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Linda Name Popularity

How popular is the name Linda? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 329 95 0.027%
1911 363 79 0.0212%
1912 331 145 0.0288%
1913 312 187 0.033%
1914 377 153 0.022%
1915 353 246 0.0271%
1916 370 241 0.0249%
1917 373 237 0.0237%
1918 373 269 0.0251%
1919 405 216 0.0206%
1920 350 304 0.0273%
1921 340 327 0.0286%
1922 334 336 0.0302%
1923 313 384 0.0343%
1924 313 418 0.036%
1925 316 402 0.0356%
1926 302 448 0.0407%
1927 293 481 0.0435%
1928 275 520 0.0486%
1929 289 468 0.0452%
1930 297 449 0.043%
1931 269 486 0.0492%
1932 219 748 0.0757%
1933 216 754 0.0809%
1934 182 977 0.1011%
1935 164 1,177 0.1211%
1936 97 2,431 0.2524%
1937 48 4,375 0.444%
1938 31 7,039 0.6876%
1939 15 10,708 1.0527%
1940 8 18,366 1.7279%
1941 5 23,720 2.1075%
1942 4 31,607 2.503%
1943 4 38,438 2.9443%
1944 3 38,411 3.0992%
1945 2 41,461 3.3996%
1946 2 52,711 3.5723%
1947 1 99,686 5.9719%
1948 1 96,209 6.0268%
1949 1 91,016 5.658%
1950 1 80,432 4.9954%
1951 1 73,972 4.3629%
1952 1 67,088 3.8433%
1953 2 61,275 3.4622%
1954 2 55,381 3.0296%
1955 3 51,291 2.7885%
1956 3 48,065 2.5449%
1957 3 44,500 2.3126%
1958 3 41,898 2.2169%
1959 3 40,410 2.1269%
1960 3 37,314 1.9694%
1961 4 35,577 1.8845%
1962 5 31,466 1.714%
1963 5 27,717 1.5441%
1964 8 23,635 1.3427%
1965 8 19,335 1.1823%
1966 18 15,561 0.9967%
1967 26 13,198 0.8697%
1968 28 11,368 0.7571%
1969 33 10,248 0.6652%
1970 38 8,730 0.5486%
1971 42 7,375 0.4908%
1972 51 5,743 0.4217%
1973 61 4,730 0.3648%
1974 75 4,074 0.3134%
1975 81 3,519 0.2738%
1976 90 3,136 0.2433%
1977 99 2,905 0.2155%
1978 100 2,926 0.2176%
1979 115 2,727 0.1934%
1980 110 2,798 0.1914%
1981 111 2,716 0.1848%
1982 107 2,775 0.1857%
1983 118 2,463 0.1669%
1984 119 2,317 0.1558%
1985 138 2,096 0.1381%
1986 148 1,942 0.1287%
1987 144 1,903 0.1247%
1988 155 1,821 0.1169%
1989 157 1,817 0.1126%
1990 177 1,628 0.0982%
1991 186 1,578 0.0968%
1992 192 1,560 0.0977%
1993 198 1,459 0.0936%
1994 220 1,256 0.0818%
1995 230 1,209 0.0802%
1996 297 943 0.063%
1997 264 1,071 0.0724%
1998 313 940 0.0628%
1999 339 861 0.0575%
2000 357 818 0.0535%
2001 354 810 0.0538%
2002 381 748 0.0499%
2003 402 718 0.0472%
2004 417 697 0.0457%
2005 412 720 0.0471%
2006 450 666 0.0425%
2007 487 631 0.04%
2008 493 584 0.0378%
2009 549 513 0.0343%
2010 605 437 0.0303%
2011 587 441 0.031%
2012 649 380 0.0267%
2013 635 391 0.0275%
2014 607 419 0.0288%
2015 656 372 0.0256%
2016 655 383 0.0266%
2017 673 351 0.0251%
2018 672 354 0.0258%
2019 749 291 0.0215%

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Names Like Linda

If you like Linda, you’ll love these other names like Linda.


What names are variants of Linda?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Linda.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Lin

A variant of Lynn.

English

Lindalee

Pretty

Spanish

Lindee

Pretty

Spanish

Lindey

Pretty

Spanish

Lindi

Pretty

Spanish

Lindie

Pretty

Spanish

Lindira

Pretty

Spanish

Lindka

Pretty

Spanish

Lindy

Pretty; sweet

Spanish

Linn

Pretty

Spanish

Lyn

Pretty

Spanish

Lynda

English

Lynde

Pretty

Spanish

Lyndy

Pretty

Spanish

Lynn

Lake", "waterfall" or "pool", and probably would have been given to a family living near such a body of water. Sometimes used as a diminutive of Linda (Spanish) "pretty

Spanish

Lynnda

Pretty

Spanish

Lynndie

Pretty

Spanish

Lynne

Pretty

Spanish


What names sound like Linda?

If you like how Linda sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Linda.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Lenda

Lion's strength; lion strength

German

Lind

Lincoln's marsh; island of linden trees

English


What names are similar to Linda?

Find a name that’s like Linda, but just a little bit different.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Adelinde

Noble, soft, tender

German

Alinda

German

Arlinda

American

Barinda

Modern

Calandra

Lovely one

Greek

Derinda

Modern


Lists With Linda

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2 Comments

  1. Am called Linda and am happy that am a perfect illustration of the meaning of my name

  2. It’s my mother in low name


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