Origin of the name Amanda
Amanda, of Latin origin, is a very popular first name. It is more often used as a boy (male) and a girl (female) name.
People having the name Amanda are in general originating from Australia, France, Spain, United Kingdom, United States of America.
For another variant of the name Amanda across the world, see Mandy.
Name meaning of Amanda
- Worthy of love
- She who must be loved
- Name Number: 7
- Interpretation: Inner, Thought, Mind, Psychology, Secret, Mystic, Strange, Study, Knowledge, Loneliness, Rest
History and Related Information
A 17th-century literary coinage from the Latin gerundive (feminine) amanda lovable, fit to be loved, from amāre to love. This is evidently modelled on Miranda. The masculine form Amandus, borne by various saints from the 4th to the 7th century, seems not to have been the source of the feminine form, and is itself not now used. The female name has enjoyed considerable popularity in the mid-20th century.
Short form: Manda.
Pet form: Mandy.
Popularity of the given name
The name Amanda is ranked on the 30ᵗʰ position of the most used names. It means that this name is very frequently used.
We estimate that there are at least 4123500 persons in the world having this name which is around 0.122% of the population.
The graph below represents the number of people who were given this name for each year since 1900 in the U.S.A.:
The name Amanda has six characters. It means that it is relatively medium-length, compared to the other names in our database.
Name Day Calendar
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