Gender Masculine & Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. LIN-dee  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Originally this was a masculine name, coming into use in America in 1927 when the dance called the Lindy Hop became popular. The dance was probably named for aviator Charles Lindbergh. Later this name was used as a diminutive of Linda.

Related Names

DiminutivesLynette, Lynnette
Other Languages & CulturesLinda(Czech) Linda(Danish) Linda, Linde(Dutch) Linda(Estonian) Linda(Finnish) Linda(French) Linda(German) Linda, Linza(Germanic) Linda(Hungarian) Linda(Icelandic) Linda(Italian) Linda(Latvian) Linda, Linn(Norwegian) Linda(Slovak) Linda, Linn(Swedish)


People think this name is

youthful   informal   natural   wholesome   refined  


Entry updated July 27, 2010