GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: LIN-də (English), LIN-dah (German), LEEN-dah (Italian, Finnish, Estonian)   [key]
Meaning & History
Originally a medieval short form of Germanic names containing the element linde meaning "soft, tender". It also coincides with the Spanish word linda meaning "beautiful".
Related Names
VARIANTS: Lynda (English), Linza (Ancient Germanic)
DIMINUTIVES: Lindy, Linnie, Lynette, Lynn, Lynnette, Linette, Linnet, Linnette, Lyn, Lyndi, Lynna, Lynne (English)
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