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Girl Name: Malinda

Name: Malinda
Pronunciation: \m(a)-lin-da, mal(i)-nda\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: sweet
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Malynda, Malinde
Similar Names: Calinda, Salinda, Kalinda, Malina, Marinda, Yalinda
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 784


Malinda \m(a)-lin-da, mal(i)-nda\ as a girl's name is a variant of Melinda (Latin), and the meaning of Malinda is "sweet".

The baby name Malinda sounds like Malynda and Malinde. Other similar baby names are Calinda, Salinda, Kalinda, Malina, Marinda and Yalinda.


Malinda is a very popular first name for women (#784 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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