Meaning and Origin of the Name Belinda

The name Belinda is taken from the old language of German. The meaning of Belinda then was snake taken from the German name of Betlindis.

The meaning of Belinda changed from meaning like a snake from the German and from the Romance language Italian, to meaning extremely beautiful. The meaning given to Belinda in the old English was extremely beautiful. The name is associated with very charming and charismatic women.  In America, the name Belinda is meant to mean extremely beautiful.


In 2014 Belinda was not in the top 100 most popular baby girls’ names in England.

Famous People Called Belinda

The popularity of the name Belinda grew in America with the talent and success of the singer for the Go-Gos Belinda Carlisle. The popularity of Belinda is growing with more famous people being attached to the name at birth.

Another famous person to have the name of Belinda was Belinda Lee. She was an actress who was born in 1935 and died in 1961. Other famous Belinda’s include Belinda Wilson a television actress and Belinda Peregrin an international singer.

The numerological number for Belinda is six. People with this number are talented and express themselves well in public. They need to be appreciated and will respond well to praise and admiration.

Useful Resources

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