Gender: Female Meaning of Clarinda: "bright, clear" Origin of Clarinda: Literary elaboration of Clara

Clarinda Origin and Meaning

The name Clarinda is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "bright, clear".

A poetic name first used in Edmund Spenser's "The Faerie Queene" in 1596, it had a literary vogue in the 18th century, especially favored by Robert Burns. "inda" names--Melinda, Belinda, Linda" are not particularly in right now.

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paulapuddephatt Says:


Gorgeous name, loving this

Theodora_Phoenix Says:


Ooh pretty!