Pronunciation: a-hma-hnda-h
Origin: Italy

Emmy Samtani

Emmy Samtani

Emmy is the founder of Kiindred and mother to 3 little ones. Over the last 4 years, she has worked with some of the most credible experts in the parenting space and is a keen contributor on all things parenthood.
Region Origin: Europe

Amanda is a feminine name of Latin origin, meaning "worthy of love" or "loveable". The name was first coined in the 17th century and is derived from the Shakespearean name Miranda, which shares a similar meaning and Latin roots. It is a classic name that has been used for girls through generations and has been popular in various cultures, including English, Portuguese, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Swedish, Danish, Hungarian, Norwegian, Latvian, and Late Roman. The name first appeared in 1212 on a birth record from Warwickshire, England, and it gained popularity in the 17th century when authors and poets started using it for characters in their works.

Amanda Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Amanda is currently #619 on Kiindred
gender-female Girl: Amanda is currently #320 on Kiindred Girl Names
gender-male Overall Unique: Amanda is currently #610 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-female Girl Unique: Amanda is currently #318 on Kiindred Girl Unique Names

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