The name Clarinda is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "bright, clear". Clarinda and is often added to lists like Classic Baby Names with a Twist and discussed in our forums with posts like "Girls Makeover - Two Middles".
From the experts:
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.