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Amanda

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

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 241 241 0 #89 girl name
1881 263 263 0 #87 girl name
1882 288 288 0 #91 girl name
1883 287 287 0 #94 girl name
1884 337 337 0 #92 girl name
1885 339 339 0 #90 girl name
1886 370 370 0 #92 girl name
1887 338 338 0 #97 girl name
1888 404 404 0 #97 girl name
1889 413 413 0 #97 girl name
1890 392 392 0
1891 371 371 0
1892 455 455 0
1893 387 387 0
1894 418 418 0
1895 431 431 0
1896 367 367 0
1897 354 354 0
1898 371 371 0
1899 331 326 5
1900 377 377 0
1901 317 317 0
1902 301 301 0
1903 247 247 0
1904 294 294 0
1905 311 311 0
1906 260 260 0
1907 285 285 0
1908 260 260 0
1909 271 271 0
1910 278 278 0
1911 280 280 0
1912 310 310 0
1913 346 346 0
1914 375 375 0
1915 412 412 0
1916 421 421 0
1917 445 445 0
1918 397 397 0
1919 379 379 0
1920 379 379 0
1921 392 392 0
1922 341 341 0
1923 362 362 0
1924 341 341 0
1925 310 310 0
1926 310 310 0
1927 234 234 0
1928 247 247 0
1929 209 209 0
1930 196 196 0
1931 209 209 0
1932 213 213 0
1933 199 199 0
1934 189 189 0
1935 211 211 0
1936 192 192 0
1937 176 176 0
1938 192 192 0
1939 185 185 0
1940 218 218 0
1941 223 223 0
1942 295 295 0
1943 284 284 0
1944 238 238 0
1945 280 280 0
1946 274 274 0
1947 310 310 0
1948 306 306 0
1949 333 333 0
1950 379 379 0
1951 409 409 0
1952 423 418 5
1953 428 428 0
1954 428 428 0
1955 452 452 0
1956 643 643 0
1957 667 667 0
1958 796 796 0
1959 858 858 0
1960 977 977 0
1961 1,057 1,057 0
1962 948 948 0
1963 1,040 1,035 5
1964 1,275 1,275 0
1965 1,655 1,650 5
1966 2,337 2,329 8
1967 2,675 2,663 12
1968 2,436 2,430 6
1969 2,832 2,817 15
1970 3,561 3,550 11
1971 4,144 4,133 11 #84 girl name
1972 4,193 4,181 12 #76 girl name
1973 5,646 5,627 19 #51 girl name
1974 7,501 7,476 25 #35 girl name
1975 12,698 12,653 45 #14 girl name
1976 15,658 15,591 67 #10 girl name
1977 18,342 18,280 62 #9 girl name
1978 20,602 20,522 80 #6 girl name
1979 32,038 31,927 111 #3 girl name
1980 35,905 35,819 86 #2 girl name
1981 34,473 34,373 100 #3 girl name
1982 34,318 34,210 108 #3 girl name
1983 33,857 33,754 103 #3 girl name
1984 34,015 33,906 109 #4 girl name
1985 39,194 39,050 144 #4 girl name
1986 40,651 40,522 129 #3 girl name
1987 41,909 41,786 123 #3 girl name
1988 39,573 39,451 122 #3 girl name
1989 36,961 36,827 134 #4 girl name
1990 34,501 34,405 96 #4 girl name
1991 28,943 28,887 56 #4 girl name
1992 25,085 25,034 51 #3 girl name
1993 20,844 20,809 35 #8 girl name
1994 18,757 18,715 42 #8 girl name
1995 16,377 16,345 32 #9 girl name
1996 13,997 13,973 24 #13 girl name
1997 12,263 12,239 24 #16 girl name
1998 10,922 10,908 14 #19 girl name
1999 9,756 9,741 15 #22 girl name
2000 8,561 8,550 11 #32 girl name
2001 6,974 6,963 11 #39 girl name
2002 6,139 6,132 7 #46 girl name
2003 5,348 5,339 9 #55 girl name
2004 4,696 4,677 19 #67 girl name
2005 4,097 4,088 9 #80 girl name
2006 3,365 3,355 10
2007 3,044 3,038 6
2008 2,439 2,439 0
2009 1,952 1,952 0
2010 1,655 1,655 0
2011 1,414 1,409 5
2012 1,228 1,228 0
2013 1,064 1,064 0
2014 1,048 1,048 0
2015 1,013 1,013 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Amanda baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 785,007 babies born with the name Amanda in the United States. That's more than enough Amandas to occupy the country of Guyana with an estimated population of 784,894 (as of July 1, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies 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 41,786 babies. (That's a lot of baby Amandas)

According to the 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Amanda" ranks #64 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Kentucky. Imagine that, 68 babies in Kentucky have the same name as you in 2001. Across the entire United States a total of 6,974 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Amanda" mean? The list below shows the origins of Amanda as well as things modernly associated with the name Amanda such as celebrities named Amanda.

Origin and Meaning of Amanda

The name "Amanda" is of Latin origin, and it means "Worthy of Love". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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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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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Amanda Crew

Amanda Crew is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Amanda was born in 1986 in Langley, British Columbia, Canada.

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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 Righetti

Amanda Righetti is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1995 to present. Amanda was born in 1984 in St. George, Utah, U.S.

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Amanda Lear

Amanda Lear is a singer, lyricist, painter, and television personality specializing in pop, dance, disco, and new wave music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1 to present. Amanda was born in 1946 as | alias= in Saigon, French Indochina; or British Hong Kong.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Amanda

Amanda Berry
Amanda Knox
Amanda Peterson
Amanda Todd
Amanda Cerny
Amanda Dufner

Alternative Meanings

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

D is for diamond, the brilliance you shine.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

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

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Past life for Amanda born Jul 2, 1934

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 Arctic approximately on 1475. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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