Valda

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First recorded as a given name of Latvians in 1888. Feminine form of Valdis, from valdīt (to rule), and shortened from compound names containing the similar Germanic name element.

Proper noun[edit]

Valda f

  1. A female given name.

References[edit]

  • Klāvs Siliņš: Latviešu personvārdu vārdnīca. Riga "Zinātne" 1990, ISBN 5-7966-0278-0
  • [1] Population Register of Latvia: Valda was the only given name of 2484 persons in Latvia on May 21st 2010.