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Glenda Meaning

    

Quick Facts

Name:

Glenda

Gender:

Girl

Pronunciation:

Glen-da

No. Of Syllables:

2

No. Of Letters:

6

Origin & Meaning

The name Glenda is of English origin.

The meaning of Glenda is "clean, pure, good".  

It is also of Welsh origin, where its meaning is "pure, chaste".

Popularity

In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 4668  in baby name popularity for girls with 30 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Glenda Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Glenda has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Glenda to other names.

History

A name created in the 20th century, composed of the Welsh elements glan meaning "clean, pure" and da meaning "good". This name was made famous in the 1939 movie, The Wizard of Oz as the name of the good witch of the north.

Numerology

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It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

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Name Fun

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Names Like This

English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.