Linda
Origin/Usage
Germanic
Pronunciation
LIN-də
Meaning
Tender woman
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Linda originates in Germanic languages and means "tender woman". It is most likely derived from the linden tree. Some sources suggest, though, that it might originate in Spanish language, meaning "pretty". It could also be used simply as a diminutive of names such as Melinda, Belinda, etc. As a feminine given name Linda is fairly popular in the United States even though lately its usage has declined.

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Lindee, Lindi, Lindy, Lynda, Lyndy, Lynnda, Lynndie

Famous Lindas

Linda Ronstadt - musician
Linda Blair - actress
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Linda Evangelista - model
Linda Evans - actress
Linda Hamilton - actress
Linda Bailey - writer
Linda Barnes - writer
Linda Cargill - writer
Linda Darnell - actress
Linda Dunn - writer
Linda Eder - musician
Linda Ezell - published author

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