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Meaning and name origin
Amanda \a-man-da, am(a)-nda\ as a girl's name is pronounced ah-MAN-dah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Amanda is "fit to be loved, lovable". Amanda first appeared on a 1212 birth record from Warwickshire, England. Literary: poets and playwrights brought this name into popular usage in the 17th century. The name was probably modelled on Miranda. May also be used as a feminine form of Amandus, the name of a sixth-century French saint. Actresses Amanda Plummer, Amanda Peet; pop musician Mandy Moore.
Amanda is a very popular first name for females (#40 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Amanda for girls (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Amanda and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Amanda, Manda, Mandi, Mandy and Miranda. (2014 statistics).
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