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What does Nanda mean?

Nanda Pronunciation of Nanda [nan-da] as a girls' name has its root in Old German, and the meaning of Nanda is "ready journey". Nanda is a version of Fernanda (Old German): from fard nand.


3 different relations via Fernanda: Anda, Annda and Nan.

Creative forms:
(female) Nanta, Nanti, ..

(male) Nanne, Nansan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Nanda Brittany (N.B.), ..

How popular is Nanda?

Nanda is an uncommon given name for women but a very popular last name for all people (#34554 out of 150436, Top 23%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular related forms of Nanda (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000 are Fernanda (#559 from recent data) and Nan. Adoption of these relations of Nanda was common in 2009 (usage of 0.1%) and has become much lower since, with the version Nan going out of style. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Fernanda, Nan in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Nanda and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Amanda, Ananda, Canada, Canda, Chanda, Cynda, Darda, Deanda, Dianda, Fayda, Gada, Garda, Hinda, Inda, Jayda, Jenda, Lada, Lauda, Leanda, Linda, Luanda, Lynda, Mada, Magda, Maida, Manda, Naama, Nada, Nadja, Nadra, Naia, Naiada (see Naida), Naida, Naila, Naima, Nakia, Nalea, Nana, Nanci, Nancy, Nani, Nania, Nann, Nanna, Naoma, Narda, Nasia, Nata, Nava, Neda, Nedda, Nelda, Nina, Ninfa, Nolanda, Nona, Nyada, Nyna, Randa, Ronda, Saida, Sanda, Synda, Tada, Tadda, Valda, Vanda, Varda, Wahnda (see Wanda), Wanda, Wannda (see Wanda), Warda, Wonda, Zanda and Zenda. These names tend to be more commonly used than Nanda.

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