Name: Belinda

Origin and Meaning of the Name Belinda

  • Meaning:
    Beautiful serpent
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  • Meaning:
    Beautiful serpent
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  • Pronunciation:
    (beh LIN dah)
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    Itself (Belinda)
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Miscellaneous Info for Belinda

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    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    The origin and meaning of Belinda is still uncertain, but it very likely comes from the Germanic lindi meaning "serpent" and Latin bellus meaning "beautiful."

    Belinda loses a lock of her hair in Alexander Pope's satirical poem "The Rape of the Lock" (1712), the name was also used by John Vanbrugh in his play 'The Provoked Wife' (1697).

    Belinda Lee was an English actress of the 1950s.

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