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The name Melinda is an alternate form of Belinda.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Melinda has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Melinda
Use of the Name Melinda for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
131,396 117,405 30,992 3,319 875 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Melinda has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Melinda last appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 2002, the last year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Melinda
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188046214  
188152811  
188262310  
188357512  
18849027  
188572610  
188652119  
18879158  
188855721  
188963317  
189078113  
18919849  
189265320  
189384913  
189483714  
189567722  
189689114  
189785515  
189876620  
189981017  
190082321  
190181617  
1902    
1903    
190487118  
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1929    
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1931    
1932    
1933    
1934    
1935    
193699049  
193776480  
1938665108  
1939487191  
1940380305  
1941374328  
1942330442  
1943308510  
1944347392  
1945376356  
1946336485  
1947300694  
1948267837  
19492271,069  
19502221,162  
19512051,404  
19521951,519  
19531771,771  
19541761,947  
19551512,410  
19561422,714  
19571462,826  
19581422,931  
19591512,811  
19601433,046  
19611293,503  
19621183,852  
19631213,573  
19641133,701  
19651003,798  
19661023,384  
1967953,634  
1968903,812  
1969893,992  
1970934,221  
1971854,053  
1972813,675  
1973724,146  
1974813,749  
1975913,283  
1976962,993  
1977963,044  
1978843,558  
1979823,704  
1980923,200  
19811082,773  
19821232,405  
19831382,141  
19841292,224  
19851372,115  
19861471,956  
19871431,920  
19881491,878  
19891751,587  
19902071,379  
19912231,265  
19922581,085  
1993283981  
1994348764  
1995410632  
1996465539  
1997521459  
1998585413  
1999606401  
2000698336  
2001788299  
2002930240  
Totals:  131,396 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Melinda as a girl's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Melinda appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 90 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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