What does Nanda mean?
Nanda \n(a)-nda, nan-da\ as a girls' name. Nanda's root is Old German, and the meaning of Nanda is "ready journey". Nanda is a derivative of Fernanda (Old German): from fard nand. Rare as a name for baby girls.
Nanda is an uncommon given name for women but a somewhat popular last name for all people (#61663 out of 88799, Top 69%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Popular related forms of Nanda (#unlisted) appearing in the Top 1000 are Fernanda (#528 last year), Nan and Fern. Adoption of these girl names reached its apex during 1890-1899 and has become much lower since, with the versions Nan and Fern becoming less in vogue. Fernanda (#528) is the most chic birth name in this list. Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of the girl name Nanda and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)