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GenderFeminine
PronouncedPron.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 Linza Ancient Germanic
DiminutivesLindy, Linette, Linnie, Lyn, Lynette, Lynn, Lynne, Lynnette, Linnet, Linnette, Lyndi, Lynna English Linn Swedish Linn Norwegian
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Entry updated May 31, 2018   Contribute