BELINDA
GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: bə-LIN-də   [key]
Meaning & History
The meaning of this name is not known for certain. The first element could be related Italian bella "beautiful". The second element could be related to Germanic lind "serpent, dragon" or linde "soft, tender". This name first arose in the 17th century, and was subsequently used by Alexander Pope in his poem 'The Rape of the Lock' (1712).
Related Names
DIMINUTIVE: Bindy
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