Infographic of Melinda name meaning, which is “The girl with the pretty legs,” from the Greek melos (a limb) and the Spanish Undo (pretty).
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Melinda Name Popularity

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

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 0 0%
1911 0 0%
1912 0 0%
1913 1,201 5 0.0009%
1914 0 0%
1915 0 0%
1916 0 0%
1917 0 0%
1918 0 0%
1919 0 0%
1920 1,678 5 0.0004%
1921 0 0%
1922 0 0%
1923 1,718 5 0.0004%
1924 0 0%
1925 0 0%
1926 0 0%
1927 0 0%
1928 0 0%
1929 1,605 5 0.0005%
1930 0 0%
1931 0 0%
1932 0 0%
1933 0 0%
1934 1,490 5 0.0005%
1935 1,203 10 0.001%
1936 1,031 16 0.0017%
1937 839 31 0.0031%
1938 677 61 0.006%
1939 500 133 0.0131%
1940 381 261 0.0246%
1941 385 277 0.0246%
1942 331 401 0.0318%
1943 308 467 0.0358%
1944 350 340 0.0274%
1945 370 314 0.0257%
1946 350 432 0.0293%
1947 297 670 0.0401%
1948 263 810 0.0507%
1949 227 1,035 0.0643%
1950 221 1,137 0.0706%
1951 205 1,385 0.0817%
1952 195 1,492 0.0855%
1953 179 1,742 0.0984%
1954 176 1,930 0.1056%
1955 151 2,397 0.1303%
1956 142 2,705 0.1432%
1957 146 2,811 0.1461%
1958 143 2,922 0.1546%
1959 151 2,795 0.1471%
1960 143 3,047 0.1608%
1961 130 3,496 0.1852%
1962 118 3,848 0.2096%
1963 121 3,572 0.199%
1964 113 3,697 0.21%
1965 100 3,787 0.2316%
1966 102 3,381 0.2165%
1967 95 3,630 0.2392%
1968 91 3,808 0.2536%
1969 89 3,985 0.2587%
1970 93 4,225 0.2655%
1971 85 4,045 0.2692%
1972 81 3,668 0.2693%
1973 71 4,144 0.3196%
1974 81 3,747 0.2883%
1975 91 3,279 0.2552%
1976 95 2,990 0.232%
1977 96 3,038 0.2254%
1978 84 3,563 0.265%
1979 82 3,706 0.2628%
1980 92 3,202 0.219%
1981 109 2,762 0.1879%
1982 123 2,403 0.1608%
1983 138 2,137 0.1448%
1984 128 2,224 0.1495%
1985 139 2,093 0.1379%
1986 147 1,944 0.1288%
1987 142 1,908 0.125%
1988 149 1,862 0.1195%
1989 175 1,565 0.097%
1990 209 1,358 0.0819%
1991 221 1,247 0.0765%
1992 257 1,060 0.0664%
1993 280 963 0.0618%
1994 347 728 0.0474%
1995 410 595 0.0395%
1996 462 499 0.0333%
1997 531 404 0.0273%
1998 580 378 0.0253%
1999 600 366 0.0244%
2000 715 281 0.0184%
2001 762 263 0.0175%
2002 916 194 0.0129%
2003 1,121 140 0.0092%
2004 1,029 171 0.0112%
2005 1,153 146 0.0095%
2006 1,030 194 0.0124%
2007 1,033 200 0.0127%
2008 1,038 194 0.0126%
2009 1,216 141 0.0094%
2010 1,086 164 0.0114%
2011 1,181 137 0.0096%
2012 1,261 117 0.0082%
2013 1,325 103 0.0072%
2014 1,225 122 0.0084%
2015 1,230 123 0.0085%
2016 1,461 80 0.0055%
2017 1,398 84 0.006%
2018 1,555 62 0.0045%
2019 1,658 49 0.0036%
2020 1,920 51 0.004%

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Names Like Melinda

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What names are diminutives of Melinda?

A diminutive is a name that’s like Melinda sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Melinda, but shorter.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Linda

Pretty

Spanish

Lindy

Pretty; sweet

Spanish


What names are variants of Melinda?

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

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Linda

Pretty

Spanish

Lindy

Pretty; sweet

Spanish

Linnie

Sweet

Latin

Lynda

English

Maillie

Sweet

Latin

Malina

Peace

Polynesian

Malinda

Sweet

Latin

Malinde

Sweet

Latin

Mallie

Star of the sea; sweet

Latin

Mally

Sweet

Latin

Malynda

Sweet

Latin

Mandy

An endearing form of Amanda, “worthy of love,” from the Latin amare, to love.

Latin

Melina

Honey

Greek

Melinde

Sweet

Latin

Meline

Industrious, striving; work; sweet

Latin

Mellinda

Sweet

Latin

Melynda

Sweet

Latin


What names sound like Melinda?

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

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Mallantha

Dark flower

Greek

Melantha

Dark flower

Greek


What names are similar to Melinda?

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

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Mindy

Latin


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