Its source is a Spanish expression meaning "Pretty."
This girl's name is used in Spanish.
The name Lyndia ranked 3309th in popularity for females of all ages in a sample of the 1990 US Census.
Some authorities believe this name derives from the Germanic name element that ends the names Ermalinde, Gerlinde, and others. However, they do not agree on the meaning of that element -- some citing ''tender'' or ''soft,'' others believing that it refers to the serpent as a Teutonic symbol of wisdom.
An alternate theory holds that it developed as a short form of the English names Belinda and Melinda.