Lynda

Lynda - A very unique female name



  May 24,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Lynda, meaning pretty, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1923 on position #1738. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Lynda and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Lynda? 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 Lynda. The baby girl name Lynda was given to 17 baby girls in 2012, ranking #3216 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 83,132 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Lynda peaked in popularity 72 years ago in 1947 on position 77.



Famous with this name

Lynda Boyd
Lynda Carter
Lynda Petty


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Lynda is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Lynda is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #2,105 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #3,053.

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 Lynda is where you live.


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Lynda origin and meaning

Lynda is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means pretty. To see famous people named Lynda, pop culture references for the name Lynda and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Lynda

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

Linda / Lynette / Lynnette / Lawanda / Lindy / Lanette / Linette / Lanita / Londa / Lyndi /

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
20123216
20114377
20103730
20092917
20082494
20073053
20062227
20052418
20042711
20032215
20022860
20012075
20001841
19991790
19981958
19971842
19961900
19951529
19941514
19931382
19921759
19911213
19901205
19891187
19881126
1987960
1986853
1985848
1984724
1983730
1982586
1981571
1980581
1979677
1978581
1977592
1976582
1975525
1974507
1973441
1972393
1971355
1970318
1969278
1968245
1967247
1966227
1965207
1964187
1963213
1962204
1961187
1960183
1959180
1958195
1957194
1956193
1955178
1954172
1953153
1952129
1951116
1950107
194993
194884
194777
1946109
1945111
1944113
1943114
1942132
1941153
1940166
1939220
1938275
1937384
1936465
1935636
1934948
1933777
19321161
19291639
19281891
19231738

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California2105
Texas3053

Even more about Lynda


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 Lynda 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 Lynda?

2 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
1947
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Lynda
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 83,132
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1923
2012 births +17

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