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Amanda Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Amanda is of Latin origin.

The meaning of Amanda is "lovable".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 314  in baby name popularity for girls with 1042 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Amanda Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Amanda has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Amanda to other names.


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The numbers that make up your child's name.

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Related Names

The names Amandine, Amandus are all forms of Amanda.

Amanda has the diminutives (nicknames) Mandalyn, Mandi, Mandie, Mandy.

Other Tidbits

Some famous bearers of this name include: Amanda Coetzer, Amanda Moore.

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Amanda in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Amanda.

Just for fun, see the name Amanda in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Amanda in Nautical Flags page.

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Last year this name was ranked as one of the top 1000 most popular names within its gender.

Keep in mind how popular a name is. Your child may feel that they fit in more with a more popular name. On the other hand, they may feel more special if their name is less popular and more uniquely their own. As you see it can go both ways, so just keep this point in mind as you examine the different possibilities.

Please refer to our Naming Tips page for more items to keep in mind when determining your baby's name.