Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. /ˈvan.da/(Polish, German) /ˈwɑn.də/(English) /wɑ̃.da/(French)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

Possibly from a Germanic name meaning "a Wend", referring to the Slavic people who inhabited eastern Germany. In Polish legends this was the name of the daughter of King Krak, the legendary founder of Krakow. It was introduced to the English-speaking world by the author Ouida, who used it for the heroine in her novel Wanda (1883).

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesVanda(Czech) Vanda(Hungarian) Vanda(Italian) Vanda(Latvian) Vanda(Lithuanian) Vanda(Portuguese) Vanda(Slovak)


People think this name is

classic   natural   wholesome   strong   refined   strange   simple  

Name Days

Poland: January 26
Poland: June 23


Entry updated April 23, 2024