Amanda (given name)
|Meaning||“She who must be loved”, “worthy of love”|
|See also||Amandine, Amy, Mandy, Miranda|
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The name “Amanda” first appeared in 1212 on a birth record from Warwickshire, England, and five centuries later the name was popularized by poets and playwrights. In the United States, “Amanda” slowly became more prominent from the 1930s to the 1960s, ranking among the top 200 baby names.
From 1976 to 1995, “Amanda” ranked in the ten most popular female baby names in the United States.