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Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. LIN-də(English)
LIN-da(German)
LEEN-da(Italian)
LEEN-DA(French)
LEEN-dah(Finnish)
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Meaning & History

Originally a medieval short form of Germanic names containing the element lind meaning "flexible, soft, mild". It also coincides with the Spanish and Portuguese word linda meaning "beautiful".
VariantsLynda(English) Linde(Dutch) Linza(Ancient Germanic)
DiminutivesLindy, Linette, Linnie, Lyn, Lynette, Lynn, Lynne, Lynnette, Linnet, Linnette, Lyndi, Lynna(English) Linn(Swedish) Linn(Norwegian)
User SubmissionsLinda, Lindá

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