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Girl Name: Orinda

Name: Orinda
Pronunciation: \o-rin-da, or(i)-nda\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: gold, linda, pretty
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Orinthia, Arantxa, Orrnett, Ornetta, Ornett, Arnita, Arnit, Orrinthia, Orenthia
Similar Names: Brinda, Orina, Olinda


Orinda \o-rin-da, or(i)-nda\ as a girl's name is pronounced or-RIN-dah. It is of Latin origin. Possibly related to the Spanish word "oro" meaning "gold" or a variant of the Spanish word "linda" meaning "pretty". A 17th-century poetic name and the place name of a town in California.

Baby names that sound like Orinda are Orinthia, Arantxa, Orrnett, Ornetta, Ornett, Arnita, Arnit, Orrinthia and Orenthia. Other similar baby names are Brinda, Orina and Olinda.


Orinda is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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