Belinda - Meaning of Belinda
The name Belinda is widely used; it has 28 forms that are used in English and foreign languages. Forms of the name used in English include Annabelinda, Balina, Balinda, Baline, Balynda, Balyndah, Beleinda, Beleindah, Belenda, Belienda, Beliendah, Belina, Belindah, Belindra, Bellinda (also used in Spanish), Bellynda, Belyndah, Bindi, Lindy (also used in Spanish), and Velinda. Other English forms include the contractions Bel (also used in Spanish) and Blinda, the familiar forms Bella (also used in German, Italian, Scottish, and Spanish), Belle (also used in French, and Spanish), Bindy, and Linda (also used in Czech, Dutch, Italian, Scandinavian, and Spanish), and the variant spelling Belynda. The German Belinde is a form of Belinda that is in foreign languages.
Belinda is uncommon as a baby girl name. At the modest height of its usage in 1961, 0.150% of baby girls were named Belinda. It was #142 in rank then. The baby name has fallen out of favor since then, and is currently used only on a very light scale. Within the family of girl names directly related to Belinda, Bella was the most popular in 2012.
Baby names that sound like Belinda include Belindah, Balinda, Balynda, Balyndah, Belenda, Bellinda, Belynda, Belyndah, Blondia, Valencia, Belienda, Beliendah, Beleinda, Beleindah, Belinde, Bellynda, Blanda, Blandah, Blenda, and Blinda.
† Pronunciation for Belinda: B as in "be (B.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"
Details of famous persons named Belinda:
Actress Belinda Lang, born Belinda Lange 23 December 1953, Marylebone, London, England.
Singer Belinda Carlisle, born Belinda Jo Carlisle 17 August 1958, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California.