Glenda - Meaning Of Glenda, What Does Glenda Mean?

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Glenda Meaning


What does Glenda mean, popularity, numerology and more.

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".

Glenda is generally used as a girl's name. It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Glen-da.

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.


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.

Would you like to fingerspell the name Glenda in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

Just for fun, see the name Glenda in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Glenda in Nautical Flags page.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Glenda Numerology page.

Glenda Numerology
Glenda in Hieroglyhics
Glenda in Nautical Flags
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.

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