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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 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 #91 girl name
1887 338 338 0 #96 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 424 419 5
1953 427 427 0
1954 428 428 0
1955 451 451 0
1956 643 643 0
1957 667 667 0
1958 796 796 0
1959 858 858 0
1960 977 977 0
1961 1,056 1,056 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 2,674 2,662 12
1968 2,436 2,430 6
1969 2,830 2,815 15
1970 3,560 3,549 11
1971 4,144 4,133 11 #84 girl name
1972 4,193 4,181 12 #75 girl name
1973 5,646 5,627 19 #51 girl name
1974 7,501 7,476 25 #35 girl name
1975 12,697 12,652 45 #14 girl name
1976 15,658 15,591 67 #10 girl name
1977 18,342 18,280 62 #9 girl name
1978 20,600 20,520 80 #6 girl name
1979 32,037 31,926 111 #3 girl name
1980 35,906 35,820 86 #2 girl name
1981 34,472 34,372 100 #3 girl name
1982 34,317 34,209 108 #3 girl name
1983 33,855 33,752 103 #3 girl name
1984 34,014 33,905 109 #4 girl name
1985 39,192 39,048 144 #4 girl name
1986 40,653 40,524 129 #3 girl name
1987 41,908 41,785 123 #3 girl name
1988 39,571 39,449 122 #3 girl name
1989 36,960 36,826 134 #4 girl name
1990 34,502 34,406 96 #4 girl name
1991 28,943 28,887 56 #4 girl name
1992 25,085 25,034 51 #3 girl name
1993 20,840 20,805 35 #8 girl name
1994 18,753 18,711 42 #8 girl name
1995 16,376 16,344 32 #9 girl name
1996 13,993 13,969 24 #13 girl name
1997 12,262 12,238 24 #16 girl name
1998 10,920 10,906 14 #19 girl name
1999 9,754 9,739 15 #22 girl name
2000 8,560 8,549 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 4,094 4,085 9 #80 girl name
2006 3,364 3,354 10 #100 girl name
2007 3,044 3,038 6
2008 2,439 2,439 0
2009 1,951 1,951 0
2010 1,655 1,655 0
2011 1,413 1,408 5
2012 1,227 1,227 0
2013 1,064 1,064 0
2014 1,042 1,042 0

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 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 41,785 babies. (That's a lot of baby Amandas)

According to the 1979 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Amanda" ranks #1 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Mississippi. Imagine that, 505 babies in Mississippi have the same name as you in 1979. Across the entire United States a total of 32,037 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.

Latin

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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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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Alternative Meanings

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

M is for mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

D is for desire, your thoughts do aspire.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

Your name in reverse order is "Adnama". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Daaman". 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.

Past life for Amanda born Apr 30, 1994

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 Cyprus approximately on 1850. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

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