Meaning and name origin
Meranda \m(e)-ran-da, mer(a)-nda\ as a girl's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Meranda is "worthy of admiration". Meranda is a variant of Miranda (Latin): in Shakespeare's "The Tempest", Miranda is an innocent girl raised and educated on an isolated island by her magician father.
Meranda is not a popular first name for females but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#37371 out of 88799, Top 42%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Meranda and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Miranda (#238), Myranda and Maranda. (2014 statistics).