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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Girl. Ranked #65 most popular

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 acquaintance, the many friends you know.

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

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

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

D is for delight, a surprise from within.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

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

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 1944 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Amanda" is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 7 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1944. Across the entire United States a total of only 238 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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 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 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 Apr 24, 1939

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 Northern Australia approximately on 850. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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

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