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Lavonda is a modern baby girl’s name that was briefly popular in the mid-1960s. It comes from the Polish name Vanda with the popular prefix la-. Lavonda means “a Wend” which refers to the name of an early Germanic tribe.

Meaning of the name Lavonda:

English: a Wend

Origin of the name Lavonda:

Lavonda is a baby girl’s name of English origin that means “a Wend”. Lavonda is a modern created name that derives from the Polish name Vanda with the la- prefix. Vanda is the Polish spelling of the German name Wanda.

Symbolism of the name Lavonda:

Lavonda means “a Wend”. The Wend were an early Germanic tribe that lived in what is modern day eastern Germany.

Style of the name Lavonda:


Gender of the name Lavonda:

Lavonda is a girl's baby name.

Pronunciation of the name Lavonda:

leh-VAN-da (Polish, German), la-VAHN-də (English)

Number of syllables in the name Lavonda:


Emotion evoked from the name Lavonda:

Lavonda evokes feelings of passion and success.

Alternative spellings for the name Lavonda:

Lavanda, Lahvonda, Lavonde

Nicknames for the name Lavonda:

Popularity of the name Lavonda:

According to the Social Security Administration, Lavonda is a popular baby girl’s name. Lavonda was in the top 1000 baby names list in two years: 1965 and 1968. It peaked at #927 in 1965.

Related names for the name Lavonda:

Great middle names for the name Lavonda and their meanings:

  • Emmeline (work)
  • Shanti (peace)
  • Winnie (holy peacemaking, gentle friend)
  • Jenae (God is gracious)
  • Scarlett (red)
  • Makenna (happy one)
  • Willow (willow tree)
  • Zendaya (to give thanks)

Famous people with the name Lavonda:

  • Lavonda Williams (American producer)
  • LaVonda Wagner (American basketball coach)
  • Lavonda Reed (American researcher)
  • Lavonda Elam (American actress)
  • Lavonda Grant (American researcher)

Lavonda in popular culture:

  • Queen Lavonda (literature, “Seraphina” series by Rachel Hartman)
  • Lavonda (television, “Sordid Lives”)
  • Lavonda (television, “Robot Chicken”)
  • Lavonda (film, “A Very Sordid Wedding”)
  • Miss LaVonda (literature, “American Girl” series)
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