What does Meranda mean?
Meranda \m(e)-ran-da, mer(a)-nda\ as a name for girls is of Latin origin, and the name Meranda means "worthy of admiration". Meranda is a derivative of Miranda (Latin): in Shakespeare's "The Tempest".
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 (#unlisted) 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)