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784k
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since 1880

Amanda

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Worthy of Love
  • #65 All Time
Girls
Boys
Similar Names
1k Amando (Italian)

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
18802412410#89 girl name
18812632630#87 girl name
18822882880#91 girl name
18832872870#94 girl name
18843373370#92 girl name
18853393390#90 girl name
18863703700#91 girl name
18873383380#96 girl name
18884044040#97 girl name
18894134130#97 girl name
18903923920
18913713710
18924554550
18933873870
18944184180
18954314310
18963673670
18973543540
18983713710
18993313265
19003773770
19013173170
19023013010
19032472470
19042942940
19053113110
19062602600
19072852850
19082602600
19092712710
19102782780
19112802800
19123103100
19133463460
19143753750
19154124120
19164214210
19174454450
19183973970
19193793790
19203793790
19213923920
19223413410
19233623620
19243413410
19253103100
19263103100
19272342340
19282472470
19292092090
19301961960
19312092090
19322132130
19331991990
19341891890
19352112110
19361921920
19371761760
19381921920
19391851850
19402182180
19412232230
19422952950
19432842840
19442382380
19452802800
19462742740
19473103100
19483063060
19493333330
19503793790
19514094090
19524244195
19534274270
19544284280
19554514510
19566436430
19576676670
19587967960
19598588580
19609779770
19611,0561,0560
19629489480
19631,0401,0355
19641,2751,2750
19651,6551,6505
19662,3372,3298
19672,6742,66212
19682,4362,4306
19692,8302,81515
19703,5603,54911
19714,1444,13311#84 girl name
19724,1934,18112#75 girl name
19735,6465,62719#51 girl name
19747,5017,47625#35 girl name
197512,69712,65245#14 girl name
197615,65815,59167#10 girl name
197718,34218,28062#9 girl name
197820,60020,52080#6 girl name
197932,03731,926111#3 girl name
198035,90635,82086#2 girl name
198134,47234,372100#3 girl name
198234,31734,209108#3 girl name
198333,85533,752103#3 girl name
198434,01433,905109#4 girl name
198539,19239,048144#4 girl name
198640,65340,524129#3 girl name
198741,90841,785123#3 girl name
198839,57139,449122#3 girl name
198936,96036,826134#4 girl name
199034,50234,40696#4 girl name
199128,94328,88756#4 girl name
199225,08525,03451#3 girl name
199320,84020,80535#8 girl name
199418,75318,71142#8 girl name
199516,37616,34432#9 girl name
199613,99313,96924#13 girl name
199712,26212,23824#16 girl name
199810,92010,90614#19 girl name
19999,7549,73915#22 girl name
20008,5608,54911#32 girl name
20016,9746,96311#39 girl name
20026,1396,1327#46 girl name
20035,3485,3399#55 girl name
20044,6964,67719#67 girl name
20054,0944,0859#80 girl name
20063,3643,35410#100 girl name
20073,0443,0386
20082,4392,4390
20091,9511,9510
20101,6551,6550
20111,4131,4085
20121,2271,2270
20131,0641,0640
20141,0421,0420

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 1998 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Amanda" ranks #51 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Indiana. Imagine that, 151 babies in Indiana have the same name as you in 1998. Across the entire United States a total of 10,920 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 altruism, the unselfish you.

M is for musical, your hidden talent!

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

D is for delight, a surprise from within.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

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

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

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 south east? 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 her career being from 1996 to 2012. Amanda was born in 1986 as Amanda Laura Bynes in Thousand Oaks, California, U.S.

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Amanda Seyfried

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

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Mandy Moore

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

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Portia de Rossi

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

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Amanda Holden

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

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Amanda Peet

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

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Past life for Amanda born Aug 30, 1996

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Russia approximately on 1425. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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