Gender: Female Meaning of Linda: "pretty" Origin of Linda: Spanish, Portuguese and Italian word name meaning "pretty" Linda's Popularity in 2019: #776

Linda Origin and Meaning

The name Linda is a girl's name of Spanish, Italian, Portuguese origin meaning "pretty".

Linda will live forever in baby name history for toppling Mary from its four hundred year reign as Number 1. Queen of Names in 1947, Linda has fallen even further in favor than Mary today.

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Rank in US: #776

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ceruleanstardust Says:


Perhaps we should stick to constructive criticism, at least when in response to someone who's just said that they like their own name.

Sapphire Says:


Your name sucks it sounds like an old lady name and you should not like it

TechnoKitten Says:


I really like this name.It's cute and old fashioned.

burg123 Says:


Sounds like the name of some old English teacher

lindakovtoun Says:


I'm a Linda, who loves being a Linda!

LostKid Says:


Too dated for me.

Impwood Says:


This name IS pretty. I always feel so sorry for names that are considered "dated" and long to see them coming back.

snowsbeloved Says:


Yeah it's seems bland to me too. It's like this generation's Brittany. Attractive once but just passé now.

chellemma1 Says:


I think this is a lovely name that has a lot going for it. I think it still seems a bit old fashioned but give it a few years and I think it will start coming back.

mschull Says:


Awwwhhh! Come on, Bobby!

vintageisfave Says:


Nope, nope, and nope. This name will forever remind me of Linda Belcher

scblovesnames Says:


i like this name. The Linda i know was my piano teacher for 10 years.

madmaddie Says:


It’s so bland to me, mostly because I know so many. It was hot, now it’s not.

raevynstar Says:


It's an okay name. It's on my list, but I'd sooner use other names.