Amanda Name Meaning & Origin

Amanda

Pronunciation: ah-MAN-də (key)

Origin of the name Amanda:

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

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Mandy, Manda, Mindy, Mena, Manni, Andy, Mandie, Mandi, Ammy, Amie, Mandee, Mander, Maddy, amanda-panda Amy, Manda Panda, Mandaia,Mandyah, Mand, Mands, Mandayah, Anda, Willa, Salamanda, Commanda, May-may, Garlic, Mashed potato, Seared leg of lamb with a red wine Jus and boiled winter vegetables

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Famous real-life people named Amanda

Amanda Seyfried, American actress
Amanda Bynes, American actress
Amanda Peet, American actress
Amanda Beard, American Olympic swimmer
Amanda Bearse, American actress
Amanda Palmer, singer/songwriter (Dresden Dolls/solo career)
Amanda Waldrop, up and coming local to Lincoln County, NC singer and song writer. Found on facebook and Twitter. Writer of poetry, songs, etc. Has a beautiful voice that can sing Gospel, rock, country, pop and hip hop. Sings Patsy Clind, Janis Joplin, Melissa Ethredge, etc covers as good as them theirselves! Awesome at Taylor Swift, etc songs. Also her own.
Amanda Webb, Future Wife to the World Renound W.I.L.L Scientist Justin Webb AKA Stripes, who developed the STRIPES vaccine.
Amanda Arcuri, Canadian actress
Amanda Kessel, professional ice hockey player (New York Riveters)

Amanda in song, story & screen

"Amanda", a song by Boston 1986
The Amanda, a Norwegian movie award
Amanda, a female immortal on Highlander: The Series
Amanda, character on Buffy the Vampire Slayer
The Amanda Show, a comedy/variety television program
Amanda Young, Jigsaw's apprentice from the Saw series of movies
Amanda Grayson, Spock's mother, character, Star Trek
"Amanda", a song by Don Williams 1973 and Waylon Jennings 1974
Amanda Lockhart, from the Kingdom Keeper series by Ridley Pearson
Amanda Lemmon, in the 1995 film "It Takes Two"
Amanda Rollins, detective from Dick Wolfs (Law & Order SVU)
Amanda McKay, character on Nickelodeon's Supah Ninjas
Amanda Benson, character in Nickelodeon's TV movie Swindled
Amanda Hinton, Drake's cousin and Justin Alfred Pennyworth's high school girlfriend in the movie "Where is Like Lemons"

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