Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. lə-WAHN-də(English)
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Meaning & History

Combination of the popular prefix la and the name Wanda. This name has been used in America since the 1910s. It peaked in popularity in 1977, the same year that actress LaWanda Page (1920-2002) finished portraying the character Aunt Esther on the television comedy Sanford and Son. It subsequently faded from the charts.

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Entry updated January 21, 2022