Given Name LINDA

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: LIN-də (English), LIN-da (German), LEEN-da (Italian), LEEN-DA (French), LEEN-dah (Finnish)  [details]

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".
VARIANTS: Lynda (English), Linza (Ancient Germanic)
DIMINUTIVES: Lindy, 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