Gender: Female Meaning of Lynda: "pretty" Origin of Lynda: Spelling variation of Linda

Lynda Origin and Meaning

The name Lynda is a girl's name meaning "pretty".

When President LBJ's daughter Linda Bird changed the spelling of her name to Lynda, she set a trend for spelling adventurism that's still rippling through the name world today.

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Kaylon O. Centres Says:


Lynda Bird Johnson was born with the Lynda spelling, she never changed it. Lucy Baines Johnson later became Luci Baines Johnson.

paulapuddephatt Says:


It's the best spelling if you want to use Lyn for short. I never like the look of Lin, and people tend to use that with Linda.

Sillysarahlily Says:


I prefer this spelling, its a pretty name