Belinda

Belinda - A very unique female name



  Apr 22,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Belinda, meaning pretty one, or, serpent, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1937 on position #1560. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Belinda and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Belinda? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Belinda. The baby girl name Belinda was given to 179 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1077 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 7,895 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Belinda peaked in popularity 58 years ago in 1961 on position 143.



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Belinda is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Belinda is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #608 - and is the least popular in New York at position #1,494.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Belinda is where you live.


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Belinda origin and meaning

Belinda is a 7 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means pretty one, or, serpent. To see famous people named Belinda, pop culture references for the name Belinda and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Belinda

We've found the following names that sound similar to Belinda, sorted by popularity.

Blondell / Blenda / Belynda / Blondie / Blondine / Blondena / Balinda /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121077
20111055
2010848
2009817
2008775
2007634
2006814
2005732
20041046
20031419
20021358
20011435
20001482
19991569
19981280
19971080
1996989
1995943
1994857
1993741
1992764
1991643
1990656
1989545
1988440
1987489
1986472
1985477
1984435
1983383
1982349
1981367
1980345
1979309
1978277
1977261
1976230
1975216
1974213
1973181
1972187
1971164
1970200
1969193
1968177
1967176
1966188
1965175
1964161
1963150
1962149
1961143
1960150
1959150
1958144
1957164
1956167
1955169
1954188
1953175
1952172
1951170
1950173
1949186
1948377
1947521
1946587
1945753
1944823
1943999
1942895
1941898
19401172
19391593
19381048
19371560

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California608
Minnesota721
Florida734
Alabama811
Texas837
Georgia964
Illinois990
Indiana1024
Tennessee1078
Washington1103
North Carolina1388
Ohio1437
New York1494

Even more about Belinda


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Belinda a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Belinda?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1961
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Belinda
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 7,895
Letter count 7
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1937
2012 births +179

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