 945 939 6
1984 844 837 7
1985 668 668 0
1986 639 639 0
1987 607 607 0
1988 463 463 0
1989 406 401 5
1990 373 373 0
1991 314 314 0
1992 271 271 0
1993 245 245 0
1994 193 193 0
1995 141 141 0
1996 109 109 0
1997 124 124 0
1998 71 71 0
1999 108 108 0
2000 103 103 0
2001 69 69 0
2002 72 72 0
2003 62 62 0
2004 57 57 0
2005 44 44 0
2006 45 45 0
2007 34 34 0
2008 34 34 0
2009 27 27 0
2010 33 33 0
2011 20 20 0
2012 32 32 0
2013 23 23 0
2014 32 32 0
2015 18 18 0
2016 24 24 0

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Popularity of Rhonda as a first name

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Common last names for Rhonda

  • Smith
  • Williams
  • Johnson
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Thomas
  • Miller
  • Davis
  • Robinson
  • Taylor
  • Martin
  • Clark
  • Campbell
  • Green
  • Evans

Fun Facts about the name Rhonda

  • How Popular is the name Rhonda? Rhonda is the 355th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Rhonda have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 208,507 babies born with the first name Rhonda in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rhonda to occupy the country of Samoa with an estimated population of 186,340 (as of November 7, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rhonda? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1910 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Rhonda first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rhonda is Saturday, December 25th, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Rhonda born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rhonda was in 1965 with a total of 10,950 babies. That's a lot of babies named Rhonda!
  • Random Rhonda Factoid: According to the 1977 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rhonda ranks 102nd in popularity as a baby girl's name in Virginia. Imagine that, 61 babies in Virginia have the same name as you in 1977.
  • Weird things about the name Rhonda: Your name in reverse order is Adnohr. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hadnor. 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.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.