What does Meranda mean?
Meranda [meran-da] as a name for girls is of Latin origin, and the name Meranda means "worthy of admiration". Meranda is a version, with the prefix Me-, of Miranda (Latin): in Shakespeare's "The Tempest".
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How popular is Meranda?
Meranda is an uncommonly occurring given name for women but a very prominent last name for all people (#34711 out of 150436, Top 23%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Charted below is the birth name statistics of Meranda for girls. Meranda entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its top position of #1001 in the U.S. in the year 1994, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Displayed below is an analysis of the ranking of Meranda and affiliated names. Miranda (#278 a year ago), Randa, Myranda and Maranda are the popular varying forms of Meranda appearing in the Top 2000. Usage of these forms of Meranda was common in the year 1995 (median #827) and has become much less since (#1655, ▼82%), with versions like Myranda falling out of fashion.
Meranda is pronounced similarly to Marianda and Marinda. Other suggested similar names are Armanda, Belenda, Belynda, Branda, Brianda, Brynda, Caranda, Celinda, Deanda, Debranda, Delinda, Demanda, Derinda, Dianda, Dorinda, Dyrinda (see Dorinda), Fernanda, Frayda, Geralda, Gerarda, Granada, Haralda, Larinda, Lawanda▼, Leanda, Leonda, Magda, Manda▼, Mando, Maraya, Marena, Marnja, Matana, Mayda, Meade, Meena, Melana, Melanee, Melaney, Melani, Melania, Melanie▲, Melany▲, Meleana, Melinda▼, Melisanda, Melynda, Meralda, Merced, Mercina, Merissa, Merna, Merola, Merona, Mersera, Mirana, Miriana, Mirjana, Miyana, Morena, Morgana, Murna, Nereida, Nereyda, Nerida, Orlanda, Sanda, Secunda, Serilda, Smeralda, Wenda, Zanda and Zenda. These names tend to be more frequently used than Meranda.See names in meaning and etymology.