The name Wanda is a girl's name of Slavic origin meaning "shepherdess; wanderer". Wanda and discussed in our forums with posts like "If I had 8 daughters whose names started with...".
From the experts:
Rarely heard, and when it is, usually attached to a witch. Historically, though, Wanda was a legendary eighth century queen of Poland, and in literature it is the central character of Ouida's eponymous novel Wanda. A musical namesake is the great Polish harpsichordist Wanda Landowska.