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)