Glinda

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Gender: F Origin of Glinda: Literary name

Glinda is famous as the name of the Good Witch in The Wizard of Oz, invented by author L. Frank Baum. but has there ever been a real life, non-fictional Glinda? Not in the US last year. The name may be related to the Welsh Glenda, itself a 20th century invention.

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Pop Culture References for the name Glinda

Glinda the Good Witch, character in L. Frank Baum's novel, "The Wizard of Oz" (1900). Portrayed by Billie Burke in the 1939 film, and by Michelle Williams in the 2013 film "Oz the Great and Powerful."
Glinda Upland, formerly Galinda, is an alternate portrayal of the character in Gregory Maguire's revisionist novels "The Wicked Years," and the Broadway Musical, "Wicked."