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Gender: Female Origin of Mindy: Diminutive of Melinda Meaning of Melinda: English combination name

The name Mindy is a girl's name . Mindy and is often added to lists like Baby Girl Names Ending in Y and discussed in our forums with posts like "Girls Makeover - Two Middles".

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Famous People Named Mindy

Mindy Kaling (born Vera Mindy Chokalingam), American actress
Malinda Gayle "Mindy" McCready, American country singer
Melinda Heather "Mindy" Cohn, American actress
Melinda Patrice "Mindy" Clarke, American actress
Mindy Feldman, sister of American actor Corey Feldman
Mindy Lee Sterling, American actress
Mindy Smith, American singer-songwriter
Mindy Grossman, American CEO of Home Shopping Network
Mindy Gledhill, American singer-songwriter
Mindy Duncan, Miss Teen USA 1988
Mindy Robinson, American actress
Mindy McKnight, American vlogger from CuteGirlsHairstyles YouTube Channel

Pop Culture References for the name Mindy

Mindy Macready aka Hitgirl, character in movie "Kick-Ass"
Mindy Crenshaw, character in TV's "Drake and Josh"
Mindy McConnell, character in TV's "Mork & Mindy"
Mindy Simmons, character in TV's "The Simpsons"
Mindy O'Dell, character in TV's "Veronica Mars"
Mindy and Buttons, characters on TV's "Animaniacs"
Mindy, twin of Cindy on TV's "Pretty Little Liars"
Mindy Kuhel Lahiri (Mindy Kaling), character in "The Mindy Project"
Mindy, a mermaid in "The SpongeBob SquarePants" Movie
Mindy Gladstone, Joey's mom on TV's "Full House"
Mindy Minus, character on TV's "100 Things to Do Before High School"
Mindy Kominsky, character on TV's "The Kominsky Method"

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paulapuddephatt Says:


Mindy is sweet. I didn't know it was short for Melinda. I can see how that would work, but I'm guessing that people use it for multiple names. It's similar to Milly/Millie and Mandy/Mandi. I would guess that quite a few people did/do use Mindy as an independent name, as it certainly works on its own, although personally I would tend to prefer it as a nickname. I'm very much a "long name with nickname" lover though, so that's not really surprising.

RoddyThlayli Says:


"Buttons chases Mindy". Forever tied to Animaniacs, for me.

disqus_eItZPjcRQ9 Says:


Mindy is a nice name, contrary to your description! Having the only description for this name be "time to go back to the original"does not help anyone.