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pinWhat does Amanda mean?

Amanda /aman-da/ as a girls' 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 has 15 variants: Amada, Amandah, Amandi, Amandie, Amandine, Amandy, Amata, Demanda, Manda, Mandaline, Mandee, Mandi, Mandie, Mando and Mandy.

Related girl names: Henoheno and Mandoline.

Amanda has 6 more different relations via Miranda: Maranda, Meranda, Myranda, Randa, Randi and Randy.

Kreatif forms: Amanla, Amanto. [more]

pinHow popular is Amanda?

Amanda is a very popular first name for women (#40 out of 4276, Top 1%) and a slightly less popular surname for all people (#103706 out of 150436, Top 69%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the birth name popularity of Amanda for girls. Amanda reached its top position of #3 in the U.S. in the year 1992, and is presently at #314. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Amanda name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Amanda outside U.S.

Miranda (#238 from recent data), Myranda, Randi, Randy, Maranda, Manda, Mandi and Mandy are the prominent alternative forms of Amanda (#314 from recent data). These forms of Amanda were favored as baby names during the years 1980-1989 (usage of 0.4788%) and are somewhat less common today (usage 0.1609%, 66.4%), with versions such as Amanda, Mandi, Mandy, Manda and Randy falling out of style. Miranda is the most trendy birth name in this list, and there is also a rekindling in birth name usage for this name. Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of Amanda and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Amanda, Manda, Mandi, Mandy, Maranda in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Miranda, Myranda, Randi, Randy in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Amanda, Miranda outside U.S.

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Suggested similar baby names are Amana, Amande, Amandina, Amantha, Aminta, Amynta, Ananda and Armanda. These names tend to be less commonly used than Amanda.