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For other uses, see Belinda (disambiguation).
Gender Feminine
Other names
Related names Bindy, Linda

Belinda is a feminine given name of unknown origin, apparently coined from Italian bella, meaning "beautiful".[1] Alternatively it may be derived from the Old High German name Betlinde, which possibly meant "bright serpent" or "bright linden tree".[2]


  • Belinda Peregrín, known simply as "Belinda", a Spanish-born, naturalized Mexican singer and actress
  • Belinda Lima, American-born Cape Verdean singer also known simply as "Belinda"


Fictional characters[edit]


  1. ^ Flavia Hanks and Patrick Hodges, A Dictionary of First Names
  2. ^ E.G. Withycombe, Oxford Dictionary of Christian Names