What does Meranda mean?
Meranda /mer-an-da/ [3 sylls.] as a name for girls is of Latin origin, and the name Meranda means "worthy of admiration". Meranda is a version of Miranda (Latin): in Shakespeare's "The Tempest". Merando is a familiar surname.
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. Census)
Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of Meranda and affiliated names. Miranda (#238 a year ago), Mira (#613), Myra (#638), Randy, Randi, Myranda and Maranda are the popular varying forms of Meranda (outside Top 1000) appearing in the Top 1000. Usage of these girl names reached its apex in the year 1994 (usage of 0.3739%) and has become much less since (usage 0.2159%, down 42.3%), with the versions Maranda, Myranda, Randi, Randy and Myra falling out of fashion. Mira (#613) and Miranda (#238) are two of the more contemporarily stylish birth names among these, and there is a resurgence in birth name usage for Miranda. (2014 Birth Statistics)