Mandy: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Mandy

Mandy

Pronunciation: MAN-dee (key)

Origin of the name Mandy:

Pet form of Amanda, a name derived from the Latin amanda (lovable, worthy to be loved). Amanda originated as a literary coinage of English playwright Colley Cibber (1671 - 1757).

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Related Names:

Amanda, Mandie

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UGH! Wish my mom had named me Amanda instead. As an adult, it becomes uncomfortable in professional situations to have such a young sounding nickname as my professional name.

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Meanings and history of the name Mandy: | Edit

means, "Lovable"
Diminutive form of Amanda or Miranda

Famous real-life people named Mandy: | Edit

Mandy Moore, singer/actress
Mandy Patinkin, male actor/singer/stage actor

Mandy in song, story & screen: | Edit

"Mandy" - Barry Manilow song
"Mandy" - song in White Christmas (1954)
Mandy Brocklehurst, a Ravenclaw student in the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling

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