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What does the name "Amanda" mean?

Amanda (Latin): Worthy of Love

The name "Amanda" is of Latin origin and it means "Worthy of Love". It's a name commonly given to girls. There is 1 other name that is similar to this one.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

M is for mighty, your inner strength.

A is for able, for you surely are.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

D is for dependable, on you I can rely.

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

Your name in reverse order is "Adnama". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Adaamn". How do you pronounce that?

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How popular is the name "Amanda" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Amanda? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 783,945 babies born with the name Amanda in the United States. That's more than enough Amandas to occupy the country of Comoros with an estimated population of 773,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 241 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Amanda" was in 1987 with a total of 41,785 babies. (That's a lot of baby Amandas)

According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Amanda" is not a popular baby girl's name in Arizona. Imagine that, only 35 babies in Arizona have the same name as you in 2009. Across the entire United States a total of 1,951 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Amanda popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Amanda in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the new england region? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Amanda

Amanda Bynes

Amanda Bynes is a fashion designer and actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1996 to 2012. Amanda was born in 1986 as Amanda Laura Bynes in Thousand Oaks, California, U.S.


Amanda Seyfried

Amanda Seyfried is an actress, singer, and model with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1996 to present. Amanda was born in 1985 as Amanda Michelle Seyfried in Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States.


Mandy Moore

Mandy Moore is a singer-songwriter, actress, model, and fashion designer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1993 to present. Mandy was born in 1984 as Amanda Leigh Moore in Nashua, New Hampshire, U.S.


Portia de Rossi

Portia de Rossi is an actress, model, and philanthropist with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1994 to present. Portia was born in 1973 as Amanda Lee Rogers in Horsham, Victoria, Australia.


Amanda Holden

Amanda Holden is an actress, presenter, and singer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1991 to present. Amanda was born in 1971 as Amanda Louise Holden in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England.


Amanda Peet

Amanda Peet is an actress and playwright with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1995 to present. Amanda was born in 1972 in New York City, New York, U.S.


Past life for Amanda born Jan 31, 1945

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Austria approximately on 975. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, and temple-dancer.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

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