The name Linda is a girl's name of Spanish, Italian, Portuguese origin meaning "pretty". Linda is ranked #708 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Pretty Girl Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Name Association Game".
From the experts:
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.