Vanda

First Name
2k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
232
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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  1. Any of numerous showy orchids of the genus Vanda having many large flowers in loose racemes
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  1. indefinite genitive plural of vöndur

Notable Persons Named Vanda

Vanda Godsell was an actress. Vanda was born on November 17th, 1922 in Bognor Regis. She left this life on April 2nd, 1990.

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Vanda Pignato is a First Lady of El Salvador. Vanda was born on February 16th, 1963 in São Paulo.

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Vanda was born on May 3rd, 1976 in Cluj-Napoca.

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Vanda was born in 1925. She breathed her last breath on January 12th, 2010.

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Vanda was born on December 8th, 1992.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Vanda

Harry Vanda is a rock music musician. He has had major accomplishments since 1964. Harry was given the name Johannes Hendrikus Jacob van den Berg on March 22nd, 1946 in Voorburg.

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Matt was born on October 16th, 1978 in Arizona, United States.

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Marek Vända is a sports team member for the FC Warrior Valga.

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1893 8 8 0
1898 6 6 0
1899 5 5 0
1900 5 5 0
1902 7 7 0
1909 8 8 0
1911 8 8 0
1912 5 5 0
1913 6 6 0
1914 10 10 0
1915 24 24 0
1916 15 15 0
1917 18 18 0
1918 18 18 0
1919 16 16 0
1920 21 21 0
1921 23 23 0
1922 16 16 0
1923 15 15 0
1924 21 21 0
1925 11 11 0
1926 19 19 0
1927 17 17 0
1928 15 15 0
1929 16 16 0
1930 15 15 0
1931 22 22 0
1932 17 17 0
1933 11 11 0
1934 27 27 0
1935 15 15 0
1936 22 22 0
1937 16 16 0
1938 22 22 0
1939 23 23 0
1940 34 34 0
1941 27 27 0
1942 17 17 0
1943 27 27 0
1944 29 29 0
1945 14 14 0
1946 28 28 0
1947 30 30 0
1948 35 35 0
1949 31 31 0
1950 31 31 0
1951 31 31 0
1952 36 36 0
1953 38 38 0
1954 29 29 0
1955 35 35 0
1956 29 29 0
1957 30 30 0
1958 40 40 0
1959 39 39 0
1960 45 45 0
1961 43 43 0
1962 39 39 0
1963 20 20 0
1964 30 30 0
1965 39 39 0
1966 30 30 0
1967 19 19 0
1968 23 23 0
1969 17 17 0
1970 19 19 0
1971 14 14 0
1972 13 13 0
1973 15 15 0
1974 13 13 0
1975 9 9 0
1976 15 15 0
1977 12 12 0
1978 15 15 0
1979 8 8 0
1980 9 9 0
1981 16 16 0
1983 10 10 0
1984 6 6 0
1985 7 7 0
1986 7 7 0
1987 5 5 0
1988 10 10 0
1989 9 9 0
1990 8 8 0
1992 8 8 0
1995 8 8 0
1999 5 5 0
2002 5 5 0

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Popularity of Vanda as a first name

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Popularity of Vanda as a last name

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Common last names for Vanda

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Vanda U.S.
  White 50.43% 64.26%
  African American 3.45% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 4.74% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 39.66% 16.26%

Of Last Name Vanda

People with the last name Vanda are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Vanda

  • How Popular is the name Vanda? Vanda is the 7,573rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Vanda was the 81,458th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Vanda have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,684 babies born with the first name Vanda in the United States. That's more than enough people named Vanda to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Vanda? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1893 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Vanda first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Vanda is Thursday, September 14th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Vanda born? The highest recorded use of the first name Vanda was in 1960 with a total of 45 babies.
  • Random Vanda Factoid: According to the 1965 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Vanda is not a popular baby girl's name in Kentucky. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Kentucky have the same name as you in 1965.
  • Weird things about the name Vanda: Your name in reverse order is Adnav. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Adnav. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Vanda? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 232 people with the last name Vanda.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Vanda? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Vanda as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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