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What does the name "Glenda" mean?

Glenda (Welsh): Holy and Good

The name "Glenda" is of Welsh origin and it means "Holy and Good". It's a name commonly given to girls.

G is for great, that describes you.

L is for listen, one of your best traits.

E is for elate, you make others happy.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

D is for diamond, the brilliance you shine.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

Your name in reverse order is "Adnelg". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Glneda". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Glenda" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Glenda? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 109,243 babies born with the name Glenda in the United States. That's more than enough Glendas to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1900 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Glenda" was in 1950 with a total of 4,213 babies. (That's a lot of baby Glendas)

According to the 1952 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Glenda" is not a popular baby girl's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 115 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1952. Across the entire United States a total of 3,892 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Glenda popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Glenda in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Glenda

Glenda Jackson

Glenda Jackson is an officeholder. Glenda was born in 1936 in Birkenhead, England.


Glennis Grace

Glennis Grace is a recording artist with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1994 to present. Glennis was born in 1978 as Glenda Hulita Elisabeth Batta in Amsterdam, Netherlands.


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